Visa Risk Manager

Issuers using Visa Risk Manager to manage fraud risk can integrate with the VRM APIs to gain operational efficiencies.

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  • N. America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Europe
  • LAC

Fees & Terms

Contact Visa for pricing to use in Production. Product terms located at end of the page.

Optimize Fraud Loss Prevention and Maximize Profitability

Visa Risk Manager is a web portal that provides a comprehensive suite of fraud and risk management tools that can be accessed through Visa Online 24/7. It is specifically designed to help issuers optimize fraud loss prevention and maximize profitability by providing clients with an effective transaction risk management decisioning system. From defining the parameters used to flag a transaction for review, to establishing rules to decline a transaction based on the potential for fraud, Visa Risk Manager enables intelligent decisioning throughout the entire transaction lifecycle.

Please note that you have to be a Visa Risk Manager (VRM) subscriber to access the VRM APIs. For more information about VRM, please contact your account representative.

Key Features

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Retrieve alerts

Retrieve alerts, along with recent transactions, triggered by Case Creation rules authored by the issuer in Visa Risk Manager using the Alert API.

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Update alerts

Use issuer’s existing back office solution to work alerts and update alert status in Visa Risk Manager using the Alert API.

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Add accounts

Add accounts to Block or Excludes rules or an Account List in Visa Risk Manager using the Account Management API.

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Retrieve data

Retrieve token provision request data using the Token Provisioning API.

Why Use It?

If you are a Visa Risk Manager (VRM) you can: 
  • Gain operational efficiencies by using any issuer or designated 3rd party back office solution to work alerts, while still maintaining the ability to inform Visa of alert status, thereby improving rule performance.
  • Reduce fraud by automating transaction verification and resulting block / exclude actions.
  • Proactively block accounts when cardholders report lost or stolen cards.

For more information about VRM, please contact your account representative.

APIs Included

Account Management API (V2)

Visa Risk Manager Account Management Web Services.

Token Provisioning API (V2)

Visa Risk Manager Token Provisioning Web Services.

Alert API (V2)

Visa Risk Manager Alert Web Services.

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