What is a Manual Imprint?

A manual imprint is a carbon copy of the customer’s credit card; it can be electronic (swiping the card through a credit card terminal) or manually taking a physical impression of the credit card.  Either of these two methods is required to prove that the customer’s credit card was present.

Electronic Merchant Systems Payment Processing Glossary :

Defining key payment processing and merchant services industry terms to help business owners make better decisions.




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