Visa Partner Programs

Get up and running quickly with Visa

We believe that partnership, collaboration and investment are key to creating new and innovative payment solutions. Find the right program for your business and apply now!

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Solution Programs

Visa Ready

The Visa Ready certification program helps technology companies build and launch payment solutions that meet Visa’s global standards around security and functionality. Visa Ready enables partners to accelerate their growth by providing certification guidelines and access to Visa product and go-to-market tools. Get the following solutions certified by Visa:

Become a Visa Ready partner

Fintech Partner Connect

Connecting Visa’s clients with Visa Fintech Partner Connect partners who are all Visa Ready certified. With Visa Fintech Partner Connect, our clients can connect with digital-first, next-generation payments and banking platforms and solutions and open up new possibilities.

Become a Fintech Partner Connect partner

Visa Sensory Branding

Visa Sensory Branding is a suite of digital brand elements (animation, sound, and haptic) that indicate a successful transaction, increasing customer confidence and assurance when they pay with Visa.

Whether you are building your own solution, or just getting it Visa Ready certified, the Visa Sensory Branding program  provides the tools and support to guide your implementation.

Become a Visa Sensory Branding partner

Visa Technology Partners

Gain access to the information you need to develop products supporting Visa’s mobile and chip technologies.

Also find registration and licensing requirements for specifications, mobile SDKs, software applets, card and acceptance device test tools, branding guidelines and other information required for your company to become a Visa Technology partner.

Become a Visa Technology partner

Reseller Programs

Visa Direct Preferred Partner

Access new sales enablement offerings created to empower qualified Visa Direct solution providers with tools and support to help accelerate sales for your push payment business. 

Become a Visa Direct preferred partner

Startup Programs

Fintech Fast Track

Ready to issue cards and raised at least a Series A or USD$1M+ in funding (regional variances apply)? With Visa Fast Track, we’re making it easy and fast for fintechs to apply to work with Visa.

Apply to Fintech Fast Track

Visa Everywhere Initiative

Visa Everywhere Initiative is a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve payment challenges of tomorrow, further enhance their own product propositions and provide visionary solutions for Visa's vast network of partners.

Learn more about the Visa Everywhere initiative

Third Party Agent Registration

As a Third Party Agent (TPA), fintech, or other service provider, one of the first steps to working with Visa and operating in the payment network is getting registered as a TPA. This self-service tool allows new and existing agents to register with a contracted Visa Client sponsor (issuer or acquirer), or with Visa directly.

Register to be a Third Party Agent

License Programs

License Programs

Are you interested in becoming a Visa licensed client? Apply today.

Apply for a Visa license

Acceptance and Acquiring Programs

Acceptance Fast Track

Ready to graduate the payments value chain by becoming a Payment Facilitator? The Acceptance Fast Track is simplifying the navigation of the increasingly complex payments landscape by providing support from Visa payments experts and helping you find partners to build your end-to-end processing strategy. This program is currently only available to entities located in North America. Regions outside of North America coming soon.

Apply to Acceptance Fast Track