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Visa

1. A document allowing a person to enter, study and/or work in a country in which the person is not a citizen. There are many types of visas; most have time limits and restrictions. Visa holders ordinarily are not permitted recourse to welfare or other public funds.

2. A financial services company that issues a large share of credit cards and debit cards in the United States and worldwide. It began as a credit card issued by Bank of America that was accepted by multiple merchants, and not simply by a single company. In 1970, Visa became its own company and revolutionized the way for which goods and services are paid, especially at the retail level. Because of Visa, customers may pay with a card almost everywhere and are not required to use cash or check.
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Travel agencies also benefit from Visa's new program as payment for tickets issued will be obtained through the travel account Visa issuer bank.
For example, we began deployment of our Biometric Visa Program on September 22, 2003, at five pilot posts.
has also experienced difficulty processing Visa transactions.
Before these precautions were instituted, we assessed possible person-to-person transmission of VISA.
Andrews and The Old Course Experience, Visa Signature cardholders have access to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities with golf packages including a round on the fabled Old Course, site of the 2007 British Open Championship.
John Wood, CEO of StepNexus and Chairman of the MULTOS consortium said: "With StepNexus now the owner of the original intellectual property behind MULTOS, and provider of MULTOS Key Management Services, and our ongoing collaboration with Global Platform leading to accommodation of MULTOS as a recognised technology within the GP standard, Visa members can fully embrace MULTOS and the advantages of consistency, openness and flexibility at its core.
Print advertisements underscore Visa Signature's goal in providing cardholders unique access to experiences which resonate with the target audience's desires.
Visa Contactless provides even greater convenience to Tully's customers by eliminating the need for a signature for most payments under $25, while cardholders receive all the same security protections the industry has come to expect from Visa.
Visa and MasterCard were required under the Settlement to complete this re-issuance of all of their hundreds of millions of their debit cards by January 1, 2007.
The program targets the acquirers responsible for the largest 1,200 merchants - known as Level 1 and 2 merchants - that each process more than one million Visa transactions a year and combined account for approximately two-thirds of Visa's U.
The Visa ReadyLink service allows consumers to more easily add funds to eligible Visa reloadable prepaid cards at participating retail locations.