Citcon’s secure payment solutions help merchants meet all 12 key requirements set by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) — as well as the 78 base requirements and 400 test procedures — and the European Union’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2).

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Meeting PCI DSS Compliance Requirements

Citcon’s Hosted Online Platform (CHOP) is a simple, yet flexible payment solution that helps with quick integration while reducing merchants’ PCI DSS compliance burdens. Learn more.

Choosing the Right PCI SAQ

Because CHOP hosts payment forms, handles payment data transmission, and processes payments, merchants can choose the PCI SAQ A-EP. Learn more.

Acquiring PCI Certification

If you accept credit cards from customers, you need to get PCI certified. However, CHOP helps you reduce PCI Compliance complexity and work. Learn more.


What is required for PCI compliance?

A system that is PCI compliant should meet all 12 key requirements set by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS)—as well as the 78 base requirements and 400 test procedures.

What is PSD2 compliance?

The Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) is a directive required by the European Union to secure electronic payments and consumer data.

What is SCA compliance?

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is a European regulatory requirement to reduce fraud. It requires three elements: a password or pin, a phone or hardware token, and fingerprint or facial recognition.

Payment Methods You Can Accept with Citcon

One integration supports 100+ digital wallets and credit cards from providers like PayPal, Venmo, WeChat Pay, Alipay, China UnionPay, Kakao Pay, Danapay, Gcash, and Alipay HK, with more payment methods added regularly.

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Strong Customer Authentication

SCA compliance is a requirement for the European Union’s (EU) PSD2. Trust Citcon’s extensive experience servicing European merchants to help you meet these and other EU standards.


Secured Communication Achieved

PSD2 compliance requires secured communication to help safeguard exchanges of sensitive information. Citcon helps you meet secured communication requirements.


Advanced Risk Management

Citcon’s automated risk management approach uses technologies—such as IP intelligence, device profiling, and cyber threats detection—to detect fraud and decrease cyberattacks.


Transaction Risk Analysis

Citcon’s systems examine transaction attributes such as transaction amounts, payment patterns, locations, and the devices used to prevent and block potentially fraudulent behavior.

What Our Merchants Have to Say

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Citcon is an extremely professional and knowledgeable partner for Caesars Entertainment. Working with them has simplified the process and transition to Chinese digital payment. Their technical capabilities in this area are unsurpassed and trusting.

Bruce Bommarito image Bruce C. Bommarito VP of International Marketing, Caesars Entertainment Group
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As the Chinese consumer is anticipated to remain one of the largest growth drivers in the global luxury market, this addition offers added convenience for our guests, while increasing social engagement and further enhancing our ability to provide the legendary personalized service for which Mandarin Oriental is known.

Philipp Knuepfer General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Boston
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Introducing the capability to process Alipay transactions in our outlets has been both financially rewarding and educational. Our team has been quite happily surprised with the transaction volume and value that we have generated through these programs since launching in our outlets late last year.

Matthew Greenbaum image Matthew Greenbaum Vice President, iShoppes
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Citcon has allowed our customers to pay with their Alipay accounts in a smooth and seamless way at point of sale and remotely. Our sales professionals have found this system helps them retain clients and increase lifetime value. The machines are simple to install, simple to use, and the training is short and efficient. I also can't say enough about our Citcon partners, the service they provide, and their willingness to go above and beyond to capitalize on opportunities and troubleshoot when necessary.

Preston Antonini VP - General Manager, Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza