Glossary of Data Elements

A05. Accountholder Authentication Value (TAR) 32 Alphanumeric
 

This data element helps the issuer to trust the transaction by validating this key component of the Mastercard SecureCode / Mastercard Identity Check authentication process

A10. Account Number (TAB, TAA) 19 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the credit card account number or Elavon Token which identifies the customer. The account number is left justified with trailing spaces. Visa’s authorization network record returns the cardholder account number in field 2. The cardholder account number must contain 13, 16 or 19 digits with the last digit being a mod-10 check digit.

A15. Account Status (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The Account Status value is a value which will indicate if a transaction is on a Regulated or Non-Regulated BIN. This field is populated in tokenized transactions and must contain the value received back in the authorization request unchanged. This field will be used in qualification. The Account Status is located in field 62.26 on the Visa authorization system record. If the transaction is authorized through another means other than an MDEX, check with the authorization vendor to understand where this field will be passed.

A20. ACI (Authorization Characteristics Indicator) (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

ACI is applicable to Visa transactions only. ACI is a code assigned by the Visa authorization system to reflect the authorization characteristics. This field was formerly known as the Payment Service Indicator.

Valid values are:

  • A = Card present
  • B = Tokenized E-commerce with mobile device
  • C = Card Present (cardholder activated, self-service terminal)
  • E = Card Present with merchant name and location data
  • F = Account Funding transaction (card not present)
  • J = Card Not Present – Recurring Bill Payment
  • K = Card Present with Key Entry (card is key-entered, address verification requested with exact match on zip code)
  • N = Not a Custom Payment Service (CPS) transaction
  • P = Card Not Present (preferred customer participation requested)
  • R = Card Not Present (address verification not required)
  • S = Electronic Commerce 3D Secure Attempts
  • T = A CPS Program was not available when authorized
  • U = Card Not Present 3D Secure Electronic Commerce
  • V = Card Not Present (address verification requested)
  • W = Card Not present – Non 3D Secure Electronic Commerce
  • X = Disqualified Custom Payment Service transaction (inserted by BASE II)

This field is required in order to qualify the transactions for Visa Custom Payment Services rates. The Authorization Characteristics Indicator is located in field 62.1 on the Visa authorization system record. If transaction is authorized through another means other than an MDEX, check with the authorization vendor to understand where this field will be passed.

If the merchant is participating in Verified by Visa (V by V) the following combinations of elements are required:

  • When ECI equals 05, then ACI must equal U
  • When ECI equals 06, then ACI must equal S
  • When ECI equals 07, then ACI must equal W or P
A25. Agency Code Number (TAB) 8 Alphanumeric
 

A number used by the merchant to designate a specific ticketing location. Spaces are acceptable if no value is entered by the merchant.

A30. Alternate Tax Identifier (TML) 15 Alphanumeric
 

This field is populated in support of line item detail for a MasterCard transaction. It will contain the alternate tax identifier for the line item.

A35. Ancillary Fee Amount (TAA) 12 Numeric
 

MasterCard Only - This field contains the fee amount for the airline ancillary service provided.

A40. Ancillary Fee Description (TAA) 13 Alphanumeric
 

Visa Only - This field contains the fee description for the airline ancillary service provided. This description will be passed to Visa in place of the ticket number.

A45. Ancillary Service Category / Ancillary Fee Code (TAA) 4 Alphanumeric (up to 16 positions – 4 legs)
 

Visa defines this as Ancillary Service Category. MasterCard refers to the same data as Ancillary Fee Code

This field will contain the airline ancillary service / fee category code for the sole or primary type of service that has been provided. Up to four ancillary service /fee category codes per ancillary transaction can be submitted. This field should be left justified reflecting the two position applicable value. Below is a list of valid values.

  • BF = Bundled Service
  • BG = Baggage Fee
  • CF = Change Fee
  • CG = Cargo
  • CO = Carbon Offset
  • FF = Frequent Flyer
  • GF = Gift Card
  • GT = Ground Transport
  • IE = In-Flight Entertainment
  • LG = Lounge
  • MD = Medical
  • ML = Meal/Beverage
  • OT = Other
  • PA = Passenger Assist Fee
  • PT = Pets
  • SA = Seat Fees
  • SB = Standby
  • SF = Service Fee
  • ST = Store
  • TS = Travel Service
  • UN = Unaccompanied Travel
  • UP = Upgrades
  • WI = WiFi
A50. Ancillary Sub Category (TAA) 4 Alphanumeric (up to 16 positions – 4 legs)
 

Visa only – This field will contain a value which specifies the airline ancillary service sub category code applicable to the service at the coupon level as defined by ATPCO. Up to four ancillary service sub category codes per ancillary transaction can be submitted. Valid ancillary service sub category codes can be obtained from ATPCO.

A55. Ancillary Ticket Document Number (TAA) 14 Alphanumeric
 

Visa only – The ticket number assigned to the airline ancillary transaction.

A60. Application Expiration Date (TCC) 6 Numeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 5F24 – this field captures the expiration date which is imbedded within the chip.

A65. Application Interchange Profile (TCC) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 82 – this field provides a series of indicators that reflect the specific functions supported by the chip card account.

A70. Application Request Cryptogram (TCC) 16 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F26 – this field contains chip information passed from the chip to the terminal to validate the chip. This information must be captured and passed in the settlement.

A75. Application Transaction Counter [ATC] (TCC) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F36 – this field contains the count (the counter increments by 1 each time a transaction is initiated) of the transactions performed within the application.

A80. Approval Code (TAB) 6 Alphanumeric
 

The approval code is a series of alpha/numeric characters assigned by the credit card company to validate approval of a transaction. This field is also known as the authorization code. If no value is entered, zeroes or spaces are accepted; however, in order to qualify for Association incentive rates, the authorization code from the authorization response record must be moved to this field.

A85. Authorization Currency Code (TCC) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 5F2A – this field contains the currency code the transaction was authorized in.

A90. Authorization Date (TCC) 6 Numeric
 

Chip transaction field – contains the date transaction was authorized on.

A95. Authorization Response Code (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Applicable to Visa transactions only – authorization response code is a code that is returned by Visa in the authorization response message (usually 00) indicating approval of a transaction. This field may be spaces if a value is not transferred from the Visa authorization response record field 39.

A100. Authorization Source (TAB) 2 Numeric
 

This field contains the source of the authorization.

Valid values are below:

  • 00 = Off-line by terminal
  • 01 = On-line to acquirer
  • 02 = Voice (referral)
  • 10 = EMV compliant, offline by terminal
  • 11 = EMV compliant, online to acquirer
  • 12 = EMV compliant, voice
A105. Authorized Amount (TAB, TCC) 13 Numeric
 

If Multi-Currency or DCC transaction, the authorized amount field should contain the amount which was authorized and must equal the cardholder amount.

If NOT Multi-Currency or DCC transaction, the authorized amount should contain the amount which was authorized and must equal transaction amount keeping in mind the below scenario for U.S. processing.

The authorized amount field must contain the total amount authorized for all transactions approved simultaneously with a single approval code. This field is required to qualify for Association incentive rates. This field may be space-filled if the authorized amount is not available.

If the merchant participates in surcharging, the authorized amount will also include the surcharge amount if one is assessed.

Example for the airline industry: If four tickets for $400 each are authorized simultaneously, the authorized amount for all four transactions will be $1,600.

A110. AVS (Address Verification Service) Response Code (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

When a credit card company’s Address Verification Service (AVS) is utilized, this field will contain the code used by the credit card company to respond to the address verification request. This field may be spaces if a value is not transferred from the authorization response record.

Valid values are:

  • A – Address matches, but zip code does not match
  • B – Street address match for Int’l transaction
  • C – Street address & Postal Code not verified for Int’l address
  • D – Street address & Postal Code match, Int’l address
  • E – Error response for merchant category code
  • G – Address information is unavailable, non AVS participant
  • I – Address information not verified for Int’l address
  • M – Street address & Postal Code match for Int’l transaction
  • N – Address & ZIP code do not match
  • P – Postal Code matches for Int’l transaction
  • R – Retry, system unavailable or timed out
  • S – Issuer does not support AVS
  • U – Address information is unavailable, domestic transaction
  • W – Nine digit ZIP code match
  • X – Exact match, address and nine digit ZIP code match
  • Y – Address & 5 digit ZIP code match
  • Z – Five digit ZIP code match
B05. Banknet Date (TAB) 4 Numeric
 

MasterCard transactions only – the Banknet date is the date the transaction was authorized through Banknet. The format of this field is MMDD. This field is required to qualify for MasterCard incentive rates.

B10. Banknet Reference Number (TAB) 9 Alphanumeric
 

MasterCard transactions only – the Banknet Reference Number is assigned by MasterCard to each authorization message. The Banknet Reference Number contains the financial network code, a unique identifying number and the identification for the MIP that generated it. This field is required to qualify for MasterCard incentive rates.

B15. Batch Count (TFS) 4 Numeric
 

This field contains the total number of batches in this file, must be numeric and greater than zero.

B20. Boarding Fee Amount (TIL) 13 Numeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field would contain the boarding fee amount fees associated with the installment transaction.

B25. Business Center Charges (THL) 12 Numeric
 

The business center charges are charges incurred at the business center of a hotel. Optional information passed for commercial card lodging/hotel transactions.

B30. Business Format Code (TCR, THL, TVF) 2 Alphanumeric
 

The business code indicates the type of market.

Valid business codes are below:

  • LG = Lodging
  • CA = Car Rental
  • FL = Fleet
  • Space = none (not applicable)
C05. Car Check Out Date (TCR) 6 Numeric
 

Indicates the date the car was checked out (rented). Format must be YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day.

C10. Car Class Code (TCR) 2 Alphanumeric
 

The car class code contains the classification of the vehicle rented, such as midsize, luxury, etc.

C15. Car Rental Customer Service Telephone Number (TCR) 10 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the Customer Service telephone number for the car rental company. This field cannot be zero filled.

