Disallowed Business Models
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Disallowed Business Models

When applying for merchant status, please note that the following products and services cannot be sold by SolidTrust Pay merchants:

- Alcoholic beverages
- Corporation formation services or bank account establishment services
- Counterfeit or knockoff products
- Services using credit card transactions as deposits or credits
- Degrees or diplomas unless accredited by an association recognized by CHEA, ASPA, or U.S. Secretary of Education
- Firearms, ammunition, high-capacity magazines, tasers, stun guns, air guns, paint guns, weapons, swords and/or knives
- Fireworks, pyrotechnic devices or supplies
- Human body parts, fluids, or remains
- Websites that promote hatred, racism, homophobia, or religious persecution
- Hazardous materials, combustibles, or corrosives
- HYIP websites
- Illegal drug paraphernalia, such as illegal drugs or related devices, controlled substances, unapproved drugs, and/or unapproved medical devices
- Live animals
- Online e-currencies and/or exchangers unless expressly authorized by SolidTrust Pay [click here for more information]
- Online gambling, gaming, poker and/or casino sites
- Payment processors, or any aggregation-type services
- Personal information
- Pornography and/or adult content, such as adult services, chats, or any pornographic media [pictures, videos, DVDs, magazines]
- Radar and/or laser detectors/jammers
- Recalled products

- Any product or service enabling consumers to circumvent locks, programming codes, security features, or to gain access to features or services for which they have not expressly paid for
Computer tech support requiring remote access to computers/ devices/ personal information.

- Sites that promote the sale or distribution of any of the above products or services

Helpful Advice

- If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Merchant Support Department at [email protected] [please allow 1-2 business days for a reply].