AMEX

Use the following instructions to board an AMEX merchant.
  1. In the Test Gateway Manager, create a new merchant with an AMEX processing path.
  2. When adding an AMEX processing path to a merchant, you must provide the required field data shown in the table below. Make sure to provide the correct data because errors might result in processing problems. The information needed for the required data fields is usually included in the merchant's contract with AMEX. Contact Customer Support if you have questions.

Table:

Required Data Fields
Field
Description
Details
Merchant Country
Merchant's country
GB, IE, DE, CH, AT, BE, NL, FI
Merchant Region
Merchant's region
See the
Merchant Country, Region, and Region Code
tables below
Merchant City
Merchant's city
Merchant Street
Merchant's street
Zip Code
Merchant's zip code
Merchant Acceptor Name
Merchant's name
Email
Merchant's email
Phone
Merchant's phone number
Business Code
4-digit merchant category code (depending on the merchant's industry)
For example:
  • 4121: Taxicabs and limousines
  • 5499: Miscellaneous food stores
  • 5611: Men's and boy's clothing
  • 5621: Women's clothing
  • 5631: Women's accessory and specialty stores
  • 5641: Children's and infants' clothing
  • 5655: Sports apparel stores
  • 5661: Shoe Stores
  • 5691: Men's and women's clothing
  • 5699: Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores
  • 5811: Caterers
  • 5812: Restaurants
  • 5814: Fast food restaurants
  • 8043: Opticians, optical goods, eyeglasses
Card Acceptor ID
Merchant ID from the AMEX acquiring contract
Terminal ID
Terminal ID that the merchant received
Can be the same terminal ID that the merchant uses with another acquirer

Table:

