Bank card number validation
The calculator checks a bank card number using Luhn algorithm, it also determines the card issuer according to Issuers handbook.
Typical bank card number also known as primary account number (PAN) consists of:
- 6 digits of issuer identification number - IIN also referred as BIN (Bank identification number )
- up to 12 digits individual account number
- and single validation digit, calculated by Luhn algorithm
The following calculator determines the card issuer using Credit card issuers handbook or Major Industry Identifier (MII) for non-bank cards using Major industry identifiers (MII) and validates whole number using Luhn algorithm