Is your credit card “Verified by Visa”?
According to Visa Europe website, Verified by Visa protects the users’ card against any unauthorised transactions, giving an ultimate peace of mind while shopping or carrying out any financial transaction online.
Verified by Visa Sign Up
A card holder can sign up for the Verified by Visa in so many ways.
- Direct sign up on the Visa Europe Website
- Sign up through the Bank or credit or Credit-debit card company.
- Sign up through the Merchants website.
Once a User signs up to Verified by Visa either through the visa Europe or Banks / Card Issuer’s website, the Credit card is securely protected at any point in time the card user users his/her credit card in any of more than 300,000 online stores and websites across Europe and beyond.
Verified by Visa payment Authentication
There are two main authentication procedures when using your card on any Verified by Visa authorised or certified Retailer.
- Your personal message known only by you and your Issuing Bank.
- A space provided for your Password.
Verified by Visa not only ensures protection of your card against unauthorised or fraudulent use, but gives you the needed confidence that the online retailer you are dealing with has made the security of your financial transaction on their website a priority.
The following form would appear when you want to make an online payment on any Verified by Visa participation online stores or merchants.
Please also make sure that the site has the “https://” and not “http://” to ensure you are making you payment through a secure site.