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Visa offers comprehensive fraud protection, but Verified by Visa goes even a
step further, adding an extra layer of security at the point where you enter
Visa card information online. The service helps prevent unauthorized
online use before it happens by confirming your identity with an
additional password at participating merchants.
Visa's multiple layers of protection give you an extraordinary level of
security, so you can feel confident whenever and wherever you use your card.
Verified by Visa is only one component of our efforts to prevent, detect, and
resolve security issues. Specifically designed to make online shopping
experiences safer and more secure, Verified by Visa gives you extra control
over your Internet transactions.
All you need to do is activate your card. Once your card is activated,
whenever you submit an order at a participating online store, a Verified by
Visa window will appear automatically. Enter your password, submit, and that's
it. If you have not yet activated your Visa card, just enter the authentication
information when prompted by your card issuer and create a password. Once
activated, your Visa card number cannot be used without your personal password
for online purchases at participating merchants. Verified by Visa is available
for most Visa cards from participating card issuers.1
Yes, Verified by Visa is designed to protect the Visa card, or cards, that
you already have - whether they are credit cards or debit cards.
Yes, you can. Some card issuers require each person on your Visa account to
activate his or her individual card and create a personal Verified by Visa
password. . Please contact your issuing financial institution for further
Verified by Visa works with just about any computer that's connected to the
Internet. There is no special software to install. Once you activate your card,
you'll continue to shop as usual, and your Visa card number will be
automatically recognized at checkout. Just enter your Verified by Visa password
and complete the regular checkout process at participating merchants.
Verified by Visa supports all the major browsers including Firefox, Chrome,
Safari and Opera as long as the browser supports 128 bit encryption.
We understand that many people are reluctant to enter their credit card
numbers in unfamiliar places online; however your personal and payment card
information is transmitted among the card issuer, Visa and the merchant using a
high level of encryption (SSL) and is stored on a secure server behind a
have additional privacy and security policies. You can access them during the
Verified by Visa activation process.
Password requirements are determined by each Visa card issuer. Contact your
Visa card issuer to learn more about its password requirements.
When you pay with your Visa card, the Verified by Visa service launches
automatically at participating online stores. After you enter your Visa card
number and submit your order, a Verified by Visa window will appear and your
card issuer will display an authentication page. Enter your information and
password and click submit. Once your identity is verified, your checkout
Wherever you see the Verified by Visa symbol, you know you can shop with an
added layer of security. For a list of participating online stores, visit the Places to Shop section.
Whenever you use your activated card to pay at participating online stores,
your Visa card number will automatically be recognized and the Verified by Visa
password window will appear. Your password will be required to complete the
Your Personal Message, selected during activation, appears automatically in
the Verified by Visa password screen during checkout. It's an extra piece of
validation to assure you that this is, indeed, an authentic Verified by Visa
window and that it's safe to enter your password here. You should always check
to see that your Personal Message appears correctly.
Just click the "Forgot your password" link in the Verified by Visa
password window and follow the instructions provided by your Visa card issuer.
Always be sure to keep your password safe and never write it down.
If you ever suspect that a fraudulent purchase has been made using your Visa
account, contact PFCU at 215-934-3500 or 800-832-PFCU during normal business
hours. After hours, call 1-855-898-7294. Visa's Zero Liability policy1
protects you against unauthorized use of your Visa card.
Contact PFCU directly for the most up-to-date information about using
Verified by Visa for your Visa card.
You may also contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not
include your credit card number in your email inquiry. Most questions are
answered within two business days.
1Visa's Zero Liability policy covers U.S.-issued cards only and
does not apply to ATM transactions, PIN transactions not processed by Visa, or
certain commercial card transactions. Cardholder must notify issuer promptly of
any unauthorized use. Consult issuer for additional details or click here.
215-934-3500 or 800-832-PFCU (outside the metropolitan area)
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full faith and credit of the United States Government. National Credit Union
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