Use Cases

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Enroll, Travel and Transact

Cardholder enrolls in Mobile Location Confirmation service, travels to a new location and confidently makes a purchase transaction.

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Set Notice Online, Travel and Transact

Cardholder sets a travel notice through mobile banking app or online banking, travels to reported destination, and confidently makes a purchase transaction.

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Set Notice by Phone, Travel and Transact

Cardholder sets a travel notice by calling issuer’s call center, travels to reported destination, and confidently makes a purchase transaction.

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Turn Your Card On or Off

At the touch of a button, cardholders can temporarily disable or enable the use of their card.

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Manage Overseas Spend

Provide an option to your cardholders to block international transactions when they are not traveling and / or allow purchases in select countries.

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Cyber Threat Hunting

Search for malicious activity inside payment systems and networks using the latest threats to the payment ecosystem.

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Transaction Recognition: Dispute or Legitimate Purchase?

Provide purchase details to cardholders to confirm purchases are legitimate and/or if fraud has occurred.

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Enable Simple Digital Credential Loading

Visa enables issuers to gain push provisioning capabilities with a host of merchants and wallets, without the need to contract and integrate with each Token Requester 1-1.

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Check Predictions and Reduce Wait

Give customers a one-glance overview of wait times for participating nearby restaurants via mobile applications, digital displays, websites, and more.

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Keep Your Card Top-of-Wallet

Issuer enables the Visa card to be securely and conveniently used in digital wallets in order to keep the card top-of-wallet and remove the need to re-issue a card when a device with a digital wallet is lost.

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Small Business Employee Experience

Help for small businesses to digitally control employee business spend.

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Small Business Travel Experience

Visa’s APIs, product and services can enable Issuers to help their Small Business clients travel securely and confidently.

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Identify Merchants Receiving Automatic Card Updates

Cardholder activates a replacement card and uses a mobile banking app to find out which merchants received automatic card updates over time.

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Identify Card on File Merchants Requesting Card Updates

Cardholder opted out of automatic card updates and uses mobile banking app to determine which merchants they want to update with their new card info.

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Credential-on-file Experience

Visibility into credential-on-file updates provided to participating merchants and control over recurring payments.

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Enhanced Accounts Payable Experience

Search for matching suppliers who accept virtual Visa cards and enable a faster supplier payment process.

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Enhanced Funds Transfer Experience

Provide eligible participants with the ability to instantly transfer funds, improve cash flow and create greater convenience for your customers.

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Enhanced Merchant Information

Provide detailed merchant information related to every transaction and provide merchant location details on a map.

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Enhanced Travel Experience

Provide a more seamless payment experience and easy access to information regardless of cardholder location.

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