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Accepting Visa® Cards

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what is a merchant account
what is a merchant account
what is a merchant account

How Visa Payments Work

Visa card transactions are quick, convenient and secure. But what exactly happens during the process? Beyond you and your customer, Visa’s advanced network involves several different parties. Here is a quick glimpse of Visa in action.

Two-part Process

Processing a Visa card transaction involves two stages:

Becoming a Visa Merchant

Once you decide to accept Visa cards, an Acquirer/Payment Processor will provide hardware, software and systems that work best for you.
Processors list
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Let your customers know you accept Visa.

Learn how best to communicate that you accept Visa cards and/or mobile payments with Visa.