Payment Account Validation

Access multiple methods of ensuring that a payment account is valid.

The Payment Account Validation API provides several methods that you can use to determine if a particular Visa account is valid. The API currently provides three methods of account validation: Account Verification, Address Verification and Card Verification Value (CVV2) Validation.

available for use by:

Issuer Banks
Merchants
Independent Developers

Key Features

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Validate a payment account before processing a transaction

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Identify stolen, expired, or frozen payment accounts

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Increase probability of a successful transaction

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