Card Technology


Visa chip cards bring more advanced card technology to the U.S.

Although magnetic stripe cards remain the standard in the U.S., more than 177 countries, including most of Europe, are transitioning to contact and contactless chip cards. Visa is making these secure and convenient technologies available in the U.S.

Visa payWave >

Visa chip cards may also have the Visa payWave feature - a secure, fast, and easy way to pay for everyday purchases.

Issuers that offer Visa payWave >

Visa Chip >

Visa chip cards give you exceptional international acceptance and security benefits.