C20. Car Rental Property Telephone Number (TCR) 10 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the phone number for the physical car rental property. This field cannot be zero filled.

C25. Car Rental Return Location ID (TCR) 10 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the agency code, phone number, or address abbreviation used to identify the rental location.

C30. Car Return Date (TCR) 6 Numeric
 

Indicates the date the car will be returned. Format must be YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day.

C35. Card Sequence Number (TCC) 3 Numeric
 

Chip transaction field – this field contains the number assigned to a specific card when two or more cards are associated with a single account number.

C40. Card Type Identifier (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains and identifier which indicates the type of card used.

Valid values are below:

  • AX = American Express
  • DB = Debit Card (PIN based)
  • DC = Diners Club / Carte Blanche
  • DI = Discover
  • EB = Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)
  • JB = JCB
  • VI = Visa
  • MC = MasterCard
  • UP = Union pay
  • P1 = Private Label 1
  • P2 = Private Label 2
  • P3 = Private Label 3
C45. Cardholder-Activated Terminal (CAT code) Level Indicator (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The cardholder activated terminal level indicator indicates the transaction took place at a self-service terminal used for transactions in an unattended POS situation. Values in this field will vary depending on association and environment.

NOTE: If the CAT code field is not applicable to the transaction type the field must contain a space.

Valid values for this field are:

Visa:

  • ' ' - Not Applicable
  • 1 - Limited Amount Terminal
  • 2 - Automated Dispensing Machine
  • 3 - Self Service Terminal (For AFD/CAT)

MasterCard:

  • ' ' - Not Applicable
  • 1 - Automated Dispensing Machine
  • 2 - Self Service Terminal (For AFD/CAT)
  • 3 - Limited Amount Terminal
  • 4 - In-flight Commerce
  • 6 - Electronic Commerce
  • 7 – Transponder
  • 9 – Mobile Acceptance Solution

MASTERCARD NOTE: If participating in Mastercard Identity Check (a.k.a. MasterCard Secure Code), the CAT code must be equal to a 6 when performing Mastercard Identity Check (a.k.a. MasterCard Secure Code). This value indicates an electronic commerce transaction. If you are not participating in Mastercard Identity Check (a.k.a. MasterCard Secure Code), the value placed in this field will depend on the environment, which may or may not be a value of 6. In either case, the cardholder-activated terminal indicator is populated from the authorization request message data element 61 position 10.

C50. Cardholder Amount (TAB) 13 Numeric
 

The cardholder amount contains the amount the cardholder will be billed for this transaction. This is a required field.

C55. Cardholder Authentication (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

Mastercard Identity Check (a.k.a. MasterCard Secure Code) Transactions only - This field indicates the type of authentication used in the 3D Secure transaction.

Valid values:

  • Cardholder certificate not used
  • Processed through MasterPass
  • Digital Secure Remote Payment transaction
C60. Cardholder Currency Code (TAB) 3 Numeric
 

The cardholder currency code is the ISO numeric currency code of the cardholder. This is a required field.

C65. Cardholder ID Method (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The cardholder ID method indicates how the cardholder was identified. This field is required to qualify for Visa/MasterCard incentive rates.

Valid values are below:

  • 1 = signature obtained on sales slip
  • 2 = PIN (debit card transactions)
  • 3 = unattended terminal, no PIN pad
  • 4 = mail/phone order or ecommerce
  • Spaces = not specific
C70. Cardholder Verification Method (CVM) Results (TCC) 6 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F34 – this field contains the result of the cardholder verification procedure.

C75. Carrier Code(s) (TAA) 2 Alphanumeric (up to 8 positions – 4 legs)
 

 

The Carrier Code consists of two alpha characters denoting official carrier designator for each of up to four flight segments. To qualify for Visa/MasterCard incentive rates, the carrier code must be entered for at least the first flight segment.

Carrier Code One:

Positions 72-73 – Two-digit carrier code corresponding to the leg of travel between the Origination and City One.

Carrier Code Two:

Positions 74-75 – Two-digit carrier code corresponding to the leg of travel between City One and City Two.

Carrier Code Three:

Positions 76-77 – Two-digit carrier code corresponding to the leg of travel between City Two and City Three.

Carrier Code Four:

Positions 78-79 – Two-digit carrier code corresponding to the leg of travel between City Three and City Four.

C80. Cash Back Amount (TAB, TCC) 9 Numeric
 

The cash back amount field contains the amount of cash back given to the cardholder at the time of the transaction. This amount cannot be higher than the transaction amount.

If chip transaction (TCC record), TAG 9F03

C85. Chip Condition Code (TCC) 1 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field, Visa only – this field contains a value indicating what the condition the transaction occurred in. In certain situations the transaction failed chip validation and falls back to magnetic stripe processing. This field must contain one of the valid values below:

  • 0 = not applicable
  • 1 = transaction was initiated from a magnetic stripe with a service code beginning with 2 or 6 and the last read at VSDC terminal was a successful chip read or was not a chip transaction.
  • 2 = transaction was initiated at a chip capable terminal from a magnetic stripe that contains service code 2 or 6, and the previous transaction initiated by that terminal was an unsuccessful chip read. 
C90. Class of Service (TAA) Alphanumeric (up to 4 positions – 4 legs)
 

A designator as per IATA Resolution 728 reflecting class of service reserved or requested for up to four legs of travel. To qualify for association incentive rates, the class of service must be present for at least the first leg of travel.

Class of Service Coupon One

Position 188 – One character code corresponding to the class of service for the first leg of travel

Class of Service Coupon Two

Position 189 – One character code corresponding to the class of service for the second leg of travel

Class of Service Coupon Three

Position 190 – One character code corresponding to the class of service for the third leg of travel

Class of Service Coupon Four

Position 191 – One character code corresponding to the class of service for the fourth leg of travel

C95. Condition Code (TAB) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Reserved for future use.

C100. Conversion Rate (TAB) 8 Numeric
 

DCC (dynamic currency conversion) transactions only - conversion rate field contains the exchange rate from the local currency to the cardholder’s currency. This field has no implicit decimal point. The exchange rate must express the value of 1 major unit of the transaction currency in terms of the cardholder currency. If the transaction is not DCC the field should be zero filled.

C105. Coupon Discount Amount (TMF) 13 Numeric
 

This field is populated for Fleet Cards and contains the amount of the discount given based on the coupon presented at the time of purchase.

C110. Country Code (TAB) 3 Alphanumeric
 

This field is used for transaction level processing (MPS2 & 3 international platforms) and contains the country code where the transaction originated from. The value in this field is NOT used for batch level processing (MPS1 US and Canadian platform).

C115. Creation Date and Time (TFH) 10 Numeric
 

The date and time the file was created in the format YYMMDDHHNN where YY is the last two digit of the year, MM is the month, DD is the day of the month, HH is the local hour of the day in twenty-four hour notation, and NN is the minute of the hour.

C120. Credit Reason Indicator (TAA) 1 Alphanumeric
 

Airline transaction field – The credit reason indicator is used for an airline transaction and is a code to indicate the reason for a credit to the cardholder.

Valid values are:

  • A = Passenger transport ancillary purchase cancellation
  • B = Airline ticket and passenger transport ancillary purchase cancellation
  • C = Airline ticket cancellation
  • O = Other
  • P = Partial refund of airline ticket
  • Space = not used
C125. Credit Record Count (TFS) 9 Numeric
 

Total number of credit (refund) records in the file.

C130. Cryptogram Information Data (TCC) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F27 – this field indicates the type of cryptogram and the actions to be performed by the authorization system.

C135. Cryptogram Transaction Type (TCC) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9C – this field indicates the type of financial transaction.

C140. Currency Indicator Code (TBH, TAB) 3 Numeric
 

A three character code which indicates the currency represented in the transaction. This field may be zeros however, is required to match the authorized response record to qualify for Visa Customer Payment Services (CPS) incentive rates. The Visa authorization system places this information in field 49.

C145. Customer Code (TVF, TVL, TLM) 17 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains up to a 17 alphanumeric value the client and purchaser can use to identify a transaction. The customer code is determined by the client and should be informative to both the client and the purchaser. It will be used as an identifier that will appear on the credit card billing statement to allow the cardholder or business to track purchases made with the commercial/corporate/business card. This is useful for commercial/corporate/business card activity where more than one employee or department has access to the same card. A business can correctly allocate the expense to the proper department, project, or individual using this value.

C150. Customer File Reference Number (TAB) 27 Alphanumeric
 

A special identifier output as part of a transaction record and included by credit card companies on cardholders’ account statements and/or reconciliation reports. The values for this data element are agreed upon by one of more of the following parties: the cardholder, the cardholder’s travel agency, and the credit card company.

C155. Customer Service Phone Number (TAB) 10 Numeric
 

This field contains the customer service phone number for the client. It is an optional field however is required for certain association incentive rates for Card Not Present transactions.

C160. Customer VAT Registration Number (TVL) 15 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the cardholder or company VAT registration number. A VAT Registration Number is an alphanumeric identifier consisting of up to 15 characters and is unique to any corporate entity doing business in a European Union country that implements the Value Added Tax system.

C165. CVV2 (Card Verification Value 2) Results Code (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

CVV2 applicable to Visa transactions only - the CVV2 (Card Verification Value 2) results code is a value returned in the authorization response indicating the result of CVV2 participation. CVV2 participation indicates the merchant is participating in the Card Verification Value 2 Program which is a program that enables issuers to validate the card.

Valid values are:

  • M = CVV2 Match – indicates that Visa or the issuer was able to verify the CVV2 value provided by the merchant
  • N = CVV2 No Match – indicates that Visa or the issuer was not able to verify the CVV2 value provided by the merchant
  • P = Not Processed – indicates that Visa or the issuer was unable to verify the CVV2 value provided by the merchant because their verification system was not functioning or not all the information needed to verify the CVV2 value was included in the request.
  • S = CVV2 should be on the card – indicates that Visa or the issuer was not able to perform CVV2 verification, and notifies the merchant that the card should contain a CVV2 value.
  • U = Issuer does not participate in CVV2 service – indicates that the issuer is not participating in the CVV2 service. 
D05. Daily Rental Rate (TCR) 12 Numeric
 

Daily rental rate contains the daily rental rate for the vehicle rented.

