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How To Process a Partial Authorization

Note: A Partial Authorization message will only appear during a sale when the card swiped does not have enough funds available to complete the entire sale and the Issuer approves a partial payment.

Reverse the transaction if customer decides they do not want partial payment authorized on the card that was being used.

STEP 1
Press ENTER to confirm. Your screen will display:

Amount Due $X.XX
PARTIAL APPROVAL

STEP 2
Advise customer of amount due and ask for another form of payment.

STEP 3
The receipt prints out. It will look like the following sample:

Receipt showing a partial authorization