To fill out a restaurant credit card authorization form, give the cardholder’s credit card information and billing address, as well as the restaurant’s name and the services to be provided. In addition, read and agree to the portion of the document that authorizes the restaurant to charge the credit card.
Restaurant credit card authorization forms are often used when restaurants host big events or expensive dinners. They are also used for recurring services, such as scheduled weekly catering. Credit card authorization forms help protect the restaurant against chargebacks, just in case any payment disputes arise after service is provided. You can often get these authorization forms directly from a restaurant.
How to Fill Out a Restaurant Credit Card Authorization Form
Fill in your personal details and credit card information. This may include your billing address, name, card network, card number, expiration date, CVV, and zip code.
Fill in any required information about the restaurant, such as the restaurant’s name and a description of the services provided.
Specify how long the authorization is valid for. Make clear whether you are authorizing recurring or one-time charges.
Read through the language that authorizes the merchant to charge the credit card.
Sign and date the document.
If the restaurant does not have authorization forms of its own, you can find authorization form templates for free online. Just download one, print it, and fill it out. Once the document is finalized, provide a copy to the restaurant and keep one for your own records as well.
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