NMI Setup

Use this guide to learn how to connect NMI and BlueSnap for global payment processing.

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Network Merchants, Inc. (NMI) provides a feature-rich, e-commerce payment gateway. By connecting BlueSnap and NMI, you get access to BlueSnap’s all-in-one payment platform.

Supported features

3-D Secure
Auth/Capture and Separate Auth and Capture
Built-in Fraud Prevention and Risk Management
Chargeback Management
Level 2/3 Data compliant
Multiple Currencies
Partner Sandbox Testing
Payment Analytics and Reporting
Payment Methods: Credit/Debit Cards
Payment Optimization
Vaulted Shoppers

Requirements

NMI and BlueSnap accounts

You must have accounts at both NMI and BlueSnap.

 If you need an NMI account, contact your BlueSnap Implementation Specialist.
 If you need a BlueSnap account, go to the BlueSnap website to get started.

Supported currencies

BlueSnap supports the currencies listed here. We recommend configuring your store to only accept currencies supported by BlueSnap.

Supported countries

BlueSnap supports the countries listed here. If a shopper is located in one of these supported countries, they will be able to purchase with the BlueSnap payment module.

PCI compliance

No additional PCI requirement.

Step 1: Configure your BlueSnap account settings

Complete these steps in your Merchant Portal for production or sandbox.

  1. Get your BlueSnap API credentials and define the authorized IP addresses for your server.

  2. Set up your statement descriptor. The statement descriptor is the description that appears on the shopper's credit card statement or bank statement for each transaction and helps the shopper identify the transaction.

  • Go to Settings > General Settings.
  • In the Branding Settings section, enter a Default Statement (Soft) Descriptor and Support Phone Number (both appear on the shopper's statement).
  • Click Submit.
  1. To get paid, you need to configure your payout settings. Refer to Payout for more information.

Step 2: Configure your NMI settings

If you don’t already have an NMI account, please work with your BlueSnap Implementation Specialist to set one up.

Best Practices & Tips

Considering shopper impact of currency conversions

While transactions are placed in your store’s base currency, you might have your store configured to display product prices in multiple currencies. To account for any differences between the currency conversion rates used to display prices on your website and the rates used by the shopper’s issuing bank, we recommend including a note on your checkout page that informs shoppers of potential price variations. For example: “The price listed is approximate and may vary slightly”.

Reporting

Use BlueSnap's reporting capabilities to gain a comprehensive understanding of your business through detailed transaction and payout reports, payment conversions reports, and much more. Reports can be viewed in your Merchant Portal or pulled via the Reporting API to be parsed or pushed to your third-party reporting tools.