• Protect yourself from fraud and scams with Visa

    You can feel secure when you shop with Visa, knowing our payment technology is helping to protect you from fraud, and if the worst was to happen, there is a way you could get your money back.

Visa fraud protection safeguards your debit and credit cards

Top tips to help you avoid debit and credit card scams

Here are just a few of our expert pieces of advice and insights on ways you can help ensure you’re always paying for things securely and protecting yourself against card scams.

What to do if someone has used your card

If you spot suspicious payments on your card, report them immediately to your bank. If your card has been used fraudulently, you could be protected by Visa’s Zero Liability Policy. This means you could get your money back.

How scammers operate, and how to protect yourself

Find the answers to these common questions about fraud and scams

Think you’ve been a victim?

For most types of scams, you should first visit the Action Fraud website. But if a scam is putting you or someone else in immediate danger, call the police immediately on 999. If you believe you’ve been a victim of credit or debit card fraud you should report the activity to your bank or card provider.

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How you pay matters: Secure and protected with Visa

Whether you’re paying by card, mobile device or digital wallet, when you pay with Visa, you can pay with confidence. You have the peace of mind that your payment is secure and you have protection if something goes wrong.