What is a Card Verification Value (CVV)?

The Card Verification Value (CVV) is a 3-digit number found on the signature panel on the back of your credit card. It is an additional safeguard that helps us validate your purchase and protect against fraud. It is not contained in the magnetic stripe information and is therefore not printed on sales receipts.

Where is the CVV located?

You can find your card verification code on the reverse side of your credit card, printed into the signature field. It is a 3-digit group for MasterCard, Visa, and Discover Card.


The American Express Card verification code is a 4-digit number printed on the front of your card. It appears after and to the right (above) of your card number.

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