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EMV card processing uses fraud-reducing technology to protect against payment card fraud.

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How It Works

  1. Login to PayTrace.

  2. Plug the USB directly into the computer.
    Once the device is plugged in, a blue light will appear, letting you know the device is ready.

  3. From the Account Dashboard.

    1. Select the EMV icon in the center of the page or choose the EMV/Swipe Card option under the Virtual Terminal dropdown.

  4. Insert the card into the reader.
    After the information has finished populating from the reader, you must complete the fields marked with a red dot and any additional fields that aren’t necessarily required.

  5. Click the Process button.

Watch our EMV demonstration video to learn more!

PayTrace EMV is available for Virtual Terminal and API users!

Schedule a Product Demonstration with our 5-Star support team to review our EMV device and interchange optimization savings by clicking here.

Ordering Emv Card Readers


PayTrace EMV uses a customized encryption and configuration file. These are the only authorized distributors to configure your hardware securely. Please make sure to select the correct device and part number. If you have an existing IDTech Augusta, some of these distributors can reconfigure the device to work with our service.

CDE Solutions

To Order: click here.

  • CDE part number: Order the device on their direct PayTrace page.


To Order: click here.

  • Barcodes part number: ID Tech IDEM-241A-BCIPT

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