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Address Verification and CVV Check Response Codes - Payment processing

The CVV/AVS result is a 3-digit value, indicating the result of checking the three or four digit card verification values, and the address details supplied during authorisation. Each response digit representing a different check.

The first value is the CVV check, the second is the Address and the third is the Postcode.

Response Code
Description

0

Not checked

1

Check was not available

2

Full match

3

Partial match

4

Not matched

5

Error

Example response
CVV match results
Address verification results
Postcode match results

232

Full match

Partial match

Full match

400

Not matched

Not checked

Not checked

Please note:
  • A partial match is only possible for the address or postcode data, not for CVV check

  • Not all banks support all these checks, in which case the results will be either 0 or