Disallowed Business Models
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Disallowed Business Models

When applying for merchant status, please note that the following products and services cannot be sold by SolidTrust Pay merchants:

- Alcoholic beverages
- Corporation formation services or bank account establishment services
- Counterfeit or knockoff products
- Services using credit card transactions as deposits or credits
- Degrees or diplomas unless accredited by an association recognized by CHEA, ASPA, or U.S. Secretary of Education
- Firearms, ammunition, high-capacity magazines, tasers, stun guns, air guns, paint guns, weapons, swords and/or knives
- Fireworks, pyrotechnic devices or supplies
- Human body parts, fluids, or remains
- Websites that promote hatred, racism, homophobia, or religious persecution
- Hazardous materials, combustibles, or corrosives
- HYIP websites
- Illegal drug paraphernalia, such as illegal drugs or related devices, controlled substances, unapproved drugs, and/or unapproved medical devices
- Live animals
- Online e-currencies and/or exchangers unless expressly authorized by SolidTrust Pay [click here for more information]
- Online gambling, gaming, poker and/or casino sites
- Payment processors, or any aggregation-type services
- Personal information
- Pornography and/or adult content, such as adult services, chats, or any pornographic media [pictures, videos, DVDs, magazines]
- Radar and/or laser detectors/jammers
- Recalled products

- Any product or service enabling consumers to circumvent locks, programming codes, security features, or to gain access to features or services for which they have not expressly paid for
- Sites that promote the sale or distribution of any of the above products or services


Helpful Advice

- If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Merchant Support Department at [email protected] [please allow 1-2 business days for a reply].