First Data Payeezy Payment Gateway

Accept online payments through credit and debit cards for event registrations using First Data Payeezy.

Event organizers like you choose Event Espresso for organizing events like conferences, nonprofit events, art classes, workshops, festivals, and more! With Event Espresso’s event registration plugin for WordPress and the First Data Payeezy extension, your attendees can use a credit card or debit card to pay for their event registrations.


Why First Data Payeezy?

Create an event registration form with First Data Payeezy and Event Espresso and securely receive online payments for your event registrations through First Data Payeezy. You’ll receive payments to your merchant account with First Data as your attendees pay for their event registrations with debit cards or credit cards.


Our event organizers use First Data Payeezy so they can receive online payments for their event registrations using major credit cards.

You can create a new merchant account with First Data so you can begin accepting online payments securely for your event registrations using First Data Payeezy.


How do I get started with First Data Payeezy for my event registrations?


Are you currently using Event Espresso for your event registrations on your WordPress website? You can purchase the First Data Payeezy extension for Event Espresso here while logged into your account on You’ll then see First Data Payeezy in your downloads area in the lower right of your account page.

Need a support license for Event Espresso?

Here are the steps to get started with Event Espresso and First Data Payeezy today.

1) Join other event organizers who prefer Event Espresso for their event registrations and purchase a support license for Event Espresso right now

2) Afterward, you’ll be logged into your new account on and, a welcome email will be sent to your email address

3) Follow the quick start guide for Event Espresso to get up and running quickly with your events through Event Espresso and First Data Payeezy

If you need a merchant account with First Data, then you can start the signup process for one today at


Frequently asked questions about the First Data Payeezy payment gateway


Is a WordPress website required?
Event Espresso is a plugin for WordPress so you’ll need a website running WordPress to use Event Espresso. If you don’t currently have a website, then check out Event Smart where you can accept online event registrations with First Data Payeezy.

How can I set up a recurring payment, payment plan, or a subscription through First Data Payeezy?
Recurring payments, payment plans, or subscriptions are not currently supported in the First Data Payeezy payment gateway. When an attendee pays for their event registrations with First Data Payeezy, they pay up front so, you receive your funds right away.

When I refund a payment, does it also refund through First Data Payeezy?
Refunds in Event Espresso 4 are currently a two-step process. First, apply the refund through the transaction details screen of Event Espresso in your WP-admin (WP dashboard). Then log in to your First Data Payeezy merchant account and process the refund.

Is an SSL certificate needed for First Data Payeezy?
A dedicated SSL certificate is recommended if you are accepting payments on your website.

Do I need to be PCI compliant?
Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is required if you are processing, storing, or transmitting credit card data. Event Espresso recommends using a dedicated SSL certificate on your website.

View more information on PCI compliance from First Data.


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The First Data Payeezy payment gateway documentation can help you with questions like:

– How do I install the add-on on my WP website once I’ve purchased it from
– How do I set up the extension once I install and activate it on my WordPress website?
– What are some common questions about the add-on?

Check out the documentation for the First Data Payeezy payment gateway.

Still, need more help? Log in to your account on and get help from our support team today.

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