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.

3.9 B

Visa cards connecting people globally1

255 B

Total transactions2

80 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.