Debit Card Information Online: How to Find Your Debit Card Number
When you swipe your debit card, you may not pay attention to what the numbers on your card mean. But knowing how to quickly find your debit card number, Card Verification Value (CVV) code, and the expiration date is essential for online purchases and using your debit card over the phone.
How to Find Your Debit Card Number Online
Depending upon your bank, you may be able to find your debit card number online, but if not you may want to contact your bank for additional help.
For Huntington Bank account holders, here’s how to find your debit card number on your e-statements.
- Log in to Huntington Online Banking
- Click on Service Center
- Click on View Statements
- Select the Checking Account
- Select your most recent Statement Period
- Go to the Debit Card/Point-of-Sale (POS) section of the e-statement
- Locate the debit card number at the end of the transaction line
If you’ve saved your account information with online merchants, you will not be able to see your full debit card number. This information is masked due to PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) regulations.
Your debit card number.The sixteen digits on your card is your debit card number. It is unique to your checking account but different from your account number. You'll have to read off or enter this number when making a purchase over the phone or online. This is the most important number on the card so be sure to not share or lose this information.
Your debit card CVV code.A CVV code is a three- or four-digit code (depending on your credit card company) and is also known as the security code. On Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards, you can find the three-digit number on the back of your card. If you have an American Express card, this four-digit number is on the front. The CVV code is another added measure of security to protect your bank account.
Your debit card expiration date.On your debit card, there is a date that is listed next to the phrase “valid thru.” This date is the month and year (MM/YY) your debit card is valid until—in other words, the card expires after that day in that month. You should receive a new debit card in the mail from the bank before your current card expires.
Your debit card EMV chip.A Europay, Mastercard, and Visa (EMV) microchip is located on the front of your card and is used to protect you from fraud. The addition of this advanced technology gives you and your bank account extra fraud protection as it makes it hard to duplicate the data on your card compared to the magnetic strip.
Learn more about debit cards
We can help you manage all of your debit card needs:
- Activate a debit card
- Learn how to use a debit card
- Report a lost or stolen debit card
- Choose a debit card design
If you’re reading this information because you have lost your debit card, please contact your bank directly.
We are here to help.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, let us know. We’re ready to help in person, online or on the phone.
To speak to a customer service representative, call (800) 480-2265.