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Our commitment to transparency

Gain an 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 minimise risk and provide a secure and reliable global payment experience for all participants.


Notify us

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