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Commerce at uOttawa

Merchant account and merchant identification number

A merchant account identifies you to banking institutions and gives you the right to accept payments by credit card and debit card for the sale of goods or services. Following the creation of an account, a unique merchant identification number is issued.

POS Terminals

To obtain a point-of-sale (POS) terminal, you must have received the approval of Financial Resources. A merchant identification number is also required.

All merchants or points-of-sales (service or sector) of the University of Ottawa that own point-of-sale terminals are required to respect the measures taken by the University to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).


Please see the Contact information section.

Contact information

To create a merchant account, obtain POS terminals or for any questions regarding e-commerce, please contact:

Alain Sauvé
Manager, Accounting
613-562-5800 (1524)

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