Payment card networks


Visa is a global payments technology company connecting financial institutions, Merchants, and consumers worldwide by providing advanced electronic payment services that are quick, simple and reliable.
  • Visa is used in over 200 countries with more than 2.5 billion active cards worldwide1
  • Visa helps protect cardholders and Merchants with fraud protection and assured payment
  • Visa’s advanced processing network can handle more than 65,000 transactions per second reliably, conveniently and securely
  • See Visa Card Payment Network Rules to learn more

Discover® Global Network

The Discover® Global Network brings Merchants billions in spend opportunity from all the cards that leverage their network including Discover® card from the United States, Diners Club International®, BC Card from South Korea, Rupay from India, DinaCard from Serbia, ELO from Brazil and Troy card from Turkey.
  • Discover Global Network has over 150 million cardholders around the globe1.
  • Discover Global Network is accepted at over 44 million global merchant locations.
  • Discover Global Network operates in 190 countries/territories.
  • See Discover Global Network Rules to learn more


Mastercard® is a technology company in the global payments industry. They operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.

Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.

See Mastercard Payment Network Rules to learn more.


Quickly becoming one of the biggest global players, UnionPay plays a central role in delivering payment solutions for the Chinese market and beyond.
  • 50% of cards issued worldwide are UnionPay cards4
  • Merchants and ATMs all over North America now accept UnionPay cards
  • UnionPay provides quick, reliable payment options with fraud protection and low transaction fees
  • Access to new markets within Asia such as Mainland China, Hong Kong and Korea
  • See UnionPay International to learn more

American Express®

American Express offers:
  • A premium network for high-spending card members
  • A processor of millions of transactions daily and
  • Business-building services to a worldwide merchant base.
  • See American Express Payment Network Rules to learn more.

American Express' direct relationships with many millions of consumers, businesses and Merchants worldwide enable us to offer an array of valuable services.


The Interac® network is a national payment network providing Canadians with simple, secure access to their own money through Interac Cash at ATMs, and Interac Debit and Interac Flash® at POS terminals from coast to coast.
  • Interac connects over 65,000 ATM machines and 766,000 POS terminals across Canada5
  • Merchants pay a single, low, flat fee per transaction amount, regardless of the purchase price
  • Canadians can rely on Interac services 24/7
  • See Interac Payment Network Rules to learn more.

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