Verified by Visa

Peace of Mind when Shopping Online Starts Here

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

About the Service

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.

Important Information and Disclosures

  1. Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association and used under license.

  2. Bank deposit products and services provided by PNC Bank, National Association. Member FDIC