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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

I live in NYC, and lived in DC recently I’m an NYC native that lived in/near DC for five years, and moved back a year and a half ago. Looking around, I don’t see any answers coming with quite so ...
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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

I live in Canada and I have in the past lived in the U.S. All my cards are chip & PIN, both U.S. and Canadian. Here's what you can expect: Most merchants in the U.S. that sell nonperishable ...
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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

American here. As others have pointed out, the terminals that work with chipped cards can handle chip-and-PIN transactions even though most Americans have chip-and-signature cards with magstripes for ...
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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

Based on my recent trip to the US, there are two things you may notice are different from europe, and one of them might cause a problem: The payment amount is usually set after authorisation, rather ...
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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

Living in the US, I just checked my accounting for the last year, and there is only a single place where you cannot pay with card touch / apple pay / google pay: Walmart. They do allow inserted chip ...
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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

Don't run it as debit There are high fees if you do, as it is treated as a cash advance. The problem is you are trying to process the card as "credit". You're not wrong that most US credit ...
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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

I'm an American living in the US Midwest and I'd say that the vast majority of my card purchases in the last year or two have been chip+PIN or touch+PIN*. There are still places that require a ...
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What is the state of chip+PIN cards in the US?

All EMV terminals allow C+P cards, even if some can be configured to not allow C+S cards (in the US that doesn't happen often, but can happen in Europe). What you referred to as your understanding ...
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Does a Visa/MasterCard issued by a non-Russian bank work via Samsung Pay in Russia?

From personal experience, Apple Pay and foreign Mastercard/VISA credit cards don't work in Russia currently. The same is probably true for Samsung Pay. You'd either need a Russian bank card/account or ...
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