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Identify Card Type & Issuing Bank

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Helps fight fraud by identifying card type and issuing bank
Validate with over 150,000 domestic and international BINs
Covers 95% of Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover

Using the first 6 digits of a payment card number, our Bank Identification Number (BIN) service identifies the issuing bank name, country of issue and card type, like: gift, prepaid, credit, charge or debit. Companies use this information to cross reference with order details like address and phone number to evaluate potential fraud risks. Our international database contains over 150,000 BINs, also known as, Issuer Identification Numbers (IIN), is updated regularly, and covers over 95% of Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express cards.

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How BIN Validation Works

IIN/BIN Validation provides information about the payment card and issuing institution. Try it out below by entering the first 6 digits of a payment card.

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http://trial.serviceobjects.com/bv/BinValidation.asmx/ValidateBIN_V2?BinNumber=526851&LicenseKey=[YourKey]

Real-Time API Responses

See below for the full response from our BIN Validation service.

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StatusOk
BIN526851
BrandMastercard
Card TypeCredit
Sub TypeGold
BankCitibank Berhad
CountryMALAYSIA
CountryISO2MY
Phone
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  • Returns information based on the BIN including card type (credit, debit, prepaid, charge or gift)
  • Identifies the bank name, country of issue and bank phone number
  • Over 150,000 BIN records updated monthly
  • Proprietary database includes 95% of all Discover, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro, Diners, JCB and CUP cards in existence
  • Average response times of 200 milliseconds
  • Real-time API or batch service available
  • Online merchants may use BIN lookups to help validate transactions. For example, if a card's IIN indicates a bank in one country, while the customer's billing address is in another, the transaction may call for extra scrutiny.

Additional Resources

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