MCC 6012

If your merchant category code is 6012, you'll need to provide some additional data with your transaction registration for Visa and Mastercard transactions.

  • Primary account number that funds will be credited to.
  • Account holder's date of surname.
  • Account holder's date of birth.
  • Account holder's postcode.

You must supply this information even if you are not taking payments related to 6012 activity.

Important: You cannot gather this data via the drop in checkout - you will need to capture this elsewhere in your checkout flow.

The required fields are:
 

Name

Description

Mandatory

Valid Characters

Max Length

Allowed Values

accountNumber

Required for UK merchants who have a merchant category code of 6012 (Financial Institutions) comprising either:

  • The first 6 and the last 4 characters of the primary recipient PAN (no spaces), or

  • When the primary recipient account is not a card, up to 10 alphanumeric characters of the account number or,

  • When the primary recipient account is not a card and the account number is less than 10 characters long, the whole account number.

 

No

Letters and digits

 

10 

 

surname

Required for UK merchants who have a merchant category code of 6012 (Financial Institutions) comprising the Primary Recipient's surname or last name.  

No

Letters and spaces

 

20 

 

postcode

Required for UK merchants who have a merchant category code of 6012 (Financial Institutions) comprising the Primary Recipient's postcode.

No

Letters, digits, and spaces

  

 

 

dateOfBirth

Required for UK merchants who have a merchant category code of 6012 (Financial Institutions) comprising the Primary Recipient's date of birth in the format YYYYMMDD.

No

Digits

8

YYYYMMDD

 

These should be included in an object called fiRecipient:

 

"fiRecipient":
{
"accountNumber": "1234567890",
surname": "Surname",
"postcode": "EC1V 8AB",
"dateOfBirth": "19900101"
}