A merchant accounts are a contract under which an acquiring bank extends a line of credit to a merchant, who wishes to accept payment card transactions of a particular card association brand. Without such a contract, one cannot accept payments by any of the major credit card brands. Flagship Merchant Services are an established leader in the transaction processing industry and is powered by First Data Independent Sales. As the largest registered ISO for First Data Independent Sale's ISO program, they are able to offer their merchants a truly competitive advantage. Flagship Merchant Services has maintained an outstanding track record of offering groundbreaking products, services and technology to market. Experience and expertise has helped Flagship remain at the forefront of the merchant service industry. Flagships merchant accounts Services believe in the promise and value small to medium-size businesses offer the marketplace. Through innovation and experience, Flagship helps guide these businesses in managing the opportunities and risks associated with establishing and expanding their payment processing capabilities. Flagship has the one of the highest approval rates in the industry, with most applications approved within two business days. In addition, their technological advances have effectively harnessed and exceeded the growing demands in the processing industry - allowing us to support nearly every vertical market with increasing and profitable business solutions. Whether opening a new business or expanding an established one, merchant services provide flexible and reliable products and services that enable merchants across the nation to accept nearly all types of electronic payments.