What is a card holder?

The Cardholder is the entity that you issue cards to. In general, it is the Legal Entity that is linked to the Account Holder to which a Payment Instrument (card) is issued. It is not to be confused with an Authorized Card User.

To distinguish  a cardholder from an authorized card user, consider the example in which a card is issued to a company. The company in this example is the Cardholder. An employee using the card can be considered the authorized card user.

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