ICICI Bank Carbon Credit Card | Features | How to use

ICICI BANK Carbon is available with next level of credit card security – LCD Screen, 12-button touch keypad & Microprocessor and a Battery. Asia’s First credit card which is powered by Visa Codesecure.

ICICI Bank Carbon is available exclusively for selected ICICI Bank credit card members only.

What is ICICI Bank Carbon – Powered by Visa CodeSure?

ICICI Bank Carbon, powered by Visa CodeSure, is a revolutionary new credit card form factor with an in-built microprocessor; designed to give you additional safety for online transactions.

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It incorporates an alpha-numeric LCD screen, a 12-button touch keypad and an in-built battery with a lifespan of 3 years. Available in Asia for the first time, ICICI Bank carbon enables you to generate highly secure One-Time Passcodes (OTP) for online transactions on the card itself, effectively eliminating the risk of fraud.

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As a one-time activity, you need to register for Visa CodeSure and create your unique 4-digit CodeSure PIN. This CodeSure PIN can then be used to generate dynamic passcodes on your ICICI Bank carbon for online transactions.


ICICI Bank carbon can be used just like any other ICICI Bank Visa Credit Card to complete transactions at merchant outlets and ATMs. However, the below mentioned unique features of this card enable you to generate highly secure dynamic passcodes for online transactions on the card plastic itself.

LCD Screen
Now you can generate dynamic One-Time Passcodes (OTP) on this screen using your 4-digit CodeSure PIN.

12-button touch keypad
The 12-button touch keypad enables you to enter your 4-digit CodeSure PIN to generate dynamic passcodes on the LCD screen.

Microprocessor and a Battery
Available with a lifespan of 3 years.

How to generate your 4-digit CodeSure PIN

To generate your 4-digit CodeSure PIN,

  1. Enter your Credit Card number in the screen provided.
  2. Provide details required on the page and select option to receive a One-Time Passcode (OTP) on your e-mail and/or mobile phone.
  3. Enter the OTP received in the space provided on the page.
  4. Create your own Personal Assurance Message and CodeSure PIN.

Now you can use your CodeSure PIN to generate secure dynamic passcode on the card plastic each time you undertake an online transaction.

How to use ICICI Bank Carbon for online transactions

While performing an online transaction at any website that supports Verified by Visa (CodeSure is a part of the Verified by Visa service), please follow the below mentioned steps to complete the transaction:

  1. At the checkout page on merchant website, enter your card and other details, as required.
  2. The checkout page will direct you to the Verified by Visa (VbV) authentication page, as in case of any standard transaction.
  3. The VbV authentication page will then prompt for a One-Time Passcode (OTP) / Dynamic Passcode.
  4. Generate a dynamic passcode on the reverse of your card plastic using your CodeSure PIN as shown below.
    Switch ON by pressing on the reverse of your card. Press number 6 (VbV) when it prompts for ‘MODE’.
    After seeing the ‘PIN’ prompt on the screen, please enter your 4-digit CodeSure PIN using the keypad, waiting for the ‘*’ to confirm a button press each time. Press OK. The screen will then display the unique 6-digit OTP.
  5. Please enter this OTP into the Verified by Visa authentication page to complete the transaction.
  6. The passcode is then submitted to ICICI Bank for verification. Basis the verification, the online transaction will be authorised by ICICI Bank.