EMV Chip Technology

EMV Technology

U.S. Eagle will soon begin the transition to the Chip Card, also known as "smart card" and "EMV Card". Starting in March of 2016, members who have a U.S. Eagle Visa Credit Card should expect a new chip card. Chip cards are easy to use and help to protect against counterfeit and fraud. U.S. Eagle will initially issue chip cards with a chip on the front of the card and the familiar magnetic stripe on the back of the card. Chip Cards will continue to be compatible with existing non-chip capable devices. See below for instructions on how to use your chip enabled card.

   
   
   
   
How to make chip transactions at ATMs and Point of Sale Terminals
   
   

Insert your chip card into the ATM or point of sale terminal following the instructions on the terminal. It is important to leave your card in the terminal until the transaction is complete, usually only a few moments. If you remove your card too soon, the transaction will end and your purchase will not be processed.

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The terminal may require you to input your PIN or sign your sales receipt to complete your transaction.

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For sales transactions, the terminal will display your purchase amount.

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When your transaction is complete, it is important to remember to remove your card.

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