Document Revision Log

Date Revision Description

March.2011

  1. Added information detailed below to support Installment payments

    • new Transaction Installment Addendum Record (TIL)

    • updated definition of records

    • updated arrangement of records

    • updated Glossary of Data Elements to include the following:

      • A20 – Airline Fee Amount

      • F30 – First Payment Date

      • I05 – I/L (Installment) Deferral Indicator

      • I10 – I/L (Installment) Deposit Amount

      • N20 – Number of Installments

      • T70 – Total Installment Amount

      • T150 – Type of Installment

      • T155 – Type of Plan

    • updated Glossary of Data Elements glossary definition numbers for all the A’s, F’s, I’s and T’s.

    • updated R15 Record Type Identifier to include Transaction Installment Addendum Record (TIL)

    • updated Arrangement of Data Elements with new glossary definition numbers for impacted fields

  2. Removed Transaction Source Code from file spec (TAB record) per discussions with Axis. This field was somewhat a duplicate of the POS Entry Mode. As a result of removing this field, the TAB record has been updated to have this space identified as filler.

  3. Removed “Data must be in EBCDIC. ASCII files are acceptable if the transmission protocol is asynchronous.” from data fields section.

June.2011

  1. Removed Departure Date Coupon 2, 3, & 4 as these are not needed; only coupon 1 departure date is required for Risk. Also updated other references throughout the spec relating to departure date coupon 2, 3, & 4.

  2. Added DCC Exponent in TAB record to indicate decimal position for DCC transactions and to definition to glossary.

  3. Updated Customer File Reference field definition.

September.2011

  1. Multiple clarifications have been made to the Glossary of Data Element section.

  2. Multi-Currency Transactions vs Dynamic Currency conversion (DCC) Transactions clarification page has been added.

  3. Arrangement of Data Elements section has been updated with Optional, Conditional, or Mandatory indicators for each field.

February.2012

Clarified the following definitions: Batch Header Record, Transaction Header Record, Cardholder-Activated Terminal (CAT code) Level Indicator, Condition Code, Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) Exponent, File Identification, Invoice Number, Processor ID, SE Number, Settlement Identifier, SOC (Summary of Charge) Merchant Reference Number, SOC Number, Transaction Amount, and Transaction Reference.

April.2013

Updated to include Surcharging.

August.2013

Updated format changing reference from installment loan to installment, renamed I/L Deposit Amount to Down Payment Amount, renamed Airline Fee Amount to Boarding Fee Amount, added Subsequent Installment Amount and Indicator of Deferred Payment, renumbered Glossary numbering based on renaming and new fields, add Merchant Address Addendum record to layout to support dynamic DBA, added qualification page for Discover Passenger Transport interchange program, added Terminal ID, POS Terminal Capability, PIN debit fields, and renamed format to Elavon Global Settlement File (EGSF) as the format will be used for all industries and not just travel and entertainment.

April.2014

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Updated format to support Visa’s change for Airline Ancillary data

  • Added Visa’s new Spend Qualified Indicator

  • Clarification on decimals

  • Updated glossary of data elements glossary definition numbers for A’s, C’s, D’s, I’s, M’s, and S’s

  • Updated arrangement of data elements with new glossary definition numbers for impacted fields

  • Added a chart to include POS Entry Mode values for AMEX, Discover, Visa, and MasterCard

  • Changed the “Document Composition” name to “Multiple Clearing Sequence Number & Count”

July.2014

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Updated format to support Visa/MasterCard/AMEX Tokenization

  • Updated format to support Fleet Card data

  • Updated format to support line item detail addendum

  • Updated glossary of data elements glossary definition numbers

  • Updated arrangement of data elements with new glossary definition numbers for impacted fields

October.2015

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Added Customer Service Phone Number to the TAB record

  • Added Number of Payment forms to the TAB record

  • Added Driver’s ID to the TVF Record

  • Added Device Type to the TCC Record

  • Added Form Factor to the TCC Record

  • Added Digital Entity Identifier to the TAB Record

  • Clarified the following fields:
    ACI, AVS Response Code, Card Type Identifier, CAT code (Cardholder Activated Terminal Level Indicator), Cardholder ID Method, Currency Indicator Code, DE22 Point of Service Data Code, Debit Interchange Indicator, ECI (Electronic Commerce Indicator) / MOTO (mail order telephone order), File Identification, Fuel Quantity, Invoice Number, Merchant City, Merchant Identifier, Net Amount, POS Entry Mode, Settlement Amount, Ticketing Carrier, Total Credit Amount, Total Debit Amount, Transaction Identifier, UCAF collection Identifier and Unit Cost.

  • Updated arrangement of data elements with new glossary definition numbers for impacted fields.

  • Updated glossary of data elements glossary definition numbers for C’s, D’s, and F’s.

  • Clarified Multi Currency/DCC Information in addition to changing Decimal information to Amount Formatting.

