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MasterCard® SecureCode™/Verified by VISA

National Bank offers the MasterCard® SecureCode™/Verified by VISA service to all of its prepaid and credit cardholders.

  • What is the MasterCard® SecureCode™/ Verified by VISA?

MasterCard® SecureCode™/Verified by VISA is a new authentication service for verifying the identity of the cardholder, which provides additional protection when making online purchases.

By using a unique personal Password, which you as the cardholder create yourself, you can use your prepaid or credit MasterCard or VISA* with even greater safety and security when making online purchases at participating authorized merchants.


  • How to register for the service

The registration is fast, easy and free of charge for NBG cardholders.


The process is simple throughout three steps:

  • Enter the personal data requested by National Bank, to check your identity and that you are the authorized cardholder.
  • Create your unique personal Password (SecureCode™ or Verified by VISA) for your card and your Personal Greeting, a message confirming that you are communicating with National Bank.

Alternatively, you can register for the service via a participating authorized merchant when you make your first online purchase. The MasterCard® SecureCode™/Verified by VISA window will automatically appear. Enter the requested personal data and then create the Password for your card and the Personal Greeting, following the relevant instructions.

  • How the service works

Once the registration proccess is successfully completed, your card number will be automatically recognized every time you use it at the participating authorized merchants.The MasterCard® SecureCode™ / Verified by VISA window will appear and National Bank will request you to enter your Password. The proccess of entering the correct Password, serves to confirm that you are the verified cardholder, and only then your purchase is completed.

Authorized merchants participating in the service display the MasterCard® SecureCode™ or Verified by VISA  logo on their website.

To register successfully for the MasterCard® SecureCode™/ Verified by VISA service, make sure that you keep National Bank informed of any changes regarding your personal information.


* The service concerns the following NBG cards: Prepaid VISA, Prepaid Social Solidarity VISA, COSMOTE Prepaid Card, Credit Cards Mastercard, VISA, gold Mastercard, Platinum Mastercard, Toyota VISA, My Club Card VISA.