Schedule of prices and services for payment services

December 2023 / Version 1.0

Prices for processing transactions

Point-of-sale transactions For each transaction processed via the TWINT payment system as a point-of-sale transaction in accordance with the GTC, the following fixed percentage on the transaction volume shall be charged to the contracting party: 1.30 %
Distance transactions For each transaction processed via the TWINT payment system as a distance transaction in accordance with the GTC, the following fixed percentage on the transaction volume shall be charged to the contracting party: 1.35 % *
Surcharge for data and notification fields Should contracting partners make use of the data and notification fields function (QR code with payment information), the following fixed surcharge shall apply for each processed transaction: CHF 0.30

Surcharge for specific MCC categories**

For the stores of contracting partners that operate in the sectors listed below (Merchant Category Code, MCC), the following percentages of the transaction volumes processed via the TWINT payment system shall be charged as surcharges:

Sector (subcategory) MCC Surcharge
Dating and Escort Services 7273 0.10%
Travel Agencies and Tour Operations 4722 0.10%
Cigar Stores and Stands 5993 0.10%
Theatrical Producers (Except Motion Pictures), Ticket Agencies 7922 0.10%
Commercial Sports, Athletic Fields, Professional Sport Clubs, and Sport Promoters 7941 0.10%
Casinos, Lotteries, Gambling (Only if governmental recognized) 7995 0.10%
Quasi Cash Merchant 6051 0.10%

* Contracting partners’ stores that have been activated before 1 April 2024 shall benefit from a reduced fee of 1.30% for distance transactions (plus any surcharges levied) concluded up to and including 31 December 2024.
** The surcharges for the MCC categories listed shall apply from 1 April 2024.

Other fees

Processing chargebacks TWINT reserves the right to charge the contracting party the following amount for the processing of each chargeback: CHF 30
Compensation for additional work If TWINT has to carry out additional work that has been caused by the contracting party, it may charge an appropriate rate of compensation no greater than: CHF 100 per hour

Version and miscellaneous

Version 1.0 (of 1 December 2023)
Miscellaneous This schedule of prices and services replaces all previous versions. It forms an integral part of the payment contract and the associated GTC.