Card Schemes

Please find below a list of the major global card schemes. Any UK based merchant who wishes to accept card payments will, by default, be able to accept any Visa or Mastercard branded cards.  Merchants wishing to accept cards from any of the other schemes listed below should contact their card acquirer or third-party provider (e.g. UTP) to discuss how this can be added.

Card Scheme Support Website Head-Office
Visa 0800 891 725 California, USA
Mastercard 0800 964 767 New York, USA
American Express 0800 917 8047 New York, USA
JCB 0207 087 4700 Tokyo, Japan
Diners / Discover 0345 862 2935 Illinois, USA
China Union Pay 00 800 800 95516 Shanghai, China