By making sure that the Visa cards you accept are valid, you can help reduce chargebacks for fraud. Visa cards have built-in security features designed to help differentiate between authentic and counterfeit Visa cards.
Visa has incorporated a brand mark on all of its cards. As Chip and PIN and other technological innovations rise in the marketplace, you might see one of these four card designs. All are valid.
Visa Prepaid cards contain a preset amount of funds when purchased. Most are "gift cards" that carry many different designs. Visa Prepaid cards may be unembossed, meaning they have no raised letters or numbers. They may also have no cardholder name. Recognizing Visa Prepaid cards and knowing how to process them can be an important element of your business. Find out more.
Suspect a card has been altered? Or think a transaction may be suspicious? It's time to use Code 10. Your Code 10 call can help protect your business and stop fraudsters, and may earn you a reward. Report a suspicious card without alarming your customer. Find out more.