Hi, @subnetix !
Katy here from Shopify. Thanks for reaching out here - it's definitely great to get the opinions and experience from our community members on this.
I'm sorry to hear that you have been left awaiting for approval, though each gateway will have their own terms of service and processes when reviewing accounts. Depending on the time frame their own support team had initially advised to you, it may be worth following up with them, to see if they have an update for you.
For the items that you are planning on selling, I also suggest that you reach out to the following services:
Other than this, what I would suggest is to select a gateway based on your own location/ the location your business will be operating from. This is necessary when selling via Shopify, as not all gateways available are the same per each individual country. We have a handy resource here to help you select gateways based on this. From here I suggest to reach out to each gateway listed on your country page, and explain the details of your business, and the specifics of the items that you plan to sell.
I hope this helps, though I'm sure some of our community members can chime in here based on their own experiences.
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