Unlocking opportunities for everyone
Innovation built to help everyone
Visa cards connecting people globally¹
Merchant locations around the world⁴
Pioneering payment technology
Bank of America launches BankAmericard, the first card with a “revolving credit” feature
Visa is born
BankAmericard becomes Visa–a name that sounds the same in all languages
Meet Visa Inc.
Visa forms a global corporation, while Visa Europe remains member-owned
A network working for everyone
As a trusted network, we facilitate digital payments across more than 200 countries and territories among a global set of consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners and government entities through innovative technologies.