Verified by Visa offers an additional layer of security, adding one step to your process of paying online. Provided in association with anti-fraud schemes, Verified by Visa works by enabling you to receive a One-Time Password (OTP) to the registered phone number whenever you shop online at any of the tens of thousands of retailers registered under the scheme. When purchasing online, you will be asked to enter the OTP that will be sent to you by SMS before your card can be debited to make the purchase. Therefore, even if someone does manage to get hold of your card details, they will not be able to use it without the OTP.
If you wish to use your Visa card on a website that isn’t offering Verified by Visa, we recommend following a few simple safeguards:
One Time Password
On the registered phone number or registered email address with Sohar International
Verified by Visa(VbV) is an additional layer of security, adding one step to your process of paying online. The cardholder's identity will be authenticated at the time of purchase. This means that the cardholder and the merchant are reassured that they are engaging in a genuine transaction.
Verified by Visa (VBV) is a free program offered by Visa that protects your card against unauthorized use and gives you peace of mind when shopping online. Entering a password each time you use your card online adds another layer of security, verifying your identity.
Verified by Visa can only be used for online transactions. When routed to the Verified by Visa screen, you to receive a One-Time Password (OTP) to the registered phone number. You will have to enter on the Password textbox of the Verified by Visa screen