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A range of card acceptance terminals

Elavon offer various card payment options for a wide range of businesses and industries, from online card payments to fixed and portable terminals.

Key product features

You can take payments:

  • In person: Counter top terminals or portable terminals which are contactless enabled

  • Online: Take advantage of combining your website and payment options so you have one supplier and one bill

  • Over the phone: Elavon's virtual terminal allows you to take payments over the phone, in a small office or a larger contact centre

  • A combination of these: You pick your exact requirements based on your business needs

  • Mobile and contactless payments: Elavon have devices which can support Apple, Android and Samsung Pay plus other contactless methods of payments

Giving you these benefits:

  • Improve your cash flow: Elavon's next day settlement means you'll normally see the money in your Santander Business Current Account the next working day, free of charge

  • Accepts mobile and contactless payments: Elavon's contactless-enabled terminals all support Apple, Android and Samsung Pay plus other contactless methods of payments

  • Daily payments: Take as many card payments as your business needs to with no limit to the volume you process (subject to initial underwriting with an ongoing review)

  • All major cards accepted: You can accept card payments from Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, American Express, Electron and V Pay cards

  • Foreign currency payments: Elavon can allow your international customers to pay in their own currency and you earn extra revenue by sharing a percentage of the currency conversion rates

  • talech, in association with Elavon: a tailored ePOS solution for retail and hospitality businesses to take payments and let you manage inventory and staff. Internet access required. You must also download talech's app and agree to their end user licence agreement.

What does it cost?
As Elavon offer bespoke packages for your business, there is no one-size fits all price. Cost and contract term will vary depending on your business needs and the package you choose. Applications are subject to credit score.

Who is it for?
Elavon could be suitable for a wide range of businesses who need to take card payments from a fixed location by phone, internet and / or face to face:

  • Shops and retailers - such as Coffee Shops and Newsagents

  • Online retailers

  • Restaurants

  • Hotels and Travel Agents

Basically businesses that would like to take card payments from a fixed location, and via phone, internet and/or face to face.

Confidence with Elavon

  • Elavon complies with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, as well as enhanced security features including 3D secure, fraud scoring, address verification and Card Verification value (CVV).

  • Elavon processes over 3 billion transactions globally each year, worth more than €197 billion (source: July 2015).

  • Wholly owned by U.S. Bancorp.

Ongoing support

  • Elavon's customer support line is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - 0845 850 0195 (Calls cost between 0p and 7p per minute plus your telephone company’s network access charge -which can be up to 30p for mobiles)

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

  • You will have access to your own free online reporting tool to monitor your account

To apply or find out more, speak to an Elavon advisor on 0800 032 8067 between 9am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday. Applications are subject to credit score.

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

Frequently asked questions


Apple, the Apple logo and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Android Pay is a trademark of Google Inc. Android, Android Pay, and the Android Logo are trademarks of Google Inc.

talech International provides the talech point of sale solution. You must download the talech application and agree to talech’s end user licence agreement in order to access and use the talech solution. Use of the talech point of sale solution bundle requires internet access.

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 BR009373. Elavon Merchant Services is a trading name of Elavon Financial Services DAC.

Santander UK plc. Registered Office: 2 Triton Square, Regent's Place, London, NW1 3AN, United Kingdom. Registered Number 2294747. Registered in England and Wales. Telephone 0800 389 7000. Calls may be recorded or monitored. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Our Financial Services Register number is 106054. You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting the FCA’s website Santander and the flame logo are registered trademarks.