Accept online VISA payments
Online VISA transactions: Introduction
With some 1.7 million cardholders, and a multiple of this in transactions, VISA is far and away the largest credit card issuing company in the world. Together with MasterCard, an astronomical 62 billion transactions are made each year using the VISA card. This works out to 1,971 Visa and MasterCard transactions per second! VISA is also the most frequently used credit card worldwide when it comes to payments via the Internet. With over 2 million cardholders, VISA is also very well-represented in the Netherlands. If you don’t want to miss out on any sales, accepting VISA (and MasterCard) is an attractive option for payments in your webshop.
Accept VISA credit card payments on your site: How to
It is simple. Basically, you have to follow the same procedure for any payment method:
Online VISA transactions: Advantages and possibilities
VISA is the second largest credit card provider in the Netherlands (4.2 million cardholders) after MasterCard and number one worldwide (959 million cardholders). By offering payments by VISA in your webshop, you will be able to reach a large group of consumers. The combination with MasterCard will mean you will cover nearly all of the credit card holders worldwide. At ICEPAY, this combination is automatic.
MasterCard and VISA have developed a security system to fight credit card fraud. This system is called 3-D Secure. In order to ensure that your credit card payments are handled in an even more secure manner, ICEPAY offers this system as one of its products. You can read more about this in the 3-D Secure product description.
The advantages of VISA for your webshop:
- Reach a large group of consumers in the Netherlands and worldwide;
- In the ICEPAY combination with VISA, reach nearly all of the credit card holders worldwide;
- Weekly payments;
- Option for protection from fraud using 3-D Secure.
- Credit card payments make larger purchases possible in your webshop;
- The spending patterns of credit card holders have a positive effect on turnover.
Online VISA transactions: How it works for customers
If you would like to include VISA as one of the payment methods you offer in your webshop, you must complete the general application procedure for Credit Cards (VISA/MasterCard) with ICEPAY. This application procedure takes at least two weeks, yet can sometimes take even longer. This is due to the requirements the credit card companies set for their providers.
For your customers, paying using VISA works the same as with every other credit card.All your customer has to do is:
- Choose a product in your webshop;
- Choose VISA as the payment method;
- Fill in the required credit card information in the VISA secure environment;
- Confirm the payment;
- And: the payment is complete.
Payments for your credit card transactions are not handled by ICEPAY, but by our supplier. These payments are made on a weekly basis. If you would like further information on payments or the implementation of VISA, please contact us.
There are also extra security options available for credit card transactions by incorporating 3-D Secure into your webshop. Read more about 3-D Secure.
This payment method is available in:
|Connection costs||-||€ 125,- p.y.||€ 125,- p.y.||On request|
|Transaction costs||-||2,7% + € 0,25 p.t.||2,3% + € 0,25 p.t.||On request|
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