Card Validation Error

Once the card data is submitted to PCI Booking, the data is validated. Card validation can fail due to specific card data errors, such as missing/invalid card numbers, expiration date or holder name:

Invalid card number format messages

Invalid errors can include the following messages:

  • Number is longer than 22 chars
  • Invalid character at position
  • Invalid separator
  • Number has less than 14 digits
  • Luhn (Mod10) error" (violation of digit sequences in the card numbers)
  • Too many separator characters
  • Invalid number
  • Card number does not match card type (This error message will only be displayed in the card capture form)

Invalid expiration date

Invalid date errors can include:

  • Month should be 1 to 12
  • Expired card

Invalid CCV errors

Invalid errors can include:

  • CVV must be 3 or 4 digits

Invalid issue number

Invalid errors, such as:

  • Issue number should be "1" or "2"

Allowed cardholder name characters

  • Maximum allowed: 32 characters
  • Alphanumeric characters
  • The signs ('), (-), (.) , (!), (£), ($), (%), (^), (*), ( )