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What is a Merchant Category Code (MCC)?

A MCC is a four digit number assigned to a business by Visa or Master Card. It is used to classify the business by the type of goods or services it provides. Public transportation providers have specific MCCs they use when selling transit passes.

The TRANServe Card accepts the following Merchant Category Codes:

  •  4789 (Transportation Services)
  •  4131 (Bus Lines)
  •  4111 (Commuter Transport, Ferries)
  •  4112 (Passenger Railways)
Last updated: Friday, May 26, 2017