Middle East Payments Services (MEPS) was founded in 2009 and owned by eleven local and regional leading banks and companies.
MEPS is an innovative, regional payment services provider, offering payment card services, ATM management, secure point-of-sale (POS) devices, e-commerce payment gateway solutions, fraud monitoring and loyalty programs. Additionally, MEPS is a payment processor, card issuer and merchant acquirer.
Given its adoption of cuttingedge secure technology, MEPS is regarded as a trusted partner for financial institutions and other major international credit card companies. It seeks to meet the demands of different sectors, offering customers the latest in the field of secure payment card services.
MEPS holds top quality certifications in POS management, providing distinctive and secure services to merchants and card users in Jordan, Iraq and Palestine.
MEPS is PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certified for the fifth consecutive year. MEPS is the first and only PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Board of Advisors representative from the Pan-Arab region, as a result of its commitment to the stringent security standards that guarantee payment and credit card holders reliability and protection.
MEPS’ vision is it position itself as the premier leading hub for electronic and mobile payment solutions for financial institutions, corporations, SMEs and individuals across the Middle East by introducing advanced, innovative cutting-edge secure payment solutions.
MEPS’ mission is to maintain continuous progress and a pioneering standing within the local and regional card payment services industry, as well as to garner international recognition as a leading organization that is committed to best practices, unparalleled services and innovative technological solutions.
Outsourcing card and payment activities, as well as ATM management, to a trusted partner such as MEPS can enable banks, merchants, individuals and other organizations to focus on their core business, maximize profits and minimize risks. As the world inevitably heads toward a cashless society, this is one of the most critical relationships a business can undertake. As a core component of its operations, MEPS seeks to establish successful, long-standing partnerships with and earn the trust of major financial institutions and other organizations. MEPS achieves this by adopting the latest technologies, using top security standards and utilizing industry experience.
Regarding adopting the latest technologies, MEPS’ solutions are built on state-of-the-art technologies in international payment systems and payment data hosting. By leveraging MEPS’ tailored, centralized and modular services, partners are able to offer their customers a full range of advanced electronic payment services.
MEPS uses top security standards. It has been PCI DSS certified since June 2012 and is both an active Participating Organization member and a Board of Advisors representative of the PCI Security Standards Council.
MEPS also utilizes industry experience. Not only is it owned by ten local and regional leading banks and companies, but MEPS is also driven by a team that includes key personnel whose backgrounds complement and complete one another’s to create a comprehensive understanding of financial needs on both the business and technical fronts.