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Mastercard BIN Range


The first six digits of your account number, otherwise known as the Bank Identification Number (BIN), determine how transactions are routed and identify your issuing bank.


Masterpass is a digital wallet that allows you to check out faster by storing all of your payment and shipping information in one secure location.

Offline Transaction Processing

Offline Transaction Processing is a payment method that uses a debit card to transfer funds from a checking account to a merchant across a digital credit cardnetwork. 

PCI Validated Point-to-Point Encryption

PCI-validated P2PE solutions secure transactions by encrypting all data within a PCI-approved point of entry device, preventing clear-text cardholder data from being available.

PIN Pads

A PIN pad (PIN entry device) is a device used in a credit, debit or smart card-based transaction to accept and encrypt the cardholder’s PIN data.

Acquiring bank

An acquiring bank (also known as the merchant bank, merchant account provider, or acquirer) is a bank that manages the merchant’s account.

Transaction Fee

Transaction fees are fees that a processor charges the merchant associated with each credit card transaction.

Purchase Cards

Otherwise known as procurement cards or P-Cards, purchase cards are issued by employers that enable assigned staff to purchase products or services for the company’s purposes.

Payment Gateway

A security service that transmits credit card information from a buyer to a seller so credit-based purchases can be processed.