D10. Data Record Sequence No (THR) 9 Numeric
 

This field indicates the sequence number for the record. The file should start at 1 and increment by 1 per record.

D15. Days Rented (TCR) 2 Numeric
 

Contains the number of days the vehicle will be rented.

D20. DE22 – Point of Service Data Code (TAB) 12 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains information from the point of sale and is primarily used for MasterCard transactions. For All other card brand transactions this field should be space filled.

MasterCard transactions only – DE22 Point of Service Data Code is a series of codes that identify terminal capability, terminal environment and point of interaction security data. It identifies special conditions that are present at the time a transaction occurred at the point of interaction. The information in DE22 must be passed unchanged from auth to clearing. DE22 contains 12 sub fields as described below.

Sub Field One – Terminal Data: Card Data Input Capability

  • 0 – Unknown; data not available
  • 1 – Manual; no terminal
  • 2 – Magnetic stripe reader capability
  • 4 – Optical character reader (OCR) capability
  • 5 – Integrated circuit card (ICC) capability
  • 6 – Key entry-only capability
  • A – PAN auto-entry via contactless magnetic stripe
  • B – Magnetic stripe reader and key entry capability
  • C – Magnetic stripe reader, ICC, and key entry capability
  • D – Magnetic stripe reader and ICC capability
  • E – ICC and key entry capability
  • M – PAN auto-entry via contactless M/Chip and contactless magnetic stripe
  • V – Other capability

Sub Field Two – Terminal Data: Cardholder Authentication Capability

  • 0 – No electronic authentication capability
  • 1 – PIN entry capability
  • 2 – Electronic signature analysis capability
  • 3 – Software based online mPOS with PIN supported
  • 5 – Electronic authentication capability is inoperative
  • 6 – Other
  • 9 – Unknown; data unavailable

Sub Field Three – Terminal Data: Card Capture Capability

  • 0 – No capture capability
  • 1 – Card capture capability
  • 9 – Unknown, data unavailable

Sub Field Four – Terminal Operating Environment

  • 0 – No terminal used
  • 1 – On card acceptor premises; attended terminal
  • 2 – On card acceptor premises; unattended terminal
  • 3 – Off card acceptor premises; attended
  • 4 – Off card acceptor premises; unattended
  • 5 – On cardholder premises; unattended
  • 6 – Off cardholder premises; unattended
  • 7 – Private use (Future use)
  • 9 – Unknown; data unavailable

Sub Field Five – Cardholder Present Data

  • 0 – Cardholder present
  • 1 – Cardholder not present (unspecified)
  • 2 – Cardholder not present (mail/facsimile transaction)
  • 3 – Cardholder not present (phone order or from automated response unit [ARU])
  • 4 – Cardholder not present (standing order/recurring transactions)
  • 5 – Cardholder not present (electronic order [PC, Internet, mobile phone, or PDA])
  • 9 – Unknown, data unavailable

Sub Field Six – Card Present Data

  • 0 – Card not present
  • 1 – Card present
  • 9 – Unknown, data unavailable

Sub Field Seven – Card Data: Input Mode

  • 0 – Unspecified; data unavailable
  • 1 – Manual input; no terminal
  • 2 – Magnetic stripe reader input
  • 6 – Key entered input
  • A – PAN auto-entry via contactless magnetic stripe
  • B – Magnetic stripe reader input; track data captured and passed unaltered
  • C – Online Chip
  • F – Offline chip
  • M – PAN auto-entry via contactless M/Chip
  • R – PAN entry via electronic commerce, including remote chip
  • S – Electronic Commerce
  • T – PAN auto entry via server

Sub Field Eight – Cardholder Authentication Method

  • 0 – Not authenticated
  • 1 – PIN
  • 2 – Electronic signature analysis
  • 5 – Manual signature verification
  • 6 – Other manual verification (such as a driver’s license number)
  • 9 – Unknown; data unavailable
  • S – Other systematic verification

Sub Field Nine – Cardholder Authentication Entity

  • 0 – Not authenticated
  • 1 – ICC – Offline PIN
  • 2 – Card acceptance device (CAD)
  • 3 – Authorizing agent – Online PIN
  • 4 – Merchant/card acceptor – signature
  • 5 – Other
  • 9 – Unknown; data unavailable

Sub Field Ten – Card Data Output Capability

  • 0 – Unknown; data unavailable
  • 1 – None
  • 2 – Magnetic stripe write
  • 3 – ICC
  • S – Other

Sub Field Eleven – Terminal Data Output Capability

  • 0 – Unknown; data unavailable
  • 1 – None
  • 2 – Printing capability only
  • 3 – Display capability only
  • 4 – Printing and display capability

Sub Field Twelve – PIN Capture Capability

  • 0 – No PIN capture capability
  • 1 – Unknown; data unavailable
  • 2 – Reserved
  • 3 – Reserved
  • 4 – PIN capture capability 4 characters maximum
  • 5 – PIN capture capability 5 characters maximum
  • 6 – PIN capture capability 6 characters maximum
  • 7 – PIN capture capability 7 characters maximum
  • 8 – PIN capture capability 8 characters maximum
  • 9 – PIN capture capability 9 characters maximum
  • A – PIN capture capability 10 characters maximum
  • B – PIN capture capability 11 characters maximum
  • C – PIN capture capability 12 characters maximum
D25. Debit/Credit Indicator (TMF, TML) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field is populated with a value indicating if the extended item amount is a debit or credit. Valid values are D for debit and C for credit.

D30. Debit Interchange Indicator (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The debit interchange indicator is used to indicate a special interchange rate was used in the processing of the transaction.

Valid values are below:

  • 0 = Does not participate
  • 1 = Pulse
  • A = All Star
  • B = INLK/PAVD Business
  • C = INLK/PAVD Consumer Prepaid
  • D = Durbin Qualified
  • F = Durbin Qualified (Additional Fraud Review)
  • P = NYCE Premier
  • R = INLK/PAVD Small Ticket Prepaid
  • S = INLK/PAVD Small Ticket
  • V = VPP related INLK
  • X = INLK/PAVD Commercial Prepaid
  • Y = International
D35. Debit Network ID (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the network identifier for PIN based Debit cards.

Valid values are below:

  • AF = AFFN
  • AO = Alaska Option
  • CU = Credit Union 24
  • EX = Accel
  • IL = Interlink
  • MR = Maestro
  • NT = Nets
  • NY = NYCE
  • PS = Pulse
  • ST = Star
  • SZ = Shazam
D40. Debit Record Count (TFS) 9 Numeric
 

Total number of debit (sale) records in the file.

D45. Debit Settlement Date (TAB) 4 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the switch settlement date for PIN based Debit cards in MMDD format.

D50. Debt Repayment Indicator (TAB) ---- EU only option 1 Alphanumeric
 

Visa debt repayment is a limited-acceptance opportunity for qualified merchants. Merchants may accept Visa consumer Debit, Visa commercial Debit, and Visa Prepaid cards (exceptions apply) 1 for debt repayment transactions. There are special acceptance requirements and procedures to identify the permitted debt transaction types. This indicator informs Elavon if the merchant is participating in this program and allows Elavon to add the required data to the clearing transaction sent to Visa

Values:

  • Y = Debt Repayment Transaction
  • “_” = Not participating
D55. Dedicated File Name (TCC) 32 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 84 – contains the card application identification code for the card application from ISO 7816-5, selected by the terminal.

D60. Departure Date (TAA) 6 Numeric
 

This field is required by U.S. Bank / Elavon for risk methodology and to qualify for association incentive rates.

  • Airline transactions should contain the date of departure of first flight.
  • Cruise line or tour operator transactions should contain the completion date.
  • Format of this field must be YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day. This field must be numeric and greater than zero.
D65. Destination Country Code (TVL) 3 Alphanumeric
 

This field is populated for Visa line item detail information containing the destination country code.

D70. Destination Postal/ZIP Code (TVL) 10 Alphanumeric
 

This field is populated for Visa line item detail information containing the destination ZIP code.

D75. Destination Station [Railway Destination Station] (TAA) 30 Alphanumeric
 

Cruise Line transactions only – contains the name of the railway destination station

D80. Device Type (TCC) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field –this field contains information indicating the type of the device used at the terminal for contactless transactions and is primarily used for MasterCard transactions. For all other card brand transactions this field should be space filled.

D85. Digital Entity Identifier (TAB) 5 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a value which identifies the entity the transaction occurred in. The field is currently supported by Visa only. The value placed in this field at settlement must match the value from the authorization. Visa introduced this field to support Visa Checkout and contains a value of VCIND when applicable.

D90. Directory Server Transaction ID (TAR) 36 Alphanumeric
 

The Directory Server Transaction ID is generated by the Mastercard Directory Server during the authentication transaction and passed back to the merchant with the authentication results.

D95. Discount Amount (TMF, TVL, and TML) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the discount amount applied to the item.

D100. Discount Indicator (TMF, TML) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a flag that indicates whether the amount is discounted. Y indicates amount is discounted and N indicates the amount is not discounted.

D105. Discount Per Line Item (TVL) 13 Numeric
 

This field supports Visa line item detail and contains the discount for the line item.

D110. Document Type (TAA) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Two characters denoting the type of document:

  • 05 – Sale (debit)
  • 06 – Refund (credit)
D115. Down Payment Amount (TIL) 13 Numeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field contains the amount a customer put down as a deposit on a transaction.

D120. Driver ID (TMF, TVF) 17 Alphanumeric
 

This field relates to Fleet card transactions and contains the driver’s license number of the person making the purchase.

D125. Duty Amount (TVL) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the amount of duty taxes. Duty taxes are taxes levied on certain goods, services or transactions.

