What numbers do Visa cards start with?
The first digit in your credit-card number signifies the system:
- 3 – travel/entertainment cards (such as American Express and Diners Club)
- 4 – Visa.
- 5 – MasterCard.
- 6 – Discover Card.
What are the first 4 digits of a Visa card?
The 4 groups don’t have a meaning. They do, actually. First digit is 4 for VISA, 5 for Mastercard, 6 for Discover/Diners Club, 3 for American Express/Diners Club (those are shorter than 16). Also, first 6 digits for Visa and Mastercard are code numbers for the issuing institution.
How do I find the last 4 digits of my credit card number?
To try and minimize this, credit card numbers contain a check digit. In a typical sixteen digit credit card number, the first fifteen digits are determined by the issuing bank, but the last digit, called the check digit, is mathematically determined based on all the other digits.
What type of credit card begins with 4147?
American Express cards – Begin with a 3, followed by a 4 or a 7 has 15 digits. Discover cards – Begin with a 6 and have 16 digits. Diners Club and Carte Blanche cards – Begin with a 3, followed by a 0, 6, or 8 and have 14 digits.