When registering for 3D Secure it is important to make sure that

  • The Identity Card or Passport number entered are the same as the one held on record by HSBC Bank Malta plc. Please enter numbers only, e.g. 12345 instead of 12345M and 2345 instead of AB23CD45.
  • Do not enter any ZEROS in front of passport/id number ( as the system will not accept these).
  • Please enter your date of birth in the format DDMMYY.


The MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by VISA online authentication systems offer added security when you use your MasterCard and VISA credit cards or the VISA Electron debit card online.

These authentication systems are enabled on websites featuring the following logos.

Mastercard and Verified by Visa logos

You will be required to register for MasterCard SecureCode or Verified by VISA systems when you use your card on websites featuring these logos. You only have to register each card once.

For Registration (using the activation code) and for Assisted Registration (using a temporary password issued by our Contact Centre) please click on the following links:

MasterCard SecureCode

Verified by VISA

Apply online

Apply online through Personal Internet Banking

Please click on below link for instructions and to apply for your activation code.


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