TransFirst Transaction Express Payment Gateway

Receive online payments for your event registrations with TransFirst Transaction Express.

Event organizers like you use Event Espresso for planning art classes, conferences, nonprofit events, festivals, and more! With an event registration plugin like Event Espresso, you can create an event registration system so you can receive payments from your attendees for their event registrations using TransFirst Transaction Express.


Why TransFirst Transaction Express?


Create an event registration system with TransFirst Transaction Express and Event Espresso on your WordPress website to accept event registrations and online payments through debit cards, credit cards, and bank transfers through ACH. You’ll receive your payments as attendees and registrants register and pay online for their event registrations through TransFirst Transaction Express.


Our members choose TransFirst Transaction Express so they can receive online payments securely for their event registrations from major credit cards like Mastercard, VISA, Discover, and American Express and through bank transfers.

With a merchant account from TransFirst, you can start accepting online payments securely for your event registrations using TransFirst Transaction Express. Sign up online for a TransFirst Transaction Express merchant account on



How do I get started with TransFirst Transaction Express for my event registrations?


Are you currently using Event Espresso for your event registrations on your WordPress website? You can purchase the TransFirst Transaction Express add-on for Event Espresso here while logged into your account on You’ll then see TransFirst Transaction Express 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 TransFirst Transaction Express 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 TransFirst Transaction Express

If you need a merchant account with TransFirst Transaction Express, then you can start the signup process for one today at


Frequently asked questions about the TransFirst Transaction Express 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 from your attendees.

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

When I refund a payment, does it also refund through TransFirst Transaction Express?
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 merchant account and process the refund.

Is an SSL certificate needed for TransFirst Transaction Express?
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 TransFirst.


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The TransFirst 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 TransFirst payment gateway.

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

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