Where is my Card Security Number?
Visa and Mastercard users American Express users
The Card Security Number is the 3-digit number located on the back of your card, usually at the top of the signature strip. Look for the 4-digit number printed on the front of your card. Depending on which card you have, you'll find this number in small type above your credit card's main number on either the left or right side.
What is the Card Security Number for on my credit card?
A Card Security Number is a unique security feature of Visa, Mastercard and American Express credit cards. By including it with your transaction, you can help protect your account from fraud and you give us one more way of being sure your transaction is legitimate.