Merchant Country, Region, and Region Code: United Kingdom (GB)
Country
Region
Region Code
GB
Aberdeen City
ABE
GB
Aberdeenshire
ABD
GB
Angus
ANS
GB
Antrim
ANT
GB
Ards
ARD
GB
Argyll and Bute
AGB
GB
Armagh
ARM
GB
Ballymena
BLA
GB
Ballymoney
BLY
GB
Banbridge
BNB
GB
Barking and Dagenham
BDG
GB
Barnet
BNE
GB
Barnsley
BNS
GB
Bath and North East Somerset
BAS
GB
Bedfordshire
BDF
GB
Belfast
BFS
GB
Bexley
BEX
GB
Birmingham
BIR
GB
Blackburn With Darwen
BBD
GB
Blackpool
BPL
GB
Blaenau Gwent
BGW
GB
Bolton
BOL
GB
Bournemouth
BMH
GB
Bracknell Forest
BRC
GB
Bradford
BRD
GB
Brent
BEN
GB
Bridgend
BGE
GB
Brighton And Hove
BNH
GB
Bristol, City Of
BST
GB
Bromley
BRY
GB
Buckinghamshire
BKM
GB
Bury
BUR
GB
Caerphilly (Caerffili)
CAY
GB
Calderdale
CLD
GB
Cambridgeshire
CAM
GB
Camden
CMD
GB
Cardiff (Caerdydd Crd)
CRF
GB
Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
CMN
GB
Carrickfergus
CKF
GB
Castlereagh
CSR
GB
Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
CGN
GB
Cheshire
CHS
GB
Clackmannanshire
CLK
GB
Coleraine
CLR
GB
Conwy
CWY
GB
Cookstown
CKT
GB
Cornwall
CON
GB
Coventry
COV
GB
Craigavon
CGV
GB
Croydon
CRY
GB
Cumbria
CMA
GB
Darlington
DAL
GB
Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
DEN
GB
Derby
DER
GB
Derbyshire
DBY
GB
Derry
DRY
GB
Devon
DEV
GB
Doncaster
DNC
GB
Dorset
DOR
GB
Down
DOW
GB
Dudley
DUD
GB
Dumfries And Galloway
DGY
GB
Dundee City
DND
GB
Dungannon
DGN
GB
Durham
DUR
GB
Ealing
EAL
GB
East Ayrshire
EAY
GB
East Dunbartonshire
EDU
GB
East Lothian
ELN
GB
East Renfrewshire
ERW
GB
East Riding Of Yorkshire
ERY
GB
East Sussex
ESX
GB
Edinburgh, City Of
EDH
GB
Eilean Siar
ELS
GB
Enfield
ENF
GB
Essex
ESS
GB
Falkirk
FAL
GB
Fermanagh
FER
GB
Fife
FIF
GB
Flintshire (Sir Y Fflint F)
FLN
GB
Gateshead
GAT
GB
Glasgow City
GLG
GB
Gloucestershire
GLS
GB
Greenwich
GRE
GB
Gwynedd
GWN
GB
Hackney
HCK
GB
Halton
HAL
GB
Hammersmith And Fulham
HMF
GB
Hampshire
HAM
GB
Haringey
HRY
GB
Harrow
HRW
GB
Hartlepool
HPL
GB
Havering
HAV
GB
Herefordshire, County Of
HEF
GB
Hertfordshire
HRT
GB
Highland
HLD
GB
Hillingdon
HIL
GB
Hounslow
HNS
GB
Inverclyde
IVC
GB
Isle Of Anglesey (Sir Ynys Mon)
AGY
GB
Isle Of Wight
IOW
GB
Isles Of Scilly
IOS
GB
Islington
ISL
GB
Kensington And Chelsea
KEC
GB
Kent
KEN
GB
Kingston Upon Hull, City Of
KHL
GB
Kingston Upon Thames
KTT
GB
Kirklees
KIR
GB
Knowsley
KWL
GB
Lambeth
LBH
GB
Lancashire
LAN
GB
Larne
LRN
GB
Leeds
LDS
GB
Leicester
LCE
GB
Leicestershire
LEC
GB
Lewisham
LEW
GB
Limavady
LMV
GB
Lincolnshire
LIN
GB
Lisburn
LSB
GB
Liverpool
LIV
GB
London, City Of
LND
GB
Luton
LUT
GB
Magherafelt
MFT
GB
Manchester
MAN
GB
Medway
MDW
GB
Merthyr Tydfil
MTY
GB
Merton
MRT
GB
Middlesbrough
MDB
GB
Midlothian
MLN
GB
Milton Keynes
MIK
GB
Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
MON
GB
Moray
MRY
GB
Moyle
MYL
GB
Neath Port Talbot (Castell-Nedd)
NTL
GB
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NET
GB
Newham
NWM
GB
Newport (Casnewydd)
NWP
GB
Newry And Mourne
NYM
GB
Newtownabbey
NTA
GB
Norfolk
NFK
GB
North Ayrshire
NAY
GB
North Down
NDN
GB
North East Lincolnshire
NEL
GB
North Lanarkshire
NLK
GB
North Lincolnshire
NLN
GB
North Somerset
NSM
GB
North Tyneside
NTY
GB
North Yorkshire
NYK
GB
Northamptonshire
NTH
GB
Northumberland
NBL
GB
Nottingham
NGM
GB
Notthinghamshire
NTT
GB
Oldham
OLD
GB
Omagh
OMH
GB
Orkney Islands
ORK
GB
Oxfordshire
OXF
GB
Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
PEM
GB
Perth And Kinross
PKN
GB
Peterborough
PTE
GB
Plymouth
PLY
GB
Poole
POL
GB
Portsmouth
POR
GB
Powys
POW
GB
Reading
RDG
GB
Redbridge
RDB
GB
Redcare And Cleveland
RCC
GB
Renfrewshire
RFW
GB
Rhondda Cynon Taff
RCT
GB
Richmond Upon Thames
RIC
GB
Rochdale
RCH
GB
Rotherham
ROT
GB
Rutland
RUT
GB
Salford
SLF
GB
Sandwell
SAW
GB
Scottish Borders, The
SCB
GB
Sefton
SFT
GB
Sheffield
SHF
GB
Shetland Islands
ZET
GB
Shropshire
SHR
GB
Slough
SLG
GB
Solihull
SOL
GB
Somerset
SOM
GB
South Ayrshire
SAY
GB
South Gloucestershire
SGC
GB
South Lanarkshire
SLK
GB
South Tyneside
STY
GB
Southampton
STH
GB
Southend-on-Sea
SOS
GB
Southwark
SWK
GB
St. Helens
SHN
GB
Staffordshire
STS
GB
Stirling
STG
GB
Stockport
SKP
GB
Stockton-on-Tees
STT
GB
Stoke-on-Trent
STE
GB
Strabane
STB
GB
Suffolk
SFK
GB
Sunderland
SND
GB
Surrey
SRY
GB
Sutton
STN
GB
Swansea (Abertawe)
SWA
GB
Swindon
SWD
GB
Tameside
TAM
GB
Telford And Wrekin
TFW
GB
Thurrock
THR
GB
Torbay
TOB
GB
Torfaen (Tor-Faen)
TOF
GB
Tower Hamlets
TWH
GB
Trafford
TRF
GB
Vale Of Glamorgan
VGL
GB
Wakefield
WKF
GB
Walsall
WLL
GB
Waltham Forst
WFT
GB
Wandsworth
WND
GB
Warrington
WRT
GB
Warwickshire
WAR
GB
West Berkshire
WBK
GB
West Dunbartonshire
WDU
GB
West Lothian
WLN
GB
West Sussex
WSX
GB
Westminster
WSM
GB
Wigan
WGN
GB
Wiltshire
WIL
GB
Windsor And Maidenhead
WNM
GB
Wirral
WRL
GB
Wokingham
WOK
GB
Wolverhampton
WLV
GB
Worcestershire
WOR
GB
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
WRX
GB
York
YOR

