• A better way to pay and be paid

    We enable consumers and merchants to do business with confidence.

Our business

Our technology and innovation make digital payments a reality for consumers, businesses, banks and governments.

Store owner in shop

The merchant

The retailer, restaurant, hotel or airline that accepts Visa.

Bank building

The acquirer

The financial institution that enables merchants to be paid.

Credit card

The issuer

The financial institution that provides Visa cards and payment products.

Person with credit card

The cardholder

The consumer or business using Visa cards and payment products.

Busy street crossing
Vintage picture of man with computers
Two businesspeople at a café
Man speaking

Two seated men discussing topic