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Payments with Network Tokens for Merchants

This section contains information on making payments with network tokens for merchants.
Network tokens are generated by the network scheme and represent customer card information for secure transactions. Network schemes include but are not limited to Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Network tokens are mapped to instrument identifier tokens. The minimum card data required to request a network token is the PAN and the expiration date.
Payments are made using network tokens by default for merchants. To authorize a payment ignoring the network token, you must indicate this in the request. For example:
For more information on network tokens, see Network Tokens.