Preparing for the 8-Digit BIN: Correct Table Usage for Transaction Routing
The introduction of the 8-digit BIN reinforces the importance of using the right tables for routing transactions.
Clients have asked Visa to explain what tables are available to ensure seamless and efficient routing, and how routing and the use of tables will change with the introduction of the new industry issuing BIN standard.
This course provides an overview of what acquirers and merchants need to consider for routing and processing given that 8-digit BINs are being introduced into the marketplace, including the importance of proper table usage, and what can happen if the correct tables are not used. The course also includes a comprehensive review of the Account Range Table (ARDEF), Routing Tables and the ACQ / ISS Identifier Table to explain their purpose and intended use.