Enter the first six digits of a payment card for lookup; whether it is a credit, debit, charge or a prepaid card. Now sit back relaxing while we lightning-fast performing BIN lookup on our daily updated database, presenting all the secured information related to the entered bank identification number.
|Bank Issuer||Visa Canada Association|
|Bank Web URL||www.visa.ca|
|Bank Telephone||(416) 367-8472|
|Brand (Financial Service)||VISA|
For a given card number obtained from an offline or online transaction, merchant can perform lookup and check the card information matching its claims from a user. The difference may trigger frauds. In this case, the merchant should be careful.
Additionally with our online BIN range service, one can browse the updated lists of BIN numbers with different sets of given requirements for understanding, research, or learning purposes.
A Bin List Tool should a tool that is web-based, useful for BIN lookup. It boasts of a comprehensive database of BIN or IIN as the case may be. The validity of the entries, the accuracy of the information, and the BIN database's completeness are top-notch, having more than 324,000 BINs in the database, updated regularly with the last updated dated back to July. It also allows lookup for the card type, card vendor, and even the card subtype.
Listed below are some of the main features of a good Bin List Lookup Service
The first one is the MII code (Major Industry Identifier): dictating the card category: 0 assigned for uncommon industry. 1 & 2 assigned for Airline Businesses. 3 assigned for Entertainment & Travel Businesses4 & 5 assigned for Banks & Financial Businesses. 6 assigned for Merchandising, Commerce, and few remaining Banking Businesses. 7 - Oil Businesses. 8 - Telecommunications. 9 - Some National Organization Work
The first 6 digit, with the first digit inclusively, is really of interest here : the BIN as defined above. For example: A card starts with 453382 is from the bank CREDIT AGRICOLE, S.A., having the network VISA standard sub-brand Card.
The 7th digit to uniquely identify each person.
The last digit is to detect errors. Its like the verification from MD5 checksum for online file download. More info about Luhn algorithm checksum.