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Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ)

Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ)

The Self-Assessment Questionnaire must be completed annually by Merchants and Service Providers; eligibility to complete annual validation through self-assessment is determined by a number of factors, including payment transaction volume, Acquirer/Bank requirements, and card brand operating rules. There are multiple SAQ types available to Merchants; the type is determined by how cardholder is accepted or processed. Entities classified as a Service Provider are required to complete a SAQ Type D.

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