Restricted Countries

(Red check marks indicate blocked transactions)

Visa® Credit Cards - Restricted Countries

Blocked CountryAffected VISA Debit CardsAffected VISA Credit CardsBlocked Transactions
AllYesYesNon face-to-face Currency Transactions
JapanYesYesTele-Communication Services
NigeriaYesYesAll Except Travel & Entertainment
RomaniaYesYesAll Except Travel & Entertainment
RussiaYesYesAll Except Travel & Entertainment
TurkeyYesYesAll Except Travel & Entertainment
UkraineYesYesAll Except Travel & Entertainment

Permitted/Blocked Transactions

Visa® Credit Cards - Permitted/Blocked Transactions

Permitted TransactionsBlocked Transactions

Travel & Entertainment Transactions:

  • Airlines
  • Car Rental
  • Cruise Lines
  • Hotels
  • Railways
  • Tour Operators
  • Travel Agencies

Non face-to-face Currency Transactions:

Merchandise and Services from a Financial Institution must be performed in a face-to-face environment. All non face-to-face transactions with a Financial Institution are blocked.

Tele-Communications Services Blocked Include:

  • Local & Long Distance Calls
  • Calling Card Calls
  • Calls Through Use of Magnetic Strip Reading Telephones & Fax Services
  • May also Include Cellular Phone Services & Pre-paid Calling Cards

*Standard data fees and text messaging rates may apply when using this service based on your mobile phone carrier's plan.