Our commitment to transparency

Gain insight into all aspects of the Visa payment system – the requirements that help keep the system safe for all and the operational requirements to ensure efficiency.

The Visa System: Rates, Fees and Rules

Visa has established rules designed to minimize risk and provide a secure and reliable global payment experience for all participants.

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Complete the form to notify Visa of your intent to begin surcharging credit transactions. You must also notify your acquirer directly.
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