However, the company adjusted its estimate of capital expenditure for 2009 to around $300 million from a range of $300 million to $350 million.
Net income rose 73 percent to $729 million, or 97 cents per diluted class A share, for the third quarter ended June 30.
On an adjusted basis, reflecting a normalized tax rate, restructuring and purchase amortizations, quarterly net income rose percent to $744 million, or 98 cents per diluted class A common share.
Excluding the impact from the sale of the company's stake in VisaNet do Brasil, adjusted quarterly net income was $507 million, or 67 cents per share.
On that basis, analysts expected earnings of 64 cents per share, according to Reuters Estimates.
Net operating revenue rose 2 percent to $1.6 billion, while adjusted operating expenses fell 9 percent to $804 million.
Visa's shares fell 1.9 percent at $65.50 in after-hours trading. The stock is up 30 percent in 2009.
(Reporting by Juan Lagorio; Editing by Leslie Gevirtz)