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V PAY – the European debit card

Created by Visa Europe, V PAY is a new European debit card based entirely on chip and PIN.


Read the latest news about V PAY on
V PAY Today: Issue 13

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Because it takes full advantage of the latest chip and PIN technology, it is cost-effective for banks to implement, efficient for merchants to accept, and secure for cardholders to use.

Banks from around Europe have begun to issue V PAY cards and add its logo to their domestic debit cards.  In doing so, they are creating a more open, more consistent European debit market. 

V PAY cards can be used, in the same secure way in every country, at millions of merchants and ATMs throughout Europe.

This website tells you more about V PAY.

  • Merchants
    More about the benefits of accepting V PAY
  • Cardholders
    More about V PAY and its benefits
  • Video
    (Windows media, 10Mb)
    This video will give you an overview of V PAY.
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