BankID and passwords

To make credit card payments even more secure, you should make use of the MasterCard® Identity Check or Visa Secure (depending on what type of card you have). Look for these symbols when shopping online:

When using these secure payment solutions, you use a personal password or BankID. This is to hinder credit card fraud online. Online stores offering these solutions will inform you about it in the purchasing process.

Strong customer authentication for use of cards online

In order to start using this solution, you will have to identify yourself through Strong Customer Authentication (e.g. BankID or NemID). We advise our customers to use BankID, BankID on mobile or NemID to authenticate yourself online.

Read more about Strong Customer Authentication here.

How to block your card for online payments?

If you wish to block your card from online payments, you can contact our customer service. Be aware that if you block online purchases, you also block services like Spotify, Netflix and more. If you want to open your card to online purchases on a later date, contact customer service again to unblock the card.