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Collecting Credit Cards on Invoices

Below are recommended instructions for businesses collecting credit card information directly on their invoices

Information You Should Collect


- Credit card number

- Expiry date - Billing address (for address verification)

- Signature of the Cardholder acknowledging receipts of goods (see sample below)


Please Note: You cannot collect the 3-4 digit security code on the back of the credit card. Storing the CVV/CVC information in any way is strictly forbidden by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). If you wish to use it, you will need to request it from the customer by phone during the transaction.


Cardholder Agreement Sample

CARDHOLDER SIGNATURE: ________________________________________
The Cardholder acknowledges receipt of goods and/or services in the amount of the Total shown hereon and agrees to perform the obligations set forth in the Cardholder's agreement with the Issuer.