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Modern card issuing to change the world

Welcome to the card issuer processor platform that enables you to build the solution that meets your exact customer needs – fast.

From global enterprises to booming startups, innovators count on Marqeta.

Our platform connects innovators like you with Visa and Mastercard, providing you with the freedom to create and control your own, bespoke card programme.

Hello innovator

You have complete control to bring your ideas to life - fast.

Marqeta’s technology enables you to operate at speed, whether that be releasing new card functionality to customers or launching into new territories.

Build a card programme in hours not months. Our fully documented APIs allow you to:

Use our platform to start creating your own payment experience today.
Simulate transactions in a safe environment to quickly prototype your card product.
Integrate our APIs with your existing systems to bring your solution to market at speed.
Develop and test new features as your business and your customers’ needs evolve.

Create a tailored payment experience

Create new card products Use our open APIs to create exciting new payment products.

Accelerate time to market Launch at the speed your developers can build at, without any dependencies on Marqeta.

Trust Leave your programme in safe hands with 99.99% platform uptime in addition to advanced fraud and spend controls.

Scale globally Integrate once into our global platform to support card programmes in Europe, the US, Canada and Asia.

Our mission

We stand alongside the pioneers of today and tomorrow, helping them turn their world-changing ideas into realities.

140,000,000 +

Cards issued


Platform uptime

10+ years

of modern issuing experience


integration to access a global platform

"Our developers looked at Marqeta’s platform and said that’s exactly how they would have built a payment processing platform if they were building from the ground up. That’s why we chose to work with Marqeta."

Daniel Capraro
Daniel Capraro, CPO, Yappeal

"One of the things we value at Capital on Tap is speed - we give our customers a credit decision in less than 10 seconds. What we really valued about working with Marqeta was the speed with which they would work with us."

Damian Brychcy
Damian Brychcy, COO, Capital on Tap

"We love working with Marqeta. Their ability to work at speed and cut through complexity, while always having the end consumer experience at heart, perfectly matches how we work."

Koen Köppen
Koen Köppen, CTO, Klarna

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​Solutions overview

Modern card issuing that is powering innovative payment experiences across industries

Developer portal

Start building your card program

  • Developer guides

    Discover key concepts of the Marqeta platform with hands on tutorials

  • Data insights

    View filterable, curated production data and personalized insights

  • Core API

    Issue cards, fund accounts, manage payments, and more

  • API Explorer

    Explore our endpoints, make API requests, and quickly prototype your product

About us

We are on a mission to empower the world’s innovators