• Program Updates

    As part of a broader effort to mitigate small merchant breaches, Visa Payment System Risk established new data security program requirements for U.S. and Canadian acquirers with an effective date of January 31, 2017.

  • Merchant Resource Library

    Library includes documents containing in-depth information designed to help Visa merchants navigate acceptance, fraud, data security, authorization and more. Download, print and keep them on hand at your business.

  • Global Service Provider Registry

    The Visa Global Registry of Service Providers is the payment industry's designated source for information on registered and compliant agents that provide payment-related services to Visa clients and merchants.

  • Third Party Agent Program FAQ

    Get answers to common questions about the Third Party Agent Registration Program.

PCI Compliance helps keep you and your customers data safe

From fraud prevention tips to innovative security technologies, we provide powerful resources to help keep your business safe and secure.

PCI DSS compliance

Everyone storing, processing or transmitting cardholder information is required to follow the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). It consists of 12 basic requirements grouped in 6 categories for establishing and maintaining a reliable and secure payment processing environment. Partner with your acquirer to provide secure transactions for all customers using the PCI DSS. First, review the guidelines, and then check to see that you meet the related requirements.

Compliance validation

Questions about compliance?

Find more data security resources.

Technology Innovation Program

Invest in secure technology and make compliance easier.

Regulations + assessments

Service providers + payment applications

Support secure transactions by partnering only with approved service providers and payment applications.
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Payment software

Use only secure, validated payment software.

Security programs

Stay up-to-date with the latest security standards.
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More resources

Has your data been compromised?

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