EMV, also known as chip, was developed by Europay, MasterCard and Visa over 20 years ago. A chip card is a standard-size plastic card with a magnetic strip and small microprocessor embedded into the card. The microchip is encrypted and covered by gold or silver colored contact plate.
Below, please find some helpful information to guide you through the transition. You can also view our FAQs pertaining to EMV (Chip Cards).
Introducing Visa chip technology – confidence in a smarter world (new window/tab)
Visa Chip Cards – A Simple, Secure and Smart Way to Pay
How to Use an EMV Chip Card from Your Credit Union (new window/tab)
How to use EMV smart chip credit cards (new window/tab)
Using Your EMV Card FAQs (PDF – new window/tab)
Consumers Learn How to Use a Chip Card (GoChipCard.com) (PDF – new window/tab)