FAQ About EMV Credit Cards: Will Shops Start Rejecting Non-EMV Cards?


If you don’t yet possess an EMV card and are worried that your credit card will not be accepted in stores, there is no reason to fear. EMV card readers will be equipped