D130. Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) Exponent (TAB) 1 Numeric
 

DCC (dynamic currency conversion) transactions only – This field contains the number of digits in Foreign Exchange Rate Exponent in a DCC transaction otherwise zero fill. This value expresses the implicit decimal point in the conversion rate. For example if the conversion rate equals ‘00000812’ and the conversion exponent equals 6 then the exchange rate equals 00.000812.

D135. Dynamic CVV2 Result Code (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

Space reserved for future use.

D140. Dynamic Merchant Category Code MCC (TMA) 4 Numeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the MCC at a transaction level and is usually populated in instances where a domestic MCC is required for the region vs a card association MCC or if the transaction is for a PSP (Payment Service Provider) in which case this field would contain the MCC for the sub-merchant. The dynamic merchant category code field is used to specify the dynamic or natural MCC and would contain the MCC specific to the transaction.

NOTE: If the transaction is a Mexico transaction then for all domestic Mexico activity, the MCC entered here must be the domestic MCC. For all international activity the MCC entered here would be the MCC specific to the merchant goods and services.

D145. Dynamic Merchant City (TMA) 13 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant city at a transaction level. This field could contain the merchant city, customer service phone number, URL or WEB address depending on the type of transaction. Card not present transactions should populate this field with either a customer service phone number, URL or WEB address. If a customer service phone number is being populated it should be left justified, 3 digits followed by a hyphen then the remaining seven digits and space filled to the right. An example would be 999-9999999ss. The dynamic merchant city field would contain the merchant relevant information (either merchant city, customer service phone number, URL or WEB address) for the transaction.

D150. Dynamic Merchant Country Code (TMA) 3 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant country code at a transaction level. The dynamic merchant country code field would be populated with the merchant country code applicable for the transaction.

D155. Dynamic Merchant DBA Name (TMA) 25 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant doing business as (DBA) name at a transaction level. Listed below are a few reasons/purposes for this field:

  1. This field could be used for clients which want to use a soft descriptor to identify something specific relating to this transaction that would remind them about the purchase. Such as a city where an ecommerce transaction took place or a particular product line (such as sales, consulting, etc.).
  2. This field is also used for Payment Facilitator transactions where sub-merchant information is required.

The dynamic merchant DBA Name field should be populated with the appropriate merchant information for the type of transaction based on the desired/required result.

D160. Dynamic Merchant Email Address (TMA) 40 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant email address at a transaction level. The dynamic merchant email address field would contain the merchant email address specifically for the transaction.

D165. Dynamic Merchant Phone Number (TMA) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant phone number at a transaction level. The dynamic merchant phone number field would contain the merchants’ phone number specifically for the transaction.

D170. Dynamic Merchant State (TMA) 2 Alphanumeric
 

is field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant state at a transaction level. The dynamic merchant state name field should contain the merchant state specifically for the transaction.

D175. Dynamic Merchant Street Address (TMA) 30 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant street address at a transaction level. The dynamic merchant street address field should contain the merchant street address specifically for the transaction.

D180. Dynamic Merchant Zip (Postal) Code (TMA) 9 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically change the merchant zip code at a transaction level. The dynamic merchant zip code field should contain the merchant street zip code specifically for the transaction. The zip code entered here should also match the appropriate valid zip code for the state entered in the dynamic merchant state field.

D185. Dynamic Sub-Merchant ID (TMA) 15 Numeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically enter the sub-merchant ID associated with the transaction. The dynamic sub-merchant ID field should contain the sub-merchant ID specifically for the transaction.

NOTE: The sub-merchant id is the merchant id of the sub-merchant whenever a payment facilitator is involved. This value is assigned by the payment facilitator or their acquirer.

D190. Dynamic Sub-Merchant TAX ID (TMA) 14 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a place for the client to dynamically enter the sub-merchant TAX ID. The dynamic sub-merchant TAX ID field should contain the sub-merchant TAX ID specifically for the transaction.

E05. ECI (Electronic Commerce Indicator) / MOTO (Mail Order Telephone Order) (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Electronic Commerce Indicator (ECI) = A VisaNet code that identifies a transaction that is conducted over the Internet or other network using a cardholder access device.

Mail Order Telephone Order (MOTO) = The purchase of goods or services where the cardholder is not present at the point of sale; the purchase is a result of a mail order, telephone order, fax order and so forth.

Valid Values are as follows:

  • 01 = Single Transaction for a mail/telephone order
  • 02 = Recurring transaction
  • 03 = Installment payment
  • 04 = Unknown classification/other mail order
  • 05 = Secure E-Commerce transaction
  • 06 = Non-authenticated security transactions without complete cardholder authentication
  • 07 = Non authenticated security transactions, channel-encrypted
  • 08 = Electronic commerce not secure transaction
  • 09 = Non authenticated security transaction at a SET capable merchant
  • 20 = AMEX only – Payment token data present only
  • Blank = not applicable

If the merchant is participating in Verified by Visa (V by V) the following combinations of elements are required:

  • When ECI equals 05, then ACI must equal U
  • When ECI equals 06, then ACI must equal S
  • When ECI equals 07, then ACI must equal W or P
E10. Elavon Current Token Type (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

This field will carry the value returned in the Authorization Response. It indicates how the transaction was tokenized so Elavon knows how to detokenize the data. If the transaction is not tokenized via Elavon’s authorization system, SPACE Fill

E15. Electronic Ticket Indicator (TAA) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The presence of an “E” in this field means the ticket was electronic and no flight coupons were provided to the customer.

E20. E-mail Address (TFH) 160 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains email address to be used for communication. Multiple addresses should be separated using ‘,’

E25. Expiration Date (TAB) 4 Numeric
 

This field contains the month and year (MMYY) after which the credit card account number is no longer valid. If the expiration date is not available, this field may be zero filled.

E30. Extended Item Amount (TMF, TML) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the individual item amount that is normally calculated as price multiplied by quantity.

E35. Extra Charges Indicator (TCR, THL) 6 Alphanumeric
 

This field indicates if there were extra charges for the transaction.

Valid values are below:

  • 0 or Blank = no extra charges
  • 2 = extra mileage or restaurant
  • 3 = late return or gift shop
  • 4 = one way service fee or mini bar
  • 5 = parking violation or telephone
  • 6 = other (used for hotel transactions only)
  • 7 = laundry (used for hotel transaction only)
F05. Fare Basis (TAA) 6 Alphanumeric (up to 24 positions – 4 legs)
 

Comprised of prime code (service class), followed by the secondary and/or discount code(s) to indicate the class of service and fare level to which the passenger is entitled. Six characters are passed for each of up to four flight segments. In order to qualify for Visa/MasterCard incentive rates, the Fare Basis One must contain data.

Fare Basis One:

Positions 80 - 85 – Prime code for the first leg of travel belongs in position 80. Discount codes must be placed in the remaining five positions.

Fare Basis Two:

Positions 86 - 91 – Prime code for the second leg of travel belongs in position 86. Discount codes must be placed in the remaining five positions.

Fare Basis Three:

Positions 92 - 97 – Prime code for the third leg of travel belongs in position 92. Discount codes must be placed in the remaining five positions.

Fare Basis Four:

Positions 98 - 103 – Prime code for the last leg of travel belongs in position 98. Discount codes must be placed in the remaining five positions.

F10. File Identification (TFH) 6 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains an identification code assigned by Elavon. The identification code can be up to 6 positions in length. If less than six positions are assigned, the remaining positions in this field should be space filled.

F15. File Receiver (TFH) 8 Alphanumeric
 

This field is allocated by Elavon, always ELAVON with two training spaces.

F20. File Transmission Date (TFH) 6 Numeric
 

Contains the date the file is transmission. Format of this field is YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day.

F25. Filler (ALL RECORDS) Alphanumeric
 

Undefined reserved space and can be either blank or zero filled.

F30. First Payment Date (TIL) 6 Numeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field is used when an installment payment is being deferred and indicates when the first payment date will occur. The format of this date must be YYMMDD

F35. Flight Date (TAA) 6 Alphanumeric (up to 24 positions – 4 legs)
 

This field contains the scheduled date of departure for the specified segment of travel (up to four legs). This field is required for certain association incentive interchange rates. Format of this field must be YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day. This field must be numeric and greater than zero.

F40. Flight Departure Time (TAA) 5 Alphanumeric (up to 20 positions – 4 legs)
 

The local flight departure time for up to four legs of travel; as published in the carrier’s current schedule based on the twenty-four hour clock or expressed as “A”, “P”, “N”, “M”, for a.m., p.m., noon, and midnight, respectively. Possible examples include: “0000”,“0715” or “715A”, “1015” or “1015A”, “1200” or “12N”, “1915” or “715P”, “2400” or “12M”. This field will be blank if the corresponding flight number is equal to blank or “OPEN”. This field is required for some association incentive interchange rates.

F45. Flight Number (TAA) 5 Alphanumeric (up to 20 positions – 4 legs)
 

The flight number applicable to the space reserved or requested for up to four legs of travel. This field may be blank or contain the word “OPEN”. This field is required for some association incentive interchange rates.

F50. Form Factor (TCC) 8 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F6E – the form factor indicator defines the type of consumer device used to conduct the transaction. The field is conditional, however if information is passed it must be carried throughout the transaction (auth and settle).

F55. Freight/Shipping Amount (TVL) 13 Numeric
 

This field supports Visa line item detail and contains the amount for the freight/shipping for the item.

F60. Fuel Quantity (TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the quantity (number of gallons) of fuel dispensed and has 4 decimals implied. For example if 10.75 gallons were dispensed this field would be populated with 0000000107500

F65. Fuel Type (TVF) 2 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a value which indicates the type of fuel (regular, unleaded, diesel, etc.) purchased. Each association has a different value associated with type of purchase. Please refer to the association for valid values.

G05. Gift Shop Purchases (THL) 12 Numeric
 

The gift shop purchase field contains charges incurred at the gift shop of a hotel. Optional information passed for commercial card lodging/hotel transactions.

