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What Is Visa’s International Service Assessment Fee?

    Frank Kehl
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Frank Kehl has been researching and analyzing merchant services, payment gateways, and international money transfer services since 2015. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State and a Juris Doctorate from the Ventura College of Law.
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    Alex Fellin

    Here, are actually two extra fees that Visa charges for using a foreign-issued card in the US. So, if you have an affected transaction, you can expect to see both fees added to your processing costs. This blog is interesting and helpful page. I am impress for this post.

      Kayla

      So what does it mean if you’re NOT a merchant and you were charged this? It has no explanation in my account as to where it came from so I had to look up what it was even for and that led me here… Should I fight it?

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        Jessica Dinsmore

        Hi Kayla,

        I’d definitely start by contacting your bank and disputing the charge. If it was charged in error, they should refund it.

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          Cynthia Simms

          I saw these charges a month ago and they went back as far as June, 2019 and I found that the charges range from $.50 to $2.96 (as of today). The article is helpful because I got a new debit/credit card to stop the charges. I thought they would stop with a new card number but they are still there. i need to figure out where I am shopping so I won’t incurr these charges any more. Great article, very insightful.

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            Cheryl Dunbar

            Don’t have a clue what these charges are about, how long they have been on my account and what urdin is it is nothing I have charged and keeps appearing on my visa. Please help

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              Emily Hale

              Hi Cheryl,

              That can be very frustrating! I’d suggest calling your card company and asking them about the specific charges that don’t look right to you. Hope you get to the bottom of it!

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                julius

                what was the 05 c for on my visa on 11-22-18

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                  Jessica Dinsmore

                  Hi Julius!

                  Unfortunately, I think you might have gotten a hold of the wrong customer service. We are Merchant Maverick, a comparison site that reviews and rates credit card processors, POS software companies, shopping carts, mobile payments services, and small business software. We also write informative articles about the industry as a whole. The goal is to educate you about the industry and the companies involved so you can make an informed decision.

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                    Shirley Lee

                    Very well written. Frank Kehl, thanks so much for the detailed information.

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