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Protect your PNC Bank Visa® Debit Card and Credit Card online purchases with Verified by Visa. This free, simple-to-use service confirms your identity when you make an online purchase. There's no need to download anything or install any software, and there is no service charge. Verified by Visa is just one more way that PNC Bank is committed to the security of your account(s).
How it Works
Step 1: Shop at participating online merchants
Look for online merchants that display the Verified by Visa symbol -- it's your assurance that your transaction will have an added layer of protection.
Step 2: Verified by Visa automatically activated at checkout
It's quick and easy! There is no registration required for Verified by Visa for your PNC Bank Visa Debit Card or Credit Card. If required, you'll be prompted during the checkout process at participating online merchants. You'll be asked to verify your identity and that's it! You are done!
For merchants that are not yet participating in Verified by Visa, don't worry, your Visa card will continue to work as usual.
For a list of participating online stores, visit the Places to Shop.
Step 3: Enjoy enhanced security
Look for the Verified by Visa symbol so you know where to shop online with extra security.
What is Verified by Visa?Verified by Visa is a service developed by Visa to validate your identity when you use your PNC card for online purchases at participating merchants.
What is the benefit for consumers?Verified by Visa provides added assurance when using your Visa card to make purchases online. You can be sure that any online merchant using the Verified by Visa security system is a legitimate commercial entity.
Is my personal information safe and secure?Yes. Your information is transmitted using a high level of encryption and is stored on a secure server.
Does Verified by Visa cost me anything?No. There are no costs associated with this service.
How do I shop with Verified by Visa?The service will automatically work at any of Visa's participating merchants.
Where can I shop using Verified by Visa?At all Verified by Visa participating merchants. The list of merchants and exclusive Verified by Visa offers is growing all the time, so come back and visit this site often.
Can I still use my PNC card at online merchants that are not participating in Verified by Visa?Yes, your PNC card will continue to work as usual if the merchant is not participating in Verified by Visa.
Can I use both credit and debit cards with Verified by Visa?Yes! Verified by Visa was designed for use with both credit and debit cards. When you use your debit card with Verified by Visa, your transaction experience will be similar to credit transactions - so you won't enter your PIN.
What happens when I finish shopping?When you are finished shopping, proceed to the merchant's checkout page. As the transaction is completed, you will be prompted if any additional authentication is required.
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