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MasterCard SecureCode (3D Secure)

Pay for your online purchases securely with MasterCard SecureCode

It's easy to pay for your online purchases with your credit card. With the MasterCard SecureCode (also known as 3D Secure), your payment is now even more secure. The MasterCard SecureCode is your personal password, just like your PIN. Entering your personal password when you use your credit card for online payments protects your card even better against misuse. Always keep your MasterCard SecureCode in a safe place.


Create the MasterCard SecureCode

The first time you purchase something online with your credit card, you will be prompted to register. You create your own secure code, which you can use in other web shops.

Paying with your MasterCard SecureCode

If you are purchasing goods from a web shop that supports the MasterCard SecureCode, a screen will automatically display and prompt you to enter your password. Entering your password confirms the purchase.

Veelgestelde vragen

  • How do I know if a web shop supports the MasterCard SecureCode?

    If you can pay online with your MasterCard SecureCode, the symbol will display after you enter your credit card number.

  • Some web shops don't ask for my SecureCode. Why?

    Some web shops are not affiliated with MasterCard SecureCode. In these shops, you can pay with your credit card as you're used to.

  • Can I change my SecureCode?

    If you would like to change your personal password, go to the MasterCard SecureCode website for more information.

  • How do I know if I can pay securely with my MasterCard SecureCode?

    If you are purchasing goods online, you can check whether the website is secure by performing the following steps:

    1. Press the right mouse button in the screen with MasterCard logos.

    2. Select 'Properties'.

    3. Check that the server's address is ''.

    4. Press the right mouse button again.

    5. Select 'Certificate'.

    6. Check the 'Issued by' field to see whether the security certificate is issued by VeriSign for International Card Service B.V.

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