Visa Debit is a chosen method of payment in over 200 countries and was launched in Canada in October 2010. To-date, more than 22,000 Canadian retailers accept Visa Debit, a group that is rapidly growing as merchants recognize the benefits of Visa Debit acceptance, including the ability to better service new and existing customers, provide more payment options and potentially increase sales.
With the enhanced security of Visa Debit, Canadian consumers can pay directly from their bank account online and through mail order and telephone – wherever Visa Debit is accepted. With Visa Debit, you give your customers more payment options – and potentially increase sales, and serve a wider customer base.
With Visa Debit, customers can shop in-store1, online and through mail and telephone orders around the world wherever Visa is accepted. It offers the convenience of debit and is accepted at 29 million merchant locations and 1.8 million ABMs worldwide.**
Increased sales potential: Visa Debit offers your business the opportunity to access an underserved customer base that prefers to use debit for payment.
Choice: Customers want more payment options and Visa Debit gives them control over how they pay, helping you improve purchasing convenience and customer service.
Reliability: Visa is a proven form of payment. Visa Debit is the most widely used payment card in the world, and Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network.**