Cards and Payments

Accept card payments with Elavon

Get up to £120 cashback as a 1|2|3 Business Current Account customer. You can call Elavon on 0800 032 8067 to start your conversation with a payments expert.

Elavon provides payments services around the world. They process more than 6 billion transactions a year, in over 30 countries. They’ve been our trusted payments partner since 2005.

Elavon comes with




Payments will reach your Santander account the next day



Up to £120 cashback for 1|2|3 Business Current Account customers



A reliable payments platform with 99.99% service availability



You can accept all major cards



Accept foreign currency payments



Take a look at how Santander and Elavon are helping businesses prosper

Sparked by a passion for baking, Baked by Steph has grown into a successful online business.

Elavon gives them a secure way to take payments through their website. This streamlines the process for both the customers and Baked by Steph. Payments from the website are paid into their Santander Business Banking account the next day. Elavon’s online reporting tools helps the business keep track of every transaction.

Why not contact Elavon if you're thinking of starting to take card payments or are on the lookout for a new provider.

Solutions that scale with you

From taking payments online, to the latest Smart terminals, whether your business is new or is already taking payments, Elavon has customisable solutions that could work for you.

Next day settlement

Get access to your cash faster with next day settlement into your Santander business current account, included within Elavon’s offering especially for Santander customers.

Business management

Get access to Elavon Connect, an online reporting platform that gives you quick and easy access to statements, account management tools, product alerts, and more. Save time with Elavon Connect, by having a comprehensive view of all your payment processing activity in one place. 


Minimise your risk of customer data breaches with Elavon PCI products that meet the strictest industry safety standards included with your payment solution.

Accept all major card payment types

Credit and debit cards including Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Diner’s Club, Discover, American Express, JCB, Apple Pay, Google Pay and China Union Pay.

Foreign currency payments

Allow your international customers to pay in their own currency, while earning extra revenue for your business by sharing a percentage of the currency conversion rate. 

Easy and quick set up

Whatever your solution, the Elavon team will make sure you can start taking payments as soon as possible. Depending on your business needs, Elavon offer self set-up packages and/or dedicated training and support. 


Elavon’s platform has 99.9% uptime, with a dedicated customer support service ready to help you 24/7 365 days a year should you need it.

Cashback rates

Cashback is calculated on the first £4000 of card turnover during the first full 12 months on the Elavon merchant account.

The cashback rate is calculated on the annual card turnover.​​​​

Annual card payment turnoverCashback rateMax. cashback
Less than £150,0001%£40

Cashback example 

Annual card turnover = £200,000
Cashback rate = 2%
Total cashback = 2% x £4000 = £80

Cashback conditions

  • Your card turnover is the money processed through your Elavon merchant account. Cashback is calculated during the promotional period which is the first 12 full months from the first transaction date on the Elavon account. Then, your cashback will be paid into your Santander 1|2|3 Business Current Account within 30 calendar days of the end of the promotional period. 
  • To be eligible, you must hold a 1|2|3 Business Current account when you open your Elavon account. The Elavon account must be settled into a Santander 1|2|3 Business Current Account and must not be closed before the end of the promotional period.
  • For full Terms & Conditions please visit the Elavon website

Telephone support

Elavon are responsible for all ongoing queries, servicing and complaints. 

Please call Elavon’s customer support team on 0345 850 0195.
24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call charges apply (up to 7p per minute), plus your telephone company’s network access charge (up to 30p per call) dependent on your phone or mobile network package. Please check with your supplier for further details.


Elavon’s engineers will provide training when they install your terminal to help get you started.


You’ll have access to your own online reporting tool to monitor your account.

If you sign up to this service, Santander will receive a revenue share from our partner, Elavon Financial Services DAC.

Elavon Financial Services DAC. Registered in Ireland with Companies Registration Office. The liability of the member is limited. United Kingdom branch registered in England and Wales under the number BR022122. Elavon Merchant Services is a trading name of Elavon Financial Services DAC.