• A network that connects the world

    Visa connects people every day through innovative payment solutions.

  • Protecting the payment system

    Keeping our global payments system safe from hackers is a 24/7 job.

  • A day in the life of VisaNet

    What do our spending patterns say about our culture? Take a trip across the globe in the footsteps of VisaNet.

  • Delivering aid in Pakistan

    More than 1.5 million Pakistani citizens found themselves displaced following tumult in 2010. Visa prepaid cards were there to help.

Unlocking opportunities for everyone

We’re a trusted network and world leader in digital payments, with a mission to remove barriers and connect more people to the global economy. Because we believe that economies that include everyone, everywhere uplift everyone, everywhere.

3.6 B

Visa cards connecting people globally1

206 B

Payments transactions2

70 M+

Merchant locations around the world3


BankAmericard

1958

Bank of America launches BankAmericard, the first card with a “revolving credit” feature

Visa is born

1976

BankAmericard becomes Visa – a name that sounds the same in all languages

Meet Visa Inc.

2007

Visa forms a global corporation, while Visa Europe remains member-owned

Visa’s Lynne Biggar, Kelly Tullier, & a group of 10+ year employees joined by NYSE President Stacey Cunning to celebrate Visa’s 60 years of existence.