Card Network Identifiers Approved for use with Payment Request API

This registry is no longer maintained because the Web Payments Working Group has discontinued work on Basic Card Payment.

Basic Card Payment, previously published by the W3C Web Payments Working Group, defined supportedNetworks as a sequence of card network identifiers accepted by the payee. The Working Group decided to publish its approved list as a separate "live" resource, outside of the specification. This was the Working Group's list of approved card network identifiers.

Approved Card Network Identifiers

This was the list of card network identifiers approved for usage by the Web Payments Working Group. Appearance in this list was not a guarantee that a particular browser or other user agent recognized the identifier as a supportedNetwork.

Each identifier was meant to correspond to a "BIN range." The assignment of these ranges is managed outside of W3C. W3C provided this registry of identifiers as a convenience and relied on industry practices to correctly map these identifiers to BIN ranges.

Change Policy

Non-editorial changes to this document were approved through a decision of the Web Payments Working Group. The policy intended to create a lightweight approval process for short strings under these conditions: they accurately reflect a network's name, do not create confusion, and do not duplicate an existing identifier.


Last modified: $Date: 2021/08/26 14:33:02 $