Please note if the country where your business is registered is not listed, you will require a third party merchant account with one of our acquiring bank partners.

A merchant account is separate from your business account, set up with an acquiring bank, which enables you to accept payments by credit and debit card.

See a full list of our acquiring bank partners here


About Realex Payments

Realex Payments, a division of Global Payments Inc., is one of Europe’s leading providers of ecommerce payment solutions. We handle transactions valued in excess of €35 billion per annum on behalf of over 14,000 clients. Realex Payments was founded in 2000 by award winning entrepreneur Colm Lyon. Realex Payments became part of the Global Payments network in 2015.

We are the trusted payment partner of large enterprises such as Virgin Atlantic, Paddy Power and Aviva. We also work with thousands of small to medium sized businesses, enabling them to scale their online business and expand their international reach. Over the past 16 years, we have established a strong reputation in the industry and amongst our customers for our ecommerce expertise, payments knowledge and dedication to excellent customer service. We are currently expanding both our product set and the regions into which we sell.

With expertise, innovation and dedication to excellent customer service, we are always on hand to support you and identify your requirements. We will deliver a holistic, compelling and market leading payment service to build your business and grow your sales.


Best Online Payment Solution for Merchants

Global Payments

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. Our technologies, partnerships and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services that allow our customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 8,500 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with merchants and partners in 29 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. For more information about Global Payments, our Service. Driven. Commerce brand and our technologies, please visit