Vantiv Gateway
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Written by Support
Updated over a week ago

November 1, 2010

UPDATED March 1, 2020

n order to use Vantiv Gateway you will need to have an Authorized Presenter, and Lime Light CRM/True Marketing Partners is already an Authorized Presenter. Therefore, when you contact your Representative at Vantiv, you must inform them that Lime Light CRM/True Marketing Partners will be your Presenter under Vantiv, this way they can set up your account to allow us to present for you.

Once you have your account all set up with them, then you can configure your Vantiv Gateway into your CRM.

To configure  Vantiv Gateway into your CRM, you will go to Payments>Gateways, under ACTIONS select Add New Provider Profile.Select the type = Payment/Gateway and select Vantiv from the drop down.Fill out the gateway parameters which are outlined below and click “Save”.

For more information on this Gateway click here

These parameters are briefly described here for your reference:

Merchant ID: This will be our presenter Id and it may be provided to you by Lime Light CRM/True Marketing Partners or Vantiv.

Username: Vantiv will provide you with username.

Password: Vantiv will provide you with password.

Custom Billing Phone: This is the phone number that will be displayed in your customers’ credit card statement.

Custom Billing Descriptor: This is the billing descriptor that will be displayed in your customers’ credit card statement.

Group Reporting String: This is an optional field where you can insert tokens with specific values that you want to send over to Vantiv for your transactions. The available tokens are described below.

Currency: Vantiv currently supports USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, AUD, JPY,DKK, and NOK.

3D Verify:Select Yes if you are using 3D verify

Send Billing Address:Select YES if you will be sending the billing address to the Gateway

Send Shipping Address - Select Yes if you will be sending the Shipping Address to the Gateway

Test Mode:Select whether or not you want to use Vantiv Gateway in Test Mode.

Use Tokenization: Select whether or not you would like to use Tokenization.

Gateway Alias: name that you will assign to the gateway. This is for internal purposes only; it helps you identify a specific gateway account among several of them in your CRM.

There are 2 Required Fields on the Merchant Account Details tab. *Descriptor - This will be the MID Descriptor *Customer Service Number - The customer service number assigned to the MID

There is 1 Required Field on the Limits and Fees tab *Global Monthly Cap - This will be the sales amount allowed monthly on this MID 

To maximize the efficiency of Reporting Analytics we suggest you take a moment and fill out the rest of the fields. These will all be used in’s profitability reports.

For field definitions on all of the fields on the Merchant Account Details Tab and the Limits & Fees Tab - click here- overview of gateway providers

Once your gateway profile has been created, then you will go through your campaigns and assign the gateway to the corresponding campaign(s).

Available Tokens for Group Reporting String Field:

Vantiv offers you the capability to customize the transactions that you will be processing through their Gateway by using certain tokens in your Group Reporting String field. These tokens will dynamically insert certain values to the post that you will be sending over to Vantiv, based on the order details.

These are the available tokens that you can use on your Group Reporting String field:

{CAMPAIGN} Inserts the campaign name from where the order is generated.


{PRODUCT} Inserts the product name of the main product sold.


The following tokens are all affiliate and sub-affiliate ID’s:











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