Merchant Services

Accepting credit and debit cards is one of the most effective ways to make your business competitive and improve your bottom line. To help you capitalize on this opportunity, Eastern Bank, together with Vantiv, one of the nation’s top payment processors, provides your business with the tools it needs to process electronic payments. With Vantiv, you’ll have access to a wide range of processing services and flexible options that will help you:

  • Offer your customers greater convenience by accepting most major credit and debit cards.
  • Build customer loyalty and increase repeat business.
  • Increase revenue and cash flow by depositing funds faster.

Ways to Accept Credit/Debit Card Payments

EMV/Chip Card Processing

Limit your fraud liability and accept EMV chip cards easily with an EMV and encryption-enabled terminal. With an updated payment device, you can help protect your business by ensuring that your customers’ payment cards are valid, while limiting your fraud charge back liability. By enabling these new tools and capabilities, this solution creates a positive payment experience for you and your customers. 

Credit and Debit Card Acceptance

Give your customers the option to pay with a credit or debit card. You’ll have access to all of the major card networks including Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover® and American Express® which will give your customers the convenience they’re looking for.

Vantiv® Mobile Accept

Conduct business on the go with this mobile payment app that allows you to quickly and securely swipe any credit or signature debit card for processing on a smartphone or tablet. Visit

Electronic Check Services

With this service, your customers’ checks are easily converted into risk-free electronic payments that guarantee funding before the customer leaves your business.

Gift Card Programs

Increase sales, improve cash flow, and increase brand awareness. With flexible options, we’ll help you get the most out of your gift card program.

Data Security Programs

We understand that card data security can be intimidating, especially for smaller merchants. We offer an innovative bundle of solutions to help protect your business.

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Manage your day-to-day finances with these products

Eastern Business Checking Accounts

Your checking account is key to your banking relationship. We offer a wide range of affordable and convenient accounts to meet the needs of any size business.

Cash Reserve Line of Credit

With this line of credit attached to your checking account, you can guard against costly overdrafts and obtain instant access to working capital simply by writing a check or making a transfer.

Remote Check Deposit

Make deposits from the convenience of your office. Using a desktop scanner, you can capture check data and images, then transmit this deposit information to the bank via a secure Internet connection, allowing you to:

  • Eliminate special trips to the bank
  • Reduce the need for multiple banking relationships due to location
  • Review deposit information online anytime, from anywhere
  • Eliminate manual data entry by downloading data into you internal systems

Wholesale & Retail Lockbox

Accelerate the collection of customer receipts and expedite funds availability.

Two Easy Ways to Apply

By phone: Call our Business Service Team at 800-333-8000.

Via Internet: Visit our web page at