Security

With Maestro®, you can carry all the money you want around safely
Maestro offers state-of-the-art technology to help keep your money safe at all times.

Maestro works hard to beat fraudsters and card thieves and we have stringent security measures in place. Below are some tips on how you can help avoid card fraud.1

At cash machines and in shops
If you enjoy shopping online with your Maestro debit card, MasterCard SecureCode™ will give you added protection against unauthorised use of your card.

  • Always check your statements carefully.
  • Never write down your PIN.
  • Make sure your card doesn't leave your sight, when making a transaction.

See more security tips >.

Shopping on the internet
If you enjoy shopping online with your Maestro debit card, MasterCard SecureCode™ will give you added protection against unauthorised use of your card.

Find out more about SecureCode >.

1In some countries you may be asked to sign a receipt (rather than enter your PIN) to complete your Maestro transaction.