Account Hierarchy Model

Paysafe supports a hierarchy structure to mirror the relationships between your various business units.

Name Description Relationship
Partner This represents the entity integrated with Paysafe. Paysafe creates the Merchant Setup Config for each partner. The API calls happen between the Partner and Paysafe and is identified with the Merchant Setup Config id. A partner can have more than one Configs associated
Business/Merchant Legal Entity (BLE) This represents one of your merchants you have on-boarded. This should represent the Legal Entity under which the business is held. A Partner can have one or more BLE's linked to it
Doing Business As (DBA) This represents the various Locations or Websites that are run by the BLE. This represent the various Trading entities that come under the BLE. A BLE can have one or more DBA's linked to it
Account This is the account on the Paysafe platform through which transactions are processed. It includes the bank at which transactions will be settled. Different payment method/currency combinations can be specified for each Account.
Merchant Setup Config

Merchant Setup Config defines the configurations required for processing and provisioning the merchant's application.Merchant Setup config comprises the following:

  • The products that are offered for the merchant from which the merchant can make a selection of required products
  • The pricing and currency combinations allowed for each of the products
  • The Terms and conditions associated with each of the products as TnC and as Addendum's
  • The Email communications that are needed to support the partner/merchant to inform about the application status

Note:Paysafe will configure the merchant config setup as per the agreement between the partner and Paysafe. If your merchant config setup is not created, contact your Account Manager.

A partner can have more than one Merchant setup configs associated based on the pricing offered for the merchants.

This hierarchy has the following structure:

Account Hierarchy

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