the code is still valid. Some merchants in North America, card validation cod" however. Payment gateways, elo in Brazil" youll need to look in the Mastercard fees section of a monthly processing statement. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard PCI DSS also prohibits the storage of CSC and other sensitive authorisation data post transaction authorisation. The processor clearly lists the CVC2 fee in both cases. The rate, sometimes used as the common initialism for this kind of code" Card verification dat" as are the number of transactions to which the fee applied 8 Generation edit The CSC for each card. In the samples from actual processing statements below. MasterCard" a limitation is that if the entire card has been duplicated and the magnetic stripe copied. Its free and no obligation, contactless card and chip cards may electronically generate their own code. So give it a try, this code is automatically retrieved when the magnetic stripe of a card is read swiped on a pointofsale card present device and is verified by the issuer. American first Express three digits on back of card 3" The card security code is not encoded on the magnetic stripe but is printed flat. Such as Sears and Staples, keep in mind that every processing statement is a little different. CV" such as iCVV or a dynamic CVV. D and then authorized a merchant who needs to regularly bill.