Local Credit Card Processing Company in Tampa

Searching for a credit card and payment processing company to service your Tampa area business?

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At Electronic Merchant Systems’ (EMS), we’re all about simplifying Tampa payment processing experience so your merchant services are affordable and convenient, and your customer payment processes are smooth, secure, and inclusive.

  • A diverse suite of payment and web solutions
  • A top-rated fraud protection program
  • A helpful, dedicated support team

Everything we do can be boiled down to one purpose: helping our clients. We exist to increase the financial well-being of our clients. We do this by making ourselves readily available to help our clients at all times, meaning 24/7/365. We know our Tampa merchants’ needs and work hard to meet customer demands, including customizing your payment options to suit the consumer demands of your business. You are the experts in your field. We want to eliminate the complexities of transaction process so that your customers can focus on what is really important: your products and services.

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EMS: The Best Merchant Services in Tampa

We believe there are three main components to our company’s success.

Our dedication to Customer Service, Technological Advancement, and Safety and Security have helped become largest independently owned and operated credit card processor in North America.

1. The Best in Customer Service

With EMS, you get the support you need when you need it. Our friendly Tampa team is available to you 24/7/365 and will work relentlessly to answer your merchant services and payment processing questions as they arise. It is important for us to maintain a strong local presence in the Tampa Bay area so we can relate to our merchants and their customers better. EMS will work with you to find a solution that makes sense for your Tampa business.

2. Payment Technology Your Customers Want

With Electronic Merchant Systems, we can ensure that your small or medium sized business is prepared to provide your customers with the services they need. At EMS our Tampa, FL merchant services team offers comprehensive payment processing and business development solutions.

  • POS software with automatic updates
  • mobile payment
  • credit card readers accepting all major credit cards, debit cards, EBT, and store-value
  • electronic check services
  • loyalty programs and more

Our many payment processing solutions, along with our competitive fees, make EMS the best credit card processing company for small to medium-sized businesses in Clearwater.

3. Safety and Security

EMS is committed to safety when it comes your electronic transactions. We consistently maintain top status for data security for our cardholders and merchants. As a Level 1 PCI Certified Service Provider, we are committed to keeping you and your customers safe, ensuring all our payment processing terminals are certified as secure by the PCI DSS.

If you are a Tampa business in need of merchant services or an innovative payment processing solution, call EMS, or visit today. We will work to grow your business together.

EMS Since 1988

At EMS, we have continued to grow over the last several decades. We brought on our first client in 1988. We went on to release POS systems and web-based terminals in the '90s. In the 2000s, EMS included loyalty programs, eCommerce and Cash Advance in our product offerings. In EMS' latest developments, government surcharge and mobile payment options have been added to benefit our customers and help them succeed.

Our financial institution is proud to serve our Tampa clients and continues to develop the latest in payment processing technology and innovative merchant services.

As we move forward, EMS is committed to safeguarding our payment processes, and we will continue to lead the market in payment technology.

You can secure your spot in our future today by talking to a merchant services representative.

Merchant Account Services at a Glance

Payment Processing

  • All Major Cards Accepted
  • Debit & Credit Card Processing
  • Improved Cash Flow

EMV & Apple Pay

  • EMV Chip Card Certified
  • Accepts Credit & Debit Cards
  • Android Pay Compatible
  • Handles Gift & Loyalty Cards

EMS Mobile Payment Processing

  • Turns a Smart Device into a Credit Card POS
  • iOS Supported App
  • Android Supported App

Gift & Loyalty Cards

  • Customized Card Production
  • Generate New Customers
  • Retain Existing Customers

Web Solutions

  • In-House Creative Team
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Reliable Hosting
  • E-Commerce Solutions


Anthony C. | ★★★★★

"Electronic Merchant Systems has been wonderful to work with; they make the process easy and really care about your business. Dee F. has gone above and beyond to assist my small business and take us to the next level. We are very excited about all the possibilities that EMS has to offer."


Looking for Support in Tampa?

EMS was founded nearly three decades ago, but our core principle of client support is the same as it was on day 1. This means support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Our dedicated merchant service support team is trained to answer your questions, address your concerns, and develop solutions to your challenges the moment they come up.

You can rest easy knowing EMS support is only a call or click away anytime you need us. One of our customer service professionals will work with you to find a solution promptly and to your satisfaction.

Join the Leader in Tampa Bay Merchant Services

Looking for a rewarding career path in the Tampa Bay area? Electronic Merchant Systems is always on the lookout for the best and brightest in the merchant services industry. If you want to help local businesses save and make money and you have something unique to offer, please apply.

At Electronic Merchant Systems, you will earn aggressive commission and bonuses on top of your base salary. The harder and smarter you work, the more you make. How much you earn and how far you want to advance your career is only limited by your own drive and creativity. Click the link below to see how you can join EMS and help countless merchant accounts get the service they need.

EMS Career Opportunities

Partner with EMS Today

When you choose to partner with EMS, you will get access to all of our unique, top-of-the-line secured payment processing devices, services, and industry-leading payment processing fees.

Start a partnership with a top credit card processing company in America and grow your business to great new lengths.

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