Table:

Merchant Country, Region, and Region Code: Ireland (IE)
Country
Region
Region Code
IE
Carlow
CW
IE
Cavan
CN
IE
Clare
CE
IE
Cork
C
IE
Donegal
DL
IE
Dublin
DL
IE
Galway
G
IE
Kerry
KY
IE
Kildare
KE
IE
Kilkenny
KK
IE
Laois
LS
IE
Leitrim
LM
IE
Limerick
LK
IE
Longford
LD
IE
Louth
LH
IE
Mayo
MO
IE
Meath
MH
IE
Monaghan
MN
IE
Offaly
OY
IE
Roscommon
RN
IE
Sligo
SO
IE
Tipperary
TA
IE
Waterford
WD
IE
Westmeath
WH
IE
Wexford
WX
IE
Wicklow
WW

Table:

Merchant Country, Region, and Region Code: Germany (DE)
Country
Region
Region Code
DE
Baden-Wurttemberg
BW
DE
Bayern
BY
DE
Berlin
BE
DE
Brandenburg
BB
DE
Bremen
HB
DE
Hamburg
HH
DE
Hessen
HE
DE
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
MV
DE
Niedersachsen
NI
DE
Nordrhein-Westfalen
NW
DE
Rheinland-Pfalz
RP
DE
Saarland
SL
DE
Sachsen
SN
DE
Sachsen-Anhalt
ST
DE
Schleswig-Holstein
SH
DE
Thuringen
TH

Table:

Merchant Country, Region, and Region Code: Switzerland (CH)
Country
Region
Region Code
CH
Aargau
AG
CH
Appenzell Ausserrhoden
AR
CH
Appenzell Innerrhoden
AI
CH
Basel-Landschaft
BL
CH
Basel-Stadt
BS
CH
Bern
BE
CH
Fribourg
FR
CH
Geneve
GE
CH
Glarus
GL
CH
Graubunden
GR
CH
Jura
JU
CH
Luzern
LU
CH
Neuchatel
NE
CH
Nidwalden
NW
CH
Obwalden
OW
CH
Sankt Gallen
SG
CH
Schaffhausen
SH
CH
Schwyz
SZ
CH
Solothurn
SO
CH
Thurgau
TG
CH
Ticino
TI
CH
Uri
UR
CH
Valais
VS
CH
Vaud
VD
CH
Zug
ZG
CH
Zurich
ZH

Table:

Merchant Country, Region, and Region Code: Austria (AT)
Country
Region
Region Code
AT
Burgenland
1
AT
Karnten
2
AT
Niederosterreich
3
AT
Oberosterreich
4
AT
Salzburg
5
AT
Steiermark
6
AT
Tirol
7
AT
Vorarlberg
8
AT
Wien
9

Table:

Merchant Country, Region, and Region Code: Finland (FI)
Country
Region
Region Code
FI
Ahvenanmaan Laani
AL
FI
Etela-Suomen Laani
ES
FI
Ita-Suomen Laani
IS
FI
Lansi-Suomen Laani
LS
FI
Lapin Laani
LL
FI
Oulun Laani
OL