Introducing Chip Cards



Afena will start issuing chip-enabled Visa debit cards on June 1, 2016 as our current debit cards expire. Any cards opened or replaced on or after June 1 will enjoy the added security of chip-enabled cards.

This tiny chip protects your card information in a big way.

Receive an enhanced level of security. When you use your card at a chip-enabled terminal, the embedded chip protects your information by creating a unique code for each transaction.

Enjoy global acceptance. More places than ever no accept Visa debit cards. Whether you check out using chip technology or swipe your card, you can pay with confidence worldwide.


Q: What is a chip-enabled debit card?

A: Your Afena Visa debit card now features chip technology. You'll receive an enhanced level of security as well as global acceptance.

Q: How does chip technology protect my information?

A: Every time you use your card at a chip-enabled terminal, the embedded chip generates a unique transaction code. This prevents stolen date from being fraudulently used.

Q: Where can is I use a chip-enabled card?

A: You can use your chip-enabled card at millions of places that accept Visa debit card, at home and abroad.

Q: Can I still swipe my chip-enabled card to pay?

A: Yes. If a merchant is not yet chip-enabled, simply continue to swipe your card to pay.

If you have any questions or concerns about your new chip-enabled Afena Visa debit card, please call us at 765.664.8089.

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