Introduction of V-Preca VCC Japan
I’ve heard about the Japanese virtual card V-Preca for a long time, and today I’m going to give you a brief introduction to this virtual credit card. The card has another name: Lifecard, which is said to create 30 virtual cards a day, and while the account registration was successful, I don’t have the details yet, but that’s a very large number.
V-Preca account registration
Enter the official website and click on the [Register] button in the upper right corner, you need a native Japanese IP address to open the website.
Sign up with your email and then open the activation link in your email to go to the next step
Fill out the information, this step phone number is very important, the format must be 0xx-xxxx-xxxx, and be sure to remember the number you fill in, save it and use it when you log in.
How to create the V-Preca virtual card
Log in with your registered account
Click on this button to create a virtual card
Filling in some information is no longer supported through convenience store top-ups.
You can top up with Visa/MasterCard credit cards, but for some reason I didn’t get it to work.
Precautions for use
The V-Preca Virtual Card cannot be topped up with credit cards issued outside of Japan.
SMS verification is required for a top-up, account login, and card creation, so you must have a Japanese SIM card that can receive SMS.
The card must be used up within a year, and a monthly maintenance fee of 125 yen will be charged if the card is not used for more than three months.
A V-Preca account can create up to 10 virtual cards, each card can change card numbers three times a day, which equates to a total of 30 different virtual cards per day, which is enough for most people. I created five virtual cards, mainly to sign up for Amazon AWS, and there is a $1.00 pre-authorization fee, but I don’t get any alerts and the balance on my cards doesn’t decrease, which I think is a good thing since many other virtual cards don’t return the $1.00 deducted when you sign up for AWS.