G10. Gross Fuel Price (TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field is only populated for transactions that are fuel purchase only transaction and will contain the total price for the fuel purchase.

G15. Gross Non-Fuel Price (TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field will contain the total price for the non-fuel purchase.

H05. Hash Credit Value (TFS) 15 Numeric
 

Total HASH value of credit (refund) transactions in the file (sum of all credits).

NOTE: HASH only means that the values must be added regardless of the currency.

H10. Hash Debit Value (TFS) 15 Numeric
 

Total HASH value of debit (sale) transactions in the file (sum of all debits).

NOTE: HASH only means that the values must be added regardless of the currency.

H15. Hash Net Value (TFS) 15 Numeric
 

Total HASH net value of all transactions in the file (i.e. DEBITS minus CREDITS).

NOTE: HASH only means that the values must be added regardless of the currency.

H20. Health Club Charges (THL) 12 Numeric
 

The health club charges field contains charges incurred at the health club of a hotel. Optional information passed for commercial card lodging/hotel transactions.

H25. Host DCC Reference Number (TAR) 14 Numeric
 

Reference number provided in DCC Inquiry Response message for Host DCC transactions. Zero-fill if not applicable.

H30. Hotel Check In Date (THL) 6 Numeric
 

Indicates the date the guest is checking into the hotel. Format must be YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day.

H35. Hotel Check Out Date (THL) 6 Numeric
 

Indicates the date the guest is checking out of the hotel. Format must be YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day.

H40. Hotel Customer Service Telephone Number (THL) 10 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the customer service telephone number for the hotel and cannot be zero filled.

H45. Hotel Property Telephone Number (THL) 10 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the phone number for the physical hotel property and cannot be zero filled.

I05. In-App Ecommerce Indicator (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains an indicator for In-App transactions.

Valid values are:

  • Y = In-App Ecommerce Transaction
  • N = Non In-App transaction
  • Space/blank = not an applicable Account
I10. Incremental Authorization Indicator (TAB) 2 Numeric
 

This field contains a value indicating the number of incremental authorizations submitted for this transaction.

I15. Indicator of Deferred Payment (TIL) 6 Alphanumeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field contains the key of the promotion under which the sale was done.

I20. Installment Deferral Indicator (TIL) 2 Numeric  
 

Installment transaction field – this field is used to indicate when an installment payment is being deferred. It contains the number of months the payment is being deferred.

I25. Interface Device (IFD) Serial No (TCC) 16 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – this field contains the unique and permanent serial number assigned to the IFD by the manufacture.

I30. Invoice Date (TBH, TBT) 6 Numeric
 

Year, month, and day (YYMMDD) denoting the date the invoice is prepared.

I35. Invoice Number (TBH, TBT) 14 Alphanumeric
 

The merchant determines the invoice number for reconciliation purposes. Elavon will print whatever information is sent in the invoice number field (up to 14 characters) onto their merchant statement. If only six are available, six should be sent followed by eight spaces.

NOTE: If an invoice number is not available/applicable to the transaction the field should be space filled.

I40. Issued in Conjunction with Ticket Number (TAA) 14 Alphanumeric
 

Airline transactions field – This field contains the ticket number of the associated purchase. (If this purchase has a connection or relationship to another purchase, such as a baggage fee for a passenger transport ticket, this field will contain the ticket document number for the other purchase. If this is a standalone purchase this field must contain the same value as in the Ancillary Ticket document Number field.)

I45. Issuer Application Data [IAD] (TCC) 64 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F10 – this field contains information the issuer wants to pass to the chip. The field is conditional, however if information is passed it must be carried throughout the transaction (auth and settle).

I50. Issuer Script Results part I (TCC) 24 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 71 – this field contains the results of the Issuer Script Execution, part one. This field is conditional, unless transaction is a reversal in which case this field is then required.

I55. Issuer Script Results part II (TCC) 18 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 72 – this field contains the results of the Issuer Script Execution, part two. This field is conditional, unless transaction is a reversal in which case this field is then required.

I60. Item Commodity Code (TVL) 12 Alphanumeric
 

The item commodity code is a code identifying the standard classification code for products and services used to detail where money is spent within a company.

I65. Item Description/Descriptor (TMF, TVL, TML) 35 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a description of the individual item purchased.

I70. Item Product Code (TVL, TML) 12 Alphanumeric
 

This field is to support Visa Line Item Detail and would contain the product code for the item purchased.

I75. Item Quantity (TMF, TVL, TML) 5 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the quantity of the item purchased.

I80. Item Unit of Measure (TMF, TML) 3 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the line item unit of measure. Examples would be EAC for each, PKG for package, FOT for foot, GRO for gross, GLI for gallon, etc.

L05. Line Item Total (TVL) 13 Numeric
 

This field supports Visa line item detail and contains the total amount of all line items for the transaction.

M05. Market Specific Authorization Data Indicator [MSADI] (TAB, TCR, THL) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The market specific authorization data indicator indicates the industry (market) for the transaction.

Valid values are below:

  • A = valid auto rental authorization data received
  • B = valid bill payment data received
  • H = valid hotel authorization data received
  • E = valid electronic commerce transaction aggregation data received
  • J = Valid B2B invoice payment received
  • M = valid healthcare market specific authorization data received
  • N = invalid hotel or auto rental auth data received
  • T = valid transit market specific authorization data received
  • Blank or space = no market specific authorization data received
M10. MC (MasterCard) Oil Company Brand Name (TMF) 4 Numeric
 

This field supports MasterCard Fleet Card detail and contains a four digit code that indicates the card acceptor oil company brand name.

M15. MasterCard Assigned ID (MAID) (TAB) 6 Alphanumeric
 

The MasterCard Assigned ID is a value assigned by MasterCard for interchange and transaction data integrity purposes. If the client has been assigned a MasterCard Assigned ID it should be populated in this field for passing along to MasterCard in the outgoing record.

M20. Merchant Category Code - MCC (TAB) 4 Alphanumeric
 

The Associations have assigned specific Merchant Category Codes (MCC) for merchants according to the operating regulations. If this field is not filled by the merchant, Elavon will insert the appropriate Merchant Category Code from its accounting system.

M25. Merchant Identification (TBH, TBT) 15 Alphanumeric
 

U.S. Bank / Elavon will assign a specific merchant number to your account to identify the source of transactions. This field is entered at the left for a length of ten characters followed by five spaces (left justified).

M30. Merchant Name (TBH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the merchant name for the batch.

M35. Merchant VAT Reg/Single Business Reference Number (TVL) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports Visa Line Item Detail and contains either the merchant VAT registration number or the Single Business Reference Number (SBRN) used for tax purposes.

M40. Misc Fuel Tax (TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the monetary or percentage tax rate on a gallon of fuel included in the pump price.

M45. Misc Fuel Tax Exemption Status (TVF) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a value to indicate whether transaction miscellaneous fuel tax is exempted or not. Y for exempt and N for not exempt.

M50. Misc Non-Fuel Tax (TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the monetary or percentage tax rate on saleable goods (non-fuel).

M55. Misc Non-Fuel Tax Exemption Status (TVF) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a value indicating whether the transaction miscellaneous non fuel tax is exempted or not. This field is only populated for non-fuel fleet card activity. A Y indicates tax exempt and an N indicates not tax exempt.

M60. Motor Fuel Product Code (TMF) 3 Numeric
 

This field contains the three digit motor fuel product code for the transaction.

M65. Motor Fuel Quantity (TMF) 6 Numeric
 

This field contains the quantity of motor fuel dispensed.

M70. Motor Fuel Sale Amount (TMF) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the amount for the fuel sale.

M75. Motor Fuel Service Type (TMF, TVF) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a value indicating the type of service received at the card acceptor site.

Valid values are:

  • 0 or space indicates undefined
  • 1 indicates self service
  • 2 indicates full service
  • 3 indicates only non-fuel products being purchased
M80. Motor Fuel Unit of Measure (TMF:TVF) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a value describing the unit of measure for the motor fuel dispensed.

Valid values are:

  • 1 = Gallons
  • 2 = Liters
  • 3 = Pounds
  • 4 = Kilos
  • 5 = Imperial gallons
  • Space = not applicable
M85. Motor Fuel Unit Price (TMF) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the unit price for the motor fuel.

M90. mPOS Mobile Point of Sale Acceptance Device Indicator (TAB) 1 Numeric
 

This field is used by Mastercard to differentiate between software and hardware-based mPOS terminals and PIN entry support

Valid values are:

  • 0 = Dedicated MPOS Terminal with PCI compliant dongle
  • 1 = Off the shelf terminal
M95. Movie Charges (THL) 12 Numeric
 

The movie charges field contains charges incurred for movie rentals at the hotel. Optional information passed for commercial card lodging/hotel transactions.

M100. Multiple Clearing Sequence Number & Count (TAA, TAB) 4 Numeric
 

VISA only field – Multiple Clearing Sequence Number and Count field (formally known as Document Composition) is used for transactions where one authorization is obtained and multiple clearing records are submitted. This field indicates the clearing sequence and count for each settled transaction. For example if you had one authorization and used it for four settlement transactions, in the first settlement transaction you would enter 0104, in the second 0204, in the third 0304 and in the fourth 0404. This indicates to Visa there are four settled transactions for the one authorization. Airline transactions populate this field in the TAA record and transactions from a Card Not Present environment, non-airline, will populate this field in the TAB record.

If the transaction is an airline transaction, the TAA record is used and a default of 0101 should be used.

N05. National Tax (TVL) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the amount of national tax included in the transaction amount.

N10. National Tax Indicator (TVL) 1 Numeric
 

This field contains an indicator used to indicate the presence of national tax information. 0 indicates not subject to tax and a 1 indicates subject to tax.

N15. Net Amount (TBT) 13 Numeric
 

Includes all items contained in the billing file and is equal to the total debit amount minus the total credit amount processed in the batch. This is a signed field. For more information about a signed field refer to section I.

N20. Net Fuel Price (TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field is populated with the net fuel price, less any taxes exempted or discounts, for the transaction.

