Secure Online Shopping

What is Verified by Visa?
Verified by Visa provides added security to ensure that only you can use your Visa card to make purchases online. It’s easy to activate for your existing card, and it’s free.

How it works

  1. Activate your Card: Through the bank that issued your Visa card, set up your verification method and activate your card in just a few minutes. Your bank may allow you to choose between setting a password or using a code sent via text message to your mobile phone.

Some issuers may already have their cards pre-registered for Verified by Visa to protect you from unwanted purchases online.

  1. Go shopping Online. Upon activation, Verified by Visa protects you at every participating online store. When you shop at a participating online store, your card will be automatically recognised as protected by Verified by Visa.
  2. Follow the instructions to complete the transaction.
  3. Your issuer will verify your entries and the transaction will be completed upon successful validation. Issuer implementation may vary.

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