Where is a credit card number located?

Answer The credit card number is located in embossed type on the front of the card and within the magnetic strip on the back of the card. Thus, when a merchant swipes the card's magnetic strip, the number... Read More »

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Where is the PIN number on a credit card located?

The personal identification number (PIN) is not located on the credit card. A PIN is a private number that authenticates a user to a specific system. No one other than the user should know the PIN.... Read More »

What is the CV number and where is it located on my credit card?

A card validation code, or "CV" code, is a three- or four-digit number located on the back of your credit card above the area for your signature. You may be asked to provide the CV number when maki... Read More »

Where is the credit card security code located?

For Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card the security code is located on back of the card. The 3-digit code is in a box to the right of the signature box. An American Express security code is a 4-dig... Read More »

Where is the credit card number on a gold card?

The credit card number is located on the front of most credit cards, including gold cards. For most cards, it is a 16-digit number located across the length of the card, about 1/3 of the way down... Read More »