N25. Net / Gross Indicator (TMF, TML) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a value indicating if tax was included. Y is entered if the extended item amount includes the tax amount and N is entered if the extended item amount does not include the tax amount.

N30. Net Non-Fuel Price (TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field will contain the net non-fuel price, less any taxes exempted or discounts.

N35. Network Reference ID - NRID (TAB) 15 Alphanumeric
 

Discover transactions only – This field contains a unique ID assigned by Discover Network at the time of the authorization response.

N40. No Show Indicator (TCR, THL) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field indicates if there was a no show for the reservation.

Valid values are below:

  • 0 = not applicable
  • 1 = No show
N45. Non-Fuel Product Code (TVF, TMF) 3 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the product code for non-fuel items purchased. This file format supports up to 8 different non fuel product codes. Refer to the Fleet Card Implementation Guides from the associations for valid values.

N50. Number of Installments (TIL) 2 Numeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field contains the number of installments applicable to the transaction.

N55. Number of Payment Forms (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field is used to identify the number of payment forms relating to split tender transactions (a split tender transaction is when more than one form of payment was used for a purchase).

O05. Odometer (TVF, TMF) 7 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the odometer reading for the vehicle. (An odometer is a mechanism within a vehicle that provided information on the mileage the vehicle travels.)

O10. Order Date (TVL) 6 Numeric
 

This field contains the date the order was taken. The format for the date should be YYMMDD. YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day.

O15. Other Charges (THL) 12 Numeric
 

This field is optional and used to indicate other charges for commercial cards uses at lodging locations. Other charges indicated in this field would be for services not outlined in any other types of charges. Two decimals are implied for this field. Default value is zeroes.

O20. Other Tax (TVL) 12 Numeric
 

This field is used for Visa Line Item Detail and would contain the amount of any other tax for the transaction.

P05. PAN Account Range (TAB) 9 Numeric
 

This field supports a tokenized transaction. It contains the first nine digits of the cardholders account number.

P10. Payment Account Reference Number (TAR) 35 Alphanumeric
 

Carries a unique reference number assigned to a cardholder’s card PAN. This value remains constant across tokenized and non-tokenized transactions.

P15. Passenger Description – Number of Adults (TAA) 2 Numeric
 

Cruise line transactions only - indicates the number of adults traveling.

P20. Passenger Description – Number of Children (TAA) 2 Numeric
 

Cruise line transactions only -indicates the number of children traveling.

P25. Passenger Name (TAA) 20 Alphanumeric
 

Last name (surname) of the passenger followed by a slash and the first initial of the passengers’ first name as indicated on the auditor’s coupon. If the transaction type is “REF”, the name is taken from the refunded flight coupon. This field is required to qualify for Visa/MasterCard incentive rates.

P30. Place of Issue (TAA) 15 Alphanumeric
 

This field consists of the city name (up to thirteen characters) followed by two character state abbreviation which is in the last two positions of this field. The last two positions of this field will be used to determine the country code. If the values in the last two positions are a valid state the country code will be populated with USA. If the values in the last two positions are a valid Canadian province, the country code will be populated with CAN. If the values in the last two positions are not a valid state or province they will be used to populate the country code field.

If the activity is exclusive to EU activity, Spaces are allowed...

P35. Point of Sale Name (TAB) 25 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the name of the travel agent or ticketing location where the transaction took place. The point of sale name is used in airline transactions and is optional for other transactions. This field can be left blank if not applicable.

P40. POS Entry Mode (TAB) 2 Numeric
 

This field is required to qualify for Visa/MasterCard/Diners/Discover incentive rates. It occupies positions 1-2 of field 22 on the Visa authorization system. Refer to the below table for various valid values.

POS ENTRY MODE VALUE

AMEX DESCRIPTION

DISCOVER DESCRIPTION

DINERS DESCRIPTION

MASTERCARD DESCRIPTION

VISA DESCRIPTION

00

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

01

Manual

Manual (key entered)

Manual entry

Manual entry

Manual key entry

02

Magnetic Stripe

Magnetic Stripe

Magnetic Stripe

Magnetic Stripe

Magnetic Stripe Read

03

Bar Code

Bar Code

Bar Code Reader

Bar Code Reader

Bar Code Reader

04

Optical Character Reader (OCR)

Optical Character Reader (OCR)

Optical Character Reader (OCR)

Optical Character Reader (OCR)

Not Used – reserved for future use

05

Integrated Circuit Card Reader

Integrated Circuit Card Reader

Chip

Chip

Integrated Circuit Card Reader

06

Key entered

n/a

Chip PayPass Mapping Service applied

Chip PayPass Mapping Service applied

Not used – reserved for future use

07

Reserved

Electronic Commerce

Contactless M/Chip

Contactless M/Chip

Contactless payment using VSDC chip rules

08

Reserved

n/a

Contactless M/Chip PayPass Mapping Service applied

Contactless M/Chip PayPass Mapping Service applied

n/a

09

Technical fallback transaction initiated as chip but was processed using an alternative technology

n/a

Remote payment

Remote payment

n/a

10

n/a

Credential on file – merchant initiated transaction

Credential on file – merchant initiated transaction

Credential on file – merchant initiated transaction

Credential on file – merchant initiated transaction

79

n/a

n/a

Hybrid terminal used

Hybrid terminal used

n/a

80

n/a

n/a

Chip Card at chip capable terminal was unable to process transaction using data on the chip, therefore the terminal defaulted to magnetic stripe read PAN

Chip Card at chip capable terminal was unable to process transaction using data on the chip, therefore the terminal defaulted to magnetic stripe read PAN

n/a

81

n/a

Radio Frequency Identification Indicator

 

Electronic Commerce, including chip

n/a

82

n/a

Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)

 

n/a

n/a

83

n/a

Radio Frequency identifier indicator – chip

 

n/a

n/a

85

n/a

Chip Fallback

 

n/a

n/a

90

n/a

Voice authorizations

 

Magnetic stripe

Magnetic stripe read

91

n/a

Voice Response Unit (VRU)

 

Contactless Magnetic Stripe

Contactless payment using magnetic stripe data rules

92

n/a

Batch Authorizations

 

Contactless input, PayPass mapping service applied

n/a

93

n/a

Batch Authorization Cash Access

 

n/a

n/a

95

n/a

n/a

 

Integrated Circuit Card

Visa only, chip card with unreliable card verification value (CVV) data

S

Manually entered or keyed transaction

n/a

 

n/a

n/a

W

Swiped Transaction with Keyed

n/a

 

n/a

n/a

X

Magnetic Stripe Signature

n/a

 

n/a

n/a

Y

Magnetic Stripe signature with keyed

n/a

 

n/a

n/a

P45. POS Terminal Capability Mode (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field indicates the capability of the terminal.

Valid values are below:

  • 0 - unknown
  • 1 - No terminal
  • 2 - Magnetic stripe read
  • 3 - Bar code reader
  • 4 - OCR reader
  • 5 - Integrated Circuit Card reader
  • 6 - Hybrid/Dual Terminal – US Only
  • 7 - Contactless Solution Only
  • 8 - Proximity Read Capability
  • 9 - Key entry, no magnetic stripe capability
P50. Processor Building Number (TFH, TBH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the building number for the processing center.

P55. Processor City (TFH, TBH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the city for the processing center.

P60. Processor Country (TFH, TBH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the country for the processing center.

P65. Processor FAX Number (TFH, TBH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the fax number for the processing center.

P70. Processor ID (TFH) 9 Alphanumeric
 

Contains the identifier for the processor (users can populate this field with their company details).

P75. Processor Name (TFH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the name for the merchant’s processor.

P80. Processor Phone Number (TFH, TBH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the phone number for the processing center.

P85. Processor Street Name (TFH, TBH) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the street name for the processing center.

P90. Processor Zip Code (TFH, TBH) 9 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the zip code for the processing center.

P95. Product ID (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Applicable to Visa transactions only - the product id is a value assigned to U.S. and Canada regions identifying the type of card being used (the product). This value is passed in the authorization response message in field 62.23 Card Level Results if authorized through an MDEX. If transaction is authorized through another means, check with the authorization vendor to understand where the product id will be passed. The value received in this field must be passed in the settlement record, unchanged. This field is required to qualify for Visa incentive rates.

P100. Product Type Code (TVF, TMF) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains a code read from a card magnetic stripe that indicates prompts that occur at the point of interaction.

Valid values are:

  • 1 = Prompts for ID number and odometer reading
  • 2 = Prompts for vehicle number and odometer reading
  • 3 = Prompts for driver number and odometer reading
  • 4 = Prompts for odometer reading only
  • 5 = No prompts issued
P105. Program Protocol (TAR) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field allows acquirers to identify which 3-D Secure authentication protocol was used for e-commerce transactions.

Valid values are:

  • 1 = 3D Secure Version 1.0
  • 2 = EMV 3D Secure
P110. Purchase ID Format (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The purchase ID format indicates the format of additional identifying information for purchases, such as order number or invoice number, etc.

Valid values are:

  • 1 = order number
  • 3 = rental agreement number
  • 4 = hotel folio number
  • 5 = invoice number
P115. Purchase Identifier (TAB) 25 Alphanumeric
 

The purchase identifier is used to send information identifying the purchase to the issuer and cardholder. It indicates the type of identifying information (order number, invoice number, hotel folio number, car rental agreement number, text description, etc.).

P120. Purchase Time (TVF, TMF) 4 Numeric
 

This field contains the time of day the purchase was made. The format of this field should be hhmm where hh denotes the hour within the hours range of 00-23 and mm denotes the minutes in the 00-59 range.

R05. Record Locator (TAA) 6 Alphanumeric
 

Record locator is the PNR (passenger name record) data. If a ticket number is not sent and a record locator is sent the record locator will be passed to the associations in place of the ticket number.

R10. Record Number (FOR ALL RECORD TYPES) 9 Numeric
 

Nine numeric characters, right justified, are assigned for records to monitor the integrity and continuity of data. Each record is sequentially numbered by the merchant from 000000001 and increased by one for each additional record in the file.

