BIN/IIN 408423
Brand VISA
Type Credit
Category PLATINUM
Bank INTERCONTINENTAL BANK PLC
Bank URL --
Country Nigeria
Country Short NG
Latitude 9.081999
Longitude 8.675277

What is a BIN Number?

The first 6 digit of a card is known as BIN Number. BIN stands for Bank Identification Number. It's a 6 digit code which identifies the financial institution that issued the Card to the card holder. It also referred as IIN (Issuer Identification Number). BIN can be used to identify issuing financial institution of a Credit Card, Debit Card, Prepaid Card and rewards Card.

Credit & Debit Card Number Format

As per ISO/IEC 7812, the length of Credit & Debit Card number can be upto 19 digits.

PQQQQRRRRRRRRRRRS

Where PQQQQQ combined are known as BIN number or IIN code.

Uses of BIN Number

  1. It is commonly used by merchants to identify the card type and issuing bank of the Credit Card.

  2. It also helps in preventing Fraud. In case the Billing Address and the issuing country of the card is different, it may be a fraudulent transaction. With BIN search they can easily identify such transactions.


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