As of 2015, some types of MasterCard prepaid gift card must be registered before they can be used. Other benefits of registering a card online at MasterCard.com include zero liability for fraudulent purchases, card replacement if the card is lost or stolen, and the ability to load additional funds.
In most cases, MasterCard requires that customers enter their personal information, such as their names and mailing addresses, to register MasterCard prepaid cards. Terms and conditions regarding activation and registering vary based on the type of MasterCard prepaid gift card received.
Customers can learn more about card registration, find current contact information and request assistance by visiting MasterCard.com.