R15. Record Type Identifier (ALL RECORDS TYPES) 3 Alphanumeric
 

This field is used to describe the type of record. This field is essential in processing the remainder of the record. The following Record Type Identifiers have been defined:

  • File Header Record — TFH
  • Batch Header Record — TBH
  • Transaction Header Record — THR
  • Transaction Advice Basic Record — TAB
  • Transaction Auxiliary Record — TAR
  • Transaction Airline Addendum Record — TAA
  • Transaction Car Rental Addendum Record — TCR
  • Transaction Hotel/Lodging Addendum Record — THL
  • Transaction Chip Card Addendum Record — TCC
  • Transaction Installment Addendum Record — TIL
  • Merchant Address Addendum Record — TMA
  • Transaction Visa Fleet Card Addendum Record — TVF
  • Transaction MasterCard Fleet Card Addendum Record — TMF
  • Transaction Visa Line Item Detail Addendum Record — TVL
  • Transaction MasterCard Line Item Detail Addendum Record — TML
  • Batch Trailer Record — TBT
  • File Summary Record — TFS
R20. Reference Code (TAB) 15 Alphanumeric
 

This field is populated by the merchant for their use to assist with finding original documents, and for chargebacks. Elavon will include the reference code data on copy retrieval requests or chargeback forms.

R25. Rental Return City (TCR) 18 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the return city for the auto rental.

R30. Rental Return Country Code (TCR) 3 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the return country code for the auto rental.

R35. Rental Return State (TCR) 2 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the return state for the auto rental.

R40. Renter Name (TCR) 20 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the renter name for the auto rental.

R45. Restricted Ticket (TAA) 1 Numeric
 

This field indicates if there are restrictions on the ticket.

Valid values are below:

  • 0 = no restriction
  • 1 = restricted (non-refundable)
R50. Retrieval Reference Number (TAB) 12 Alphanumeric
 

This field will be used for online PIN Debit transactions and will contain an alphanumeric value used with other key data elements to identify and track all messages related to a given cardholder transaction. This field must be populated with the value contained in field 37 of the authorization message.

R55. Routing (TAA) 20 Alphanumeric
 

Stopover code(s) and official city airport code(s) for up to a maximum of four flight segments per addendum record to denote passenger itinerary. Valid values for stopover codes are “O” (destination city), “X” (connecting city) or space. If there is only one leg of travel, stopover codes and city airport codes for the Origination and Destination One should be entered. If there are two legs of travel, information for Origination, Destination One and Destination Two should be entered. If there are three legs of travel, then the stopover code for Destination Three should be entered in addition to the other three segments. If there are four legs of travel, the cities and stopover codes should be entered in all five segments of the routing field. If there are more than four legs of travel, a second addendum record should not be created and the information for the first four segments only should be entered.

Origination:
Position 52: Space.
Positions 53 - 55 (City 1, origination): Three-character airport code
Destination One:
Position 56 (Stopover code 1): O or X.
Positions 57 - 59 (City 2): Three-character airport code.
Destination Two:
Position 60 (Stopover code 2): Space, O or X
Positions 61 - 63 (City 3): Three-character airport code.
Destination Three:
Position 64 (Stopover code 3): Space, O or X.
Positions 65 - 67 (City 4): Three-character airport code.
Destination Four:
Position 68 (Stopover code 4): Space, O or X.
Positions 69 - 71 (City 5): Three-character airport code
S05. Sales Tax Amount (TAB, TVL) 9 Numeric
 

This field contains the amount of sales tax on the transaction. This field is required for certain interchange incentive rates.

S10. Sales Tax Indicator (TAB, TVL) 1 Numeric
 

This field contains a sales tax indicator relating to the transaction. This field is required for certain interchange incentive rates.

Valid values are below:

  • 0 = tax not included
  • 1 = tax included
  • 2 = tax exempt
S15. Security Protocol (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

Mastercard Identity Check a.k.a. (Mastercard Secure Code) Transactions only - This field indicates the presence and type of security protocol present in the authorization process.

Valid values:

  • 2 Channel
  • 9 None (no security protocol)
S20. SE Number (TBH) 17 Numeric
 

This field contains the Service Establishment Number assigned to the merchant for either Discover or American Express (i.e. Discover SE, AMEX SE) transactions. This format does not support AMEX transactions from T&E merchants, for example airlines, hotels, and car rentals.

S25. Settlement Amount (TBT) 13 Numeric
 

The settlement amount is the total debit amount less total credit amount.

S30. Settlement Currency (TBH) 3 Numeric
 

This field contains the merchant settlement currency code.

S35. Settlement Identifier (TBH, TBT) 6 Numeric
 

Reserved for future use, zero fill.

S40. Ship From Postal/ZIP Code (TVL) 10 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports Visa Line Item Detail and contains the zip code for the location the item is shipped from.

S45. SITA Telex Number (TFH, TBH) 10 Alphanumeric
 

Contains the SITA telex number.

S50. SOC (Summary of Charge) Text (THR) 30 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the merchant Summary of Charge (SOC) text. SOC text is a 30 byte batch reference field that is populated by the merchant and used to facilitate the investigation of a merchant payment inquiry and assists the merchant in reconciliation. It is returned to the merchant in the EPA file.

S55. SOC Number (THR) 8 Numeric
 

Summary of Charge (SOC) number is a batch identifier that is created by the merchant and creates an association to the currency of the transactions contained within each transaction currency header record batch in the file. This is used for management information and financial reporting. The SOC number must be unique for each merchant id and can only be used once within a 12 month period. This number provides the information required by the Elavon processing system to product reporting and reconciliation data. SOC information is at a batch level and is returned to the merchant in the EPA file.

The suggested formula for the creation of the 8-digit SOC number is as follows:

  • 3 digit Julian date of the file creation + 1 digit for the year
  • 4 digit sequential number, incremented by 1 per THR record

Example for January 15, 1999 = 01590001

S60 Spend Qualified Indicator (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

Visa only – This field contains a value which identifies if a transaction meets Visa’s spend requirement defined by the Visa region. This field should be populated as a straight pass thru from authorization to clearing/settlement. The Spend Qualified Indicator is located in field 62.25 of the authorization response record.

S65. Start Station [Railway Start Station] (TAA) 30 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the name of the railway start station.

S70. State/Province Code (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Contains the two digit abbreviation for the state (if US) or province (if Canada) for the transaction.

S75. Stored Credential Indicator (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

The stored credential indicator is a value which indicates the transaction is one where the merchant is initiating the first transaction in a series on behalf of the cardholder using credentials stored on file.

VISA and MASTERCARD – valid values

  • C – Unscheduled Credential on File - (Visa Only)
  • S – Storing Credential indicates credential stored for the first time for later use. (V and MC)
  • R – Recurring Transaction using Stored Credentials (V and MC)
  • I – Instalment Transaction using Stored Credentials (V and MC)
S80. Subsequent Installment Amount (TIL) 13 Numeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field contains the amount for all subsequent installments.

S85. Summary Commodity Code (TVL) 4 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports Visa Line Item detail and would contain the national standard coding structure value for the description of goods.

S90. Surcharge Amount (TAB) 13 Numeric
 

This field must contain the amount of surcharge assessed on the transaction.

S95. System Trace Audit Number [STAN] (TAB) 6 Numeric
 

Discover and Union Pay transactions only – This value is assigned by the Merchant to assist in identifying a specific card transaction. The STAN remains unchanged for the life of the card transaction. The STAN in the settlement record should match what was submitted in the Authorization Request.

T05. Tax Amount (TMF, TML) 13 Alphanumeric
 

The tax amount field contains the amount of tax applied to the transaction.

T10. Tax Amount 1 (TMF) 13 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports MasterCard Fleet card addendum and contains the tax amount for tax exempt fleets.

This field supports MasterCard Fleet card addendum and contains the tax amount for tax exempt fleets when more than one tax amount applies.

T15. Tax Rate Applied (TML) 5 Numeric
 

This field supports MasterCard Line Item Detail and contains a value indicating the detailed tax rate applied in relationship to a specific tax amount.

T20. Tax Type Applied (TML) 4 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports MasterCard Line Item Detail and contains an indicator that is used to further define tax categories applied to specific domestic processing arrangements in certain locations (type of tax being applied to this line item).

T25. Terminal Application Version No (TCC) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – this field contains the EMV Version of the Terminal.

T30. Terminal Capabilities Profile (TCC) 6 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F33 – this field indicates the card input data, the Cardholder Verification Method and the security capabilities that are supported by the terminal.

T35. Terminal Country Code (TCC) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F1A – this field contains the country code of the country where the terminal is located.

T40. Terminal ID (TAB) 8 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the terminal serial number or means of identifying the terminal for merchant locations with multiple terminals.

T45. Terminal Transmission Date (TCC) 6 Numeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9A – this field contains the terminal transmission date from the Chip reader, format YYMMDD where YY indicates the year, MM indicates the month, and DD indicates the day.

T50. Terminal Type (TCC) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F35 – this field contains the terminal type which indicates the environment of the terminal, its communications capability, and its operational control.

T55. Terminal Verification Results (TCC) 10 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 95 – this field contains a series of indicators from the terminal perspective. The terminal records the results of offline and online processing by setting a series of indicators in this field.

T60. Ticket Change Indicator (TAA) 1 Alphanumeric
 

Airline transaction field – This field will contain either a space or a code to indicate why a ticket was changed.

Valid values are:

  • C – Change to existing ticket
  • N – New ticket
  • Space – not used
T65. Ticket Identifier also known as ticket number (TAA) 14 Alphanumeric
 

If the transaction type code is TKT or REF, the field will usually contain the three-digit carrier code followed by the ten-digit form serial number and one-digit check digit for the ticket number. The field must be left justified. The PNR (Passenger Name Record) can also be used. The ticket number is used to achieve incentive interchange rates and is passed to the associations. If the merchant is unable to provide a ticket number in the billing record, please contact your Elavon representative.

For information purposes:

  1. Elavon will pass the first 13 positions of the ticket number received from the carrier to Visa per their requirements. The check digit will not be passed to Visa, if it is received from the carrier. Visa cardholder statements will reflect a 13 alpha / numeric ticket number in the merchant name field.
  2. Elavon will pass up to 14 positions of the ticket number, including the check digit to MasterCard per their requirements.
T70. Ticket/Document Amount (TAA) 13 Numeric
 

If the Transaction Type is “TKT”, the ticket/document amount field in the first Transaction Advice Addendum (TAA) record will contain the total sale amount of the ticket referenced in the preceding Transaction Advice Basic (TAB) record.

T75. Ticketing Carrier (TAA) 3 Numeric
 

The ticketing carrier is the official three digit code of the ticketing carrier as assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). If a carrier code has not been assigned, please contact your Elavon / Elavon representative. This field is required for association incentive interchange rates. If you have yet to be assigned a 3 digit Carrier code please contact your Elavon Account Manager.

T80. Token Assurance Level (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

This field will be populated in tokenized transactions. The token assurance level is a value that allows the token service provider to indicate the confidence level of the payment token to PAN/Cardholder binding. The token assurance level is located in the authorization field 123, usage 2, dataset ID 68, tag 2 and must be passed in the clearing, unchanged.

T85. Token Requestor ID (TAB) 11 Alphanumeric
 

This field will be populated in tokenized transactions. The token requestor id is a value that uniquely identifies the pairing of token requestor with the token domain. The token requestor id is located in the authorization field 123, usage 2, dataset ID 68, tag 3 and must be passed in clearing, unchanged.

T90. Total Authorized Amount (TAB) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the total authorized amount for the transaction.

T95. Total Credit Amount (TBT) 13 Numeric
 

Total of all credit amounts in the batch. This is a signed field. For more information about a signed field, refer to section I.

T100. Total Credit Items (TBT) 6 Numeric
 

Total number of all credit items in the batch.

T105. Total Debit Amount (TBT) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the total of all debit amounts in the batch. This is a signed field. For more information about a signed field, refer to section I.

T110. Total Debit Items (TBT) 6 Numeric
 

Total number of all debit items (i.e., debit TAB records) in the batch.

T115. Total Installment Amount (TIL) 13 Numeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field contains the total installment amount.

T120. Total Item Count (TBT) 6 Numeric
 

Total number of debit or credit items (i.e., number of TAB records) in the batch.

T125. Total Non-Room Charges (THL) 12 Numeric
 

This field contains the total amount of all the non-room charges. It is an optional field with two decimals implied. It is used for commercial cards used for lodging transactions only.

T130. Total Record Count (TFS) 9 Numeric
 

Contains the total number of records in the file (all records including header and trailer records).

T135. Transaction Data Condition Code (TAB) 2 Numeric
 

Discover transactions only – The Transaction Data Condition Code field identifies the condition of the Track Data submitted in the authorization request. This field is required for association incentive interchange rates.

T140. Transaction Amount (TAB) 13 Numeric
 

If the merchant is utilizing Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC), the transaction amount field contains the amount of the transaction in the transaction currency before DCC is applied.

For all other types of transactions (i.e., all transactions except DCC), the transaction amount field contains the amount of the transaction in the local currency. This is the transaction amount that will be processed by Elavon to the Card associations.

The transaction amount is a required field. 2 decimals are implied for US and Canadian transactions.

The transaction amount must include the surcharge amount if one is assessed.

T145. Transaction Category Code (TCC) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F53 – this field indicates the type of transaction being performed.

T150. Transaction Currency Code (TAB) 3 Numeric
 

This field contains the numeric value for the currency code for the transaction.

T155. Transaction Date (TAB) 6 Numeric
 

The transaction date is the date of sale or refund in the format YYMMDD where YY denotes the year, MM denotes the month, and DD denotes the day.

T160. Transaction Identifier (TAB) 15 Alphanumeric
 

Visa and Amex transactions – this field must include an identifier provided in the authorization message to facilitate linking of authorization and settlement records. This field is required for Visa incentive interchange rates.

Union Pay transactions – this field should be populated with the Union Pay date (MMDD) and time (HHMMSS) followed by the Union Pay settlement date in Julian format. Sample layout would be 1123111722327 (MMDDHHMMSSJJJ).

All other card brands – this field should be space filled.

T165. Transaction Integrity Class a.k.a. TIC (TAB) 2 Alphanumeric
 

Mastercard Transactions only – U.S.REGION – This field contains a value from the authorization response message that indicates the fundamental safety and security of a transaction and will include the assessment of both validity of the card and cardholder. The value must be passed unaltered from the authorization to settlement. Effective April 2019 this field will be mandatory for incentive interchange.

T170. Transaction Record Count (TAB) 2 Numeric
 

The transaction record count indicates if the transaction will contain a TAB only or a TAB and TAA.

Valid values are:

  • 01 = if there exists only a Transaction Advice Basic (TAB) record for this transaction
  • 02 = if a TAA record follows
T175. Transaction Reference a.k.a. ROC text (TAB) 30 Alphanumeric
 

This field contains the merchant transaction reference information. This information is also referred to as the Record of Charge (ROC). The information in this field will be used to investigate any transaction level inquiries. This field is a user defined optional field. ROC information is at a transaction level and is returned to the merchant in the EPA file.

T180. Transaction Sequence Counter (TCC) 8 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F41 – this field contains the sequence number assigned to the transaction. The transaction sequence counter is a counter maintained by the terminal that is incremented by one for each transaction.

T185. Transaction Time (TAB) 6 Numeric
 

Contains the local transaction time in the format HHMMSS where H indicates the hour, M indicates the minute, and S indicates the seconds. The local transaction time is in the time zone the merchant is located in.

T190. Transaction Type (TAA) 3 Alphanumeric
 

Used to describe the transaction type as indicated below:

  • TKT = Sale Transaction (Not electronically billed)
  • REF= Refund
  • MSC = Miscellaneous Charge
T195. Transaction Type Identifier (TAB) 2 Numeric
 

Used to differentiate between debit (sale) and credit (refund) transactions as follows:

  • 05 = Sale
  • 06 = Refund
T200. Type of Installment (TIL) 3 Alphanumeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field contains a value indicating the type of installment, issuer or acquirer. ISS is used for issuer installment and ACQ is used for acquirer installment.

T205. Type of Plan (TIL) 2 Numeric
 

Installment transaction field – this field is used when a promotion was offered on the installment sale.

T210. Type of Purchase (TVF) 1 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports Visa Fleet Card addendum and contains a value which indicates the type of purchase.

Valid values are:

  • 1 = Fuel
  • 2 = Non-fuel
  • 3 = Both (fuel and non-fuel)
U05. UCAF Collection Indicator (TAB) 1 Alphanumeric
 

MasterCard transactions only – the UCAF Collection Indicator is present on Secure Code e-commerce transactions only indicating the type of participation.

Valid values are:

  • 0 – UCAF data collection is not supported
  • 1 – Merchant UCAF (only the merchant is participating)
  • 2 – Full UCAF (all parties are participating)
  • 3 – MasterPass; Maestro Basic Checkout
  • 4 – Reserved for future use
  • 5 – Issuer Risk Based Decisioning
  • 6 – Merchant Risk Based Decisioning
  • 7 – Partial Shipment or Recurring Payment
U10. Unique VAT Invoice Reference Number (TVL) 15 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports Visa Line Item Detail addendum and contains the value added tax invoice reference number.

U15. Unit Cost (TVF, TVL) 13 Numeric
 

This field supports both Visa Fleet card addendum in addition to Visa Line Item Detail addendum. The field is populated with the cost of fuel per unit of measure (for example dollars per gallon) and has 4 decimals implied. For example if the price per gallon is $2.749 per unit this field would be populated with 0000000027490

U20. Unit Of Measure (TVL) 12 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports Visa Line Item Detail and contains a code indicating the unit of measure for the line item.

U25. Unique Transaction Reference Number (TAB) 11 Alphanumeric
 

This field is created by the Elavon host during authorization and returned in the authorization response to the client. This field is important in linking authorizations and financial transactions in Elavon systems to facilitate customer reporting. Any client building an EGSF submission file that receives this field in the authorization response from the Elavon host should populate that data without alteration in this field on the TAB record. If not authorizing through Elavon the field should be left blank.

U30. Unpredictable Number (TCC) 8 Alphanumeric
 

Chip transaction field – Tag 9F37 – this field contains the number used in the generation of the cryptogram for chip transactions. It provides variability and uniqueness to the cryptogram.

V05. Validation code (TAB) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Visa transactions only – validation code is a unique value that Visa includes as part of the authorization response for CPS transactions to ensure that key authorization fields are preserved in the clearing record.

V10. VAT Tax Amount (TVL, TVF) 13 Numeric
 

This field contains the VAT (Value Added Tax) or applicable tax amount.

V15. VAT Tax Rate (TVL, TVF) 4 Numeric
 

This field contains the VAT (Value Added Tax) tax rate or applicable tax rate for the item.

V20. Vehicle Number (TMF) 17 Alphanumeric
 

This field supports MasterCard Fleet Card addendum and contains the vehicle number.

V25. Version Number (TFH) 4 Alphanumeric
 

This field provides a unique identifier of what EGSF specification layout was used to develop the credit card billing file being delivered to Elavon. Previous versions can be left blank.

W05. Wallet Identifier (TAB) 4 Alphanumeric
 

Currently used for MasterCard transactions only. The Wallet Identifier provides information about transactions initiated through MasterCard systems indicating the type of wallet used.

Valid examples could be:

  • 0101 - MasterPass Remote
  • 0102 – MasterPass Remote NFC Payment
  • 0103 – Apple Pay
  • 0216 – Android Pay
  • 0217 – Samsung Pay 
W10. Weekly Rental Rate (TCR) 12 Numeric
 

Weekly rental rate contains the weekly rental rate for the vehicle rented.