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 when more people in the world can participate, we all thrive.

3.6 B

Visa cards connecting people globally

210 B

Total transactions processed a year

61 M

Merchant locations around the world


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