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Verified by Visa

Protect your Great Western Bank Visa Debit and Credit Card online purchases with Verified by Visa. This free, east-to-use service confirms your identity with an extra password when you make an online purchase. There's no fee for this service and no additional software or downloads are required. Verified by Visa is just one more way Great Western Bank is assuring the security of you and your account.

How it works

Step 1: Shop at participating online merchants

Look for online merchants that display the Verified by Visa symbol - it's your assurance that your transaction will have an added layer of protection.

Step 2: Activate Verified by Visa while you shop

If you haven't already activated Verified by Visa for your Great Western Bank Visa and Credit card, you'll be prompted to during the checkout process at participating online merchants. You'll be asked to verify your identity and create your unique Verified by Visa password for each card you use for purchasing. It’s that easy!

Once your card has been activated, your card number will be recognized whenever you shop at a participating Verified by Visa merchant. Simply enter your password in the Verified by Visa window and your identity will be verified to ensure a secure transaction. If a merchant is not enrolled in Verified by Visa your card will work as normal.

For a list of participating online stores, visit the Places to Shop.

Step 3: Enjoy enhanced security

Be sure to enroll all your Great Western Bank Debit and Credit Cards to ensure  increased protection while shopping online.

Register Now!

If you're ready to activate Verified by Visa now, click here to get started.