Transact with BDO’s new and more secure EMV-chip debit cards

Sep 28, 2017 | Same topic: Up-to-date consumer reports
Protecting yourself from debit card fraud with BDO’s new EMV cards.

A large number of Filipinos have been using BDO Unibank Inc’s EMV-chip debit cards (Europay MasterCard Visa) for decades now. In fact, many of these ATM debit cards have been used to serve not only a flexible cash withdrawal service but a convenient payment method to purchase everyday items like goods, services, gas for your vehicle or the like.

BDO's EMV Debit Card official poster

A large number of Filipinos have been using BDO Unibank Inc’s EMV-chip debit cards for decades now

Yet for all their benefits, the magnetic stripe-only ATM debit cards have a drawback – the owners of these cards are most likely to fall for electronic and counterfeit fraud, skimming and many different types of fraud. Which is why there has been a procedure or regulatory for consumer protection. According to latest consumer reports, the BDO is urging its customers to shift to the new and safer debit card systems. With these more secure EMV-chip ATM debit cards, you can fully gain considerable advantage from utilizing its safer banking and anti-fraud EMV-certified ATM network.

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One of the banks who coped with this demanding situation by completely retrofitting its EMV-chip network is BDO Unibank. In case you’re unaware, the bank has provided the EMV-chip debit cards since Q3, 2016, free of charge to its account holders. This helps the bank’s clients enjoy the unmatched convenience and complete peace of mind when doing banking transactions and other high-value electronic transactions.

From now on, customers can use over 4,000 BDO’s EMV-certified ATMs nationwide to withdraw cash advance by using the new EMV-chip ATM debit card. In addition, one can pay for gas or groceries via the card’s Electronic Payment System. This method has the same security system provided for the EMV-chip to make you be left with the same feeling of being safe and protected.

BDO Unibank Inc’s EMV-chip debit cards

The BDO is urging its customers to shift to the new and safer debit card systems

While the new EMV-chip debit cards are all set and ready to serve BDO’s retail customers, the EMV-chip cards for the bank’s corporate and payroll customers will be available by the end of this year (December 31, 2017).

So the next action is to immediately visit your preferred brand of account to avail of the more secure EMV-chip ATM debit card. For concerns, call the BDO’s customer service. 

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