October.2015 (v2)

Updated the format to add field for Merchant Dynamic Natural MCC and associated glossary of data elements.

April.2016

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Added Wallet Identifier to the TAB Record

  • Updated glossary of data elements glossary definition numbers for W’s.

  • Updated arrangement of data elements with new glossary definition numbers for impacted fields.

October.2016

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Added support of dynamic data fields to include Payment Facilitator fields to the TMA record

  • Renamed Merchant Address Addendum Record to Dynamic Merchant Address Addendum Record and all merchant fields within the record to reflect Dynamic Merchant

  • Renamed Merchant Dynamic (Natural) MCC to Dynamic Merchant Category Code (MCC)

  • Added MasterCard Assigned ID field to TAB record

  • Clarified the signed fields, Ancillary Service Category, Ancillary Sub Category, and Dedicated File Name fields

  • Adjusted Cash Back Amount field to 9 positions

  • Updated DE22 Subfields 5 & 6, Non Fuel Product ID, Point of Sale Name, SE Number, Settlement Amount, Ticket Identifier, Type of Installment, UCAF Collection Indicator, VAT Tax Amount, and VAT Tax Rate

  • Added new value of 10 for POS Entry Mode for Visa transactions

  • Removed the terminology Automated Credit Card Billing File

  • Added statement about separate batches required for different currencies

  • Updated arrangement of data elements with new glossary definition numbers for new or impacted fields

  • Updated glossary of data elements glossary definition numbers for D’s, and M’s

February.2017

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Added new field, Unique Transaction Reference Number, to support changes for Converge to the TAB record

  • Added Union Pay to C40 (Card Type Identifier), S85 (STAN field) and T165 (Transaction Identifier)

  • Added In-App Ecommerce Indicator field

  • Updated arrangement of data elements with new glossary definition numbers for new or impacted fields

  • Updated glossary of data elements glossary definition numbers for I’s and U’s

April.2017

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Added new field, Stored Credential Indicator to the TAB record

  • Added new field, Incremental Authorization Indicator to the TAB record

  • Updated arrangement of data elements with new glossary definition numbers for new fields

  • Updated glossary of data elements glossary definition numbers for I’s and S’s

July.2017

Updated the format to support the below items:

  • Definition of Record: added new record type Transaction Auxiliary Data (TAR)

  • Batch Level Processing: added new record type Transaction Auxiliary Data (TAR)

  • Dynamic Data: removed Dynamic Sub-Merchant ID from available fields

  • Transaction Level Processing: added new record type Transaction Auxiliary Data (TAR)

  • Glossary of Data Elements: added new field Host DCC Reference Number

  • Glossary of Data Elements – Record Type Identifier Field: updated description to include new field Host DCC Reference Number

  • Arrangement of Data Elements: added new record Transaction Auxiliary Data (TAR)

  • Arrangement of Data Elements – Transaction Hotel/Lodging Addendum Record (THL): updated Glossary Numbers

  • Interchange US Qualification Criteria Airline Merchants: added field MCC to all Visa and MasterCard tables

October.2017

  • Added a Version Control field to the TFH (V25)

  • Added Mastercard’s Security Protocol field to the TAB (S15)

  • Added Mastercard’s Cardholder Authentication field to the TAB (C55)

  • Added Mastercard’s Transaction Integrity Class field to the TAB (T170)

  • Added a new value (6) to POS Terminal Capability TAB P40

  • Hybrid / Dual Terminal

  • Added a new value (7) – Contactless Solution Only to POS Terminal Capability Mode (TAB) (P40)

April.2018

  • Added a new value (Y) – Debt Repayment Indicator (TAB) (D47)

  • Added Stored Credential on File for EU

July.2018

  • Update Place of Issue – spaces allowed as the last two positions of the field if transactions will be processed in the EU.

October.2018

  • Added a new value Elavon Current Token Type TAB (E10)

  • Added Mastercard Ancillary Fee Amount TAA (A35)

  • Added Mastercard Ancillary Fee Code TAA (A45)

  • Added Diners Support Credential on File-no COF Indicator required , POS Entry mode TAB (P40)

  • Added Mastercard mPOS Indicator TAB (M90)

  • Added Mastercard Accountholder Authentication Value TAR (A05)

  • Added Mastercard Directory Server Transaction ID TAR (D90)

  • Added Mastercard Program Protocol TAR (P105)

  • Added Payment Account Reference Number PAR Value TAR (P10)

  • Added a value of 3 to identify Software based DE 22 subfield 2-Cardholder Authentication Capability. Software Based Online PIN Mobile POS

July.2019

  • Divided all sections of the document into subpages for easier navigation.

  • Fixed some minor grammatical errors throughout; general cleanup of document.

October.2019

  • Fixed some TOC issues and broken links throughout; general cleanup of document and formatting.