Posted in Life: Work and Techy Tags: american express amex card numbers credit card debit card mastercard solo switch visa You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Feed. A valid credit card number consist of complex formulation of ISO/IEC 7812 which has 2 different parts - the numbering system and application and registration procedures.

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I’ve been working on an e-commerce system recently (as you may have been able to guess) and to test the credit card integration side of things, I needed some test credit card details of “valid looking” card numbers

I eventually managed to gather 102 card numbers which passed validation: i.e.

When we say a valid credit card number we are basically implying that these credit card number are created with the same numbering formulation as of those a real credit card numbers which can be easily done by simply assigning particular credit card number prefixes.

Such as the following: However, the other details generated together such as names, country address, and CVV those details are completely made-up in a random manner and do not hold of any real value. Note that what we are offering are random credit card details.

the Bank Identification Number [BIN] / Issuer Identification Number [IIN] numbers [the first 7 digits] matched up with the “alleged” card type and the whole card number passed the Luhn algorithm validation.

I must emphasis, before I get thousands of comments, these are TEST credit card numbers and are NOT VALID (I did not get as far as validating that they were theoretically assigned to a bank: just that they were theoretically assigned to a card issue): they are intended to test code in development to ensure that the code recognises the card type correctly and the Luhn algorithm is correct.

You should, therefore, be able to use any expiry date or CCV/CSC you like for testing.

You can download these credit card numbers in a BSD released PHP file to make it easier to test with if you wish. This means that, despite my best intentions, it may no longer be accurate.

It consist of prefix digit Major Industry Identifier, 6-digit issuer identification number or IIN, 7-digit personal account number.