Visa BIN list Visa Credit Cards — First National - IIN 457896

Credit card numbers that start with the Issuer Identification Number (IIN) 457896 are Visa credit cards issued by First National in South Africa. First National issues cards under a total of eleven IIN numbers including this one, so some card numbers issued by First National may start with IIN numbers from one of these other ranges. You can view a list of all eleven of First National's IIN numbers here. For more information, call First National at (086) 011-2244.

First National
credit card chip
4578 Valid Thru 08/2025
John Q. Cardholder
Card Scheme Visa
Bank Name First National
Card Type CREDIT
IIN 457896
Card Number 4578 96XX XXXX XXXX
Bank Phone (086) 011-2244
Bank Country South Africa

Anatomy of a First National Visa Credit Card Number

While credit card number may seem like a random string of digits, they actually contain a large amount of valuable data about the card that can be used for validation and verification purposes.

Digit 1 — The MII

The first digit of the card is known as the MII digit, and indicates the credit card's scheme. In this case, the MII of 4 indicates that this is a Visa card.

Digits 1-6 — The IIN / BIN

The first six digits of the card number, inclusive of the MII, are called the IIN (Issuer Identification Number) or BIN (Bank Identification Number). This sequence uniquely identifies the bank that issued the card. In this case, the IIN of 457896 indicates that this card was issued by First National in South Africa.

Digits 7-15 — The Account Number

Digits 7-15 of the credit card number contain the Primary Account Number, or PAN, issued by the bank to uniquely identify the account holder. These 8 digits are the most important part of the credit card number.

Digit 16 — The Check Digit

The last digit of the card number (the 16th digit in most cases) is the check digit, which is calculated by applying a mathematical formula called the Luhn algorithm to the preceding portions of the account number. While not actually part of the account number itself, the check digit is essential to allow easy validation of card numbers and detection of typos, missed digits, etc.

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