Accept payments using just your computer or mobile devices.

The Helcim Virtual Terminal allows you to securely take credit card payments online using any device that has an internet connection, with no additional equipment required.

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What is a Virtual Terminal?

Do you need to manually key in credit card or banking information to process a sale? The Helcim Virtual Terminal allows you to process transactions either over the phone with your customers or by pulling up their stored payment details.

You can process payments online using your computer.

Accept a payment with the Helcim Virtual Terminal

  1. Pull up existing customer or invoice details (or enter card info manually)
  2. Enter the transaction amount
  3. Select payment method (Credit Card / ACH Payment)
  4. Process transaction

Save time with virtual payments.

The Helcim Virtual Terminal gives you the ability to effortlessly pull up stored customers and clients to charge them remotely right from your computer.

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  • Access and use the Virtual Terminal on any internet-connected device.

  • The Virtual Terminal is a great back-up to avoid any interruptions to your sales.

  • Process both credit card and bank transfers remotely in just a few clicks.

  • Conveniently attach customer or invoice details to your payments.

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Lower your fees with Helcim ACH Payments.

From within the Helcim Virtual Terminal, you can accept direct bank transfers from your vendors, clients, and other businesses. The funds will be sent directly between bank accounts, often resulting in lower processing fees than credit card transactions.

Learn more about Helcim ACH Payments
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  • No hidden charges
  • No monthly fees

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Peace of mind shouldn't cost extra.

We ensure the security of your transactions and keep your card information safe from legal exposure or risk of breaches with advanced tools such as data encryption, tokenization, and more.

  • PCI compliant
    (without added fees)

    PCI Data Security Standards with no added fees for data ecryption, tokenization & key management.

  • Built-in secure credit card vault

    Protect your customers' card information and store it securely in our credit card vault.

  • Protect with Helcim Fraud Defender

    Take advantage of Helcim Fraud Defender and avoid costly fraudulent transactions.

We're building the world's most loved payments company.

  • "I never thought I could love a credit card processing company."

    - Kyla P, Santa Fe

  • "Love their positive can-do attitude! I look forward to doing business with them for a long time."

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  • "Love it."

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  • Do I need to buy POS hardware to access the Virtual Terminal?

    No, that's the beauty of a Virtual Terminal! All you need to access this browser-based tool is a Helcim account and any device with an internet connection. Use your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphones to accept payments.

  • What kind of transactions can the Virtual Terminal process?

    A Virtual Terminal is used to process any remote credit or debit card payments. You can process a dollar amount (USD/CAD) or attach a Helcim invoice. You can also process bank transfers from ACH or EFT with a customer's banking information.

  • How can I charge my customer on the Virtual Terminal?

    You can either manually enter your customers' credit card or banking information or pull up an existing customer or unpaid invoice to process the payment.

  • Do I need a merchant account to use my Virtual Terminal?

    Yes. When you sign up for a merchant account with Helcim you will be granted a merchant ID. From here, you can get started with the Virtual Terminal and accept payments right away.

  • How will my customers know they've been charged when I use the Virtual Terminal?

    You can turn on automatic notifications so your clients and customers will receive a payment verification in their email.

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