Multiple Card Types
Certain card issuers share the same Issuer Identification Number (IIN) - e.g Discover, Maestro and China Union all have an IIN starting with '62'. Therefore in some cases our validator will return multiple results.
We'll verify your number against the Luhn Algorithm to see if it is valid.
The MII is the first digit of a credit card number which represents the category of entity who issued the card.
The PAN is made up of the seventh digit on — everything except the last number on your card.
It is a tool that verifies card numbers by running a computer algorithm (usually Luhn Checksum) to check the validity and can also return the card type by analyzing the Major Industry Identifier of the card.