Global Presence

In Every Corner of the World

Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, banks and governments in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Visa Inc.'s headquarters are in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we have nearly 10,000 employees around the world. We operate three data centers on two continents. Visa Europe is a separate membership entity that is an exclusive licensee of Visa Inc.'s trademarks and technology in the European region.

Today, our network spans:1

   •   14,100 financial institution customers
   •   2.3 million ATMs   (as of December 31, 2014)
   •   200 countries and territories
   •   2.4 billion Visa cards (as of December 31, 2014)

Driving Global Commerce

Visa has built one of the world's most advanced processing networks, capable of handling more than 56,000 transactions per second reliably, conveniently and securely. In the four quarters ended March 31, 2015 our global network processed:

   •    100.8 billion total transactions 3
   •   $7.4 trillion total volume4
   •   $4.8 trillion payments volume

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Figures are rounded, exclude Visa Europe and are as of March 31, 2015 unless otherwise noted. Figures from latest operational performance data except number of financial institutions and ATMs.

1 Based on payments volume, total volume, number of transactions and number of cards in circulation.
2As reported by client financial institutions and therefore may be subject to change; includes ATMs in the Visa Europe territory.
3Includes payments and cash transactions.
4Includes payments and cash transactions.

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