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The payment gateway market in India has gotten quite competitive with numerous fintech companies battling it out for your business. With so many options, it is good to first identify what are your priorities from a payment gateway and then do the research on different providers that can fit your specific needs.
Atom payment services is an India based company that has been in the industry since 2006. With offices in all the major cities in the country, Atom is looking to provide Indian businesses and individuals with a payment ecosystem.
Atom has over 150,000 clients across all their services and have seen more than 150 million transactions processed through its payment platform¹. With their primary focus on India and Indian merchants, let’s take a deeper look into Atom’s payment gateway and see if it is a suitable option to integrate into your business.
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Atom has two options for pricing plans- their standard pricing and one that is customizable. The customizable plan is for businesses with large volumes of transactions and is created in conjunction with a representative from Atom.
Most businesses will fall under Atom’s standard plan. The standard plan has a one-time integration fee, annual software upgrade and a fee per transaction².
- Integration Charges (one time): ₹1955
- Annual Software Upgradation Charges ₹2955
|Type of transaction||Transaction Fee|
|Credit Cards (Domestic): includes VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay||1.99% + ₹3|
|Debit Card transaction below ₹2000: includes VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay||Free|
|Debit Card transaction above ₹2000: includes VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, RuPay||1%|
|Net Banking||1.99% + ₹3|
|Major Banks EMI||Available on request|
|American Express EMI, JCB & Diners Club||3.95%|
|Credit Cards (International): Visa and MasterCard||3.95%|
You may want to look into the different payment gateway options that are available to you, as often there are promotions that cancel the integration or annual charges.
Atom supports a range of local and international payment options including 50+ banks and 256+ payment options offering transactions through all major card companies. They include³:
Atom lets Indian merchants accept international credit card payments on their gateway, including Visa and Mastercard⁴. But as mentioned above, the transaction charge is higher at 3.95%.
As a merchant, you will get paid from transactions within 2 working days. The payment happens once a day, on the day of payment, and will go directly into the bank account you listed⁵.
If there are any issues, you can reach Atom customer care for the payment gateway by email at email@example.com or phone at +91 22 6686 4095. Atom also has a specific grievance officer that you can email directly as well. You should hear back from them within 1 working day⁶.
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Sources used for this article
- About Atom
- Atom Payment Gateway
- Atom Online Payment Gateway
- Atom International Payments
- Atom Settlement
- Atom Customer Care
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