Payment card acceptance is fundamental, with the Point-of-Sale (POS) system being the main component and back-bone of your location. Let's face it, a properly functioning POS system is critical to your operations.
Keeping your POS system up-to-date is more critical than ever to meet the latest compliance and security requirements while offering a variety of consumer friendly digital payment methods. The CITGO payment card strategy is to allow consumers to pay the way that they want to pay.
CITGO has exciting new digital payment methods in store for you to offer consumers. Updating and maintaining your POS system hardware and software is key to your digital payment success!
In addition to meeting PCI DSS requirements, your location must also meet these minimum POS standards.
The following are required for all CITGO locations:
To maintain consistency across the CITGO branded network, all POS systems are required to be compliant and loyalty programs must function properly. Starting January 1, 2024, locations that do not meet those requirements will begin to receive penalties. Your help is needed to check for compliance and upgrade now.
The POS systems listed below are CITGO-certified and meet minimum POS standards.
The fuel dispenser systems below are approved and certified for the CITGO EPOS Network:
CITGO accepts Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) payments for SNAP eligible products on all current POS software and hardware systems.
Prior to accepting EBT, locations must first register with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Once registered, to enable EBT, email poshelp@CITGO.com and provide the following:
The business name on the USDA certificate must match the business name as listed with CITGO. Contact your CITGO gasoline supplier to make a change if needed.