What Is CVV Number – Find CVV Number on your MasterCard and Visa card. CVV Number is Security Code For Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards, the card code is the last 3 digit number located on the back of your card.
CVV numbers are NOT your PIN (Personal Identification Number), and you should never enter your PIN number when asked to provide a CVV.
PIN numbers allow you to use your credit or debit card at an ATM or when making an in-person purchase with a debit card.
CVV numbers are also known as CSC numbers (”Card Security Code”), as well as CVV2 numbers, which are the same as CVV numbers, except that they have been generated by a “2nd generation” algorithm that makes the numbers harder for credit card thieves to “guess”.