1304 / 1314 Messages – DCC Rate Requests

This message pair is used to update the exchange rates held on a partner’s host system or terminal estate. A “1304” message will be sent from the partner host system or terminal to request exchange rates. A “1314” will be sent in response.

1304 Exchange Rate Request

Field

Field Name

Required

Comments

 

Message Type ID

Mandatory

1304

 

Primary Bitmap

Mandatory

 

11

STAN

Mandatory

System Trace Audit Number

12

Transaction Local Date and Time

Mandatory

Date and time at terminal.

32

Acquiring Institution ID

Mandatory

Provided by Elavon.

37

Retrieval Reference Number

Mandatory

Unique partner transaction reference.

41

Terminal Identification

Mandatory

Card Acceptor Terminal ID

42

Merchant ID

Mandatory

A unique ID of the establishment requesting the transaction.

60

Reserved Private Data

Conditional

If a partner supports DCC, Tag 01 (bytes 3 – 4) determines the number of supported currencies. Elavon will advise the partner of the appropriate values in Tag 01.

63

Reserved Private Data III

Conditional

 

 

1314 Exchange Rate Response

Field

Field Name

Required

Comments

 

Message Type ID

Mandatory

1314

 

Primary Bitmap

Mandatory

 

11

STAN

Mandatory

Echo value in 1304.

12

Transaction Local Date and Time

Mandatory

Echo value in 1304.

32

Acquiring Institution ID

Mandatory

Echo value in 1304.

37

Retrieval Reference Number

Mandatory

Echo value in 1304.

38

Approval Code

Conditional

May contain ISO field number causing rejection.

39

Response Code

Mandatory

 

41

Terminal Identification

Mandatory

Echo value in 1304.

42

Merchant ID

Mandatory

Echo value in 1304.

48

Additional Private Data

Mandatory

Tags 17 and 18 contain exchange rate information as outlined in the Reconciliation Message Format section.