Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Fake Credit Card Generator illegal?

The simple answer is no, the Fake Credit Card Generator is not illegal.

We do not condone, support, or encourage illegal activity of any kind. We will cooperate with law enforcement organizations to assist in the prosecution of anyone that misuses the information we provide or that asks us to provide illegal materials, such as forged documents or genuine credit card numbers.

All of the information we provide, including credit card numbers and cvv2 numbers, are fake. They can't be used to make purchases online or to obtain employment. We cannot and will not provide genuine credit card numbers or cvv2 numbers.

Can I use your Credit Card numbers in my book, on my website, in my movie, in my video game, etc?

Absolutely! Please be sure to review the license first. You are required to give attribution to the Fake Credit Card Generator for any information you use from our website.

What can I use the Fake Credit Card Generator numbers for?

Thousands of individuals, companies, and government organizations have found useful and creative things to do with the Fake Credit Card Generator. Here are a few examples:

  • Quality test data can be hard to come by, especially with laws (such as HIPAA) preventing use of real data. Read more on the dangers of testing with real data.
  • Many websites, such message boards, are poorly designed, making it difficult for visitors from foreign countries to sign up for accounts. Using fake information, you can easily fill out the sign up forms and log in to the site.
  • Use fake information when filling out forms to avoid giving out personal information.
  • Generate a false credit card numbers to use as your bypass on the internet. This allows you to keep your real life and your internet life separate.
  • Generated credit cards can be used to test basic client-/server-side validation techniques without accidently processing a real card.

Where do these Credit Card numbers come from?

Credit card: We use Graham King's PHP credit card generator. This script creates a fake, but syntax valid, credit card number. The expiration date is randomly generated to be a date in the near future. We use inactive prefixes to ensure that these cards are not used for fraud. These credit card numbers do not reflect anyone's real credit card number.

What powers your site?

We have a dedicated server at LeaseWeb. We've been very satisfied with the service they provide and would recommend them to anyone looking for a stable web host with a responsive support team.

Our website is powered by PHP and MySQL.

Can I get a copy of the source code to your site?

No. We may eventually make it open-source, but currently it is a closed-source, copyrighted work.


Probably. Use the contact us page to let us know what you want and we'll see what we can do.