What is a CVV
The Card Verification Value (CVV or CV2) is a security feature for credit or debit card transactions, giving increased protection against credit card fraud.
Location of CVV
Visa, MasterCard & Discover
The CVV is located on the back of Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit or debit cards. It is typically a separate group of 3 digits to the right of the signature strip.
The CVV is located on the front of American Express cards. It is a printed (not embossed) group of four digits on the right side of the card, above the card number.