A card security code is a series of numbers that, in addition to the bank card number, is embossed or printed on a card.
The details prominently printed on a debit or credit card include the full name of the card holder, card number, date of issue and date of expiry.
These details are the first level of security and should not be shared with anyone.
CVV stands for Card Verification Value.
How do I locate the CVV in a debit card?
Locating the CVV is simple. It is the three-digit number at the back of your debit card.
Components in a CVV There are two parts to the CVV number. ● The first part is covered in a striped magnetic strip. This information is recovered when the card is swiped through a magnetic reader machine.