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What is “Verified by Visa”?

Verified by Visa is a global Visa program designed to help make shopping online even more secure for cardholders by protecting against unauthorized use of your Visa card.

How does Verified by Visa work?

When you sign up for Verified by Visa, you choose a personal password on your card issuer's website.  This password is then used by your card issuer to confirm your authenticity during the checkout process when shopping online.  It's that simple.

How much does Verified by Visa cost?

Verified by Visa is absolutely free for Visa cardholders.

Do I need a new card to use Verified by Visa?

No.  Verified by Visa works with your existing Visa personal card.  (Corporate and business cards are excluded.)

How do I sign up for Verified by Visa?

It's very simple:
- Sign up at your card issuer's website during the BestBuy.ca checkout process,
- Or visit your card issuer's website to sign up.

Can I get more information on Verified by Visa?

Yes.  Visit visa.ca  for more information. 

Should I sign up for Verified by Visa?

We encourage all Visa cardholders to sign up for their personal Verified by Visa password but it is not a requirement.

Can I use any credit card online?

We accept most credit cards issued in Canada and the United States for payment.  View our methods of payment to learn more.

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