Find information about Credit/Debit and Prepaid cards starting from BIN number 422820.

422820 BIN/IIN number is issued by and it's a Visa Visa Platinum card and the country of issuing bank is Oman.

422820 BIN
BIN/IIN 422820
Brand Visa Visa Platinum
Type Debit
Category --
Bank --
Bank URL --
Country Oman
Country Short OM
Latitude 21.512583
Longitude 55.923255

What is a BIN Number?

The first 6 digit of a card is known as BIN Number. BIN stands for Bank Identification Number. It's a 6 digit code which identifies the financial institution that issued the Card to the card holder. It also referred as IIN (Issuer Identification Number). BIN can be used to identify issuing financial institution of a Credit Card, Debit Card, Prepaid Card and rewards Card.

Credit & Debit Card Number Format

As per ISO/IEC 7812, the length of Credit & Debit Card number can be upto 19 digits.


  • P - Major industry Identifier

  • Q - Issuing Financial Institution identifier

  • R - Account Identifier up to 12 digits

  • S - Checksum to validate Card Number.

Where PQQQQQ combined are known as BIN number or IIN code.

Uses of BIN Number

  1. It is commonly used by merchants to identify the card type and issuing bank of the Credit Card.

  2. It also helps in preventing Fraud. In case the Billing Address and the issuing country of the card is different, it may be a fraudulent transaction. With BIN search they can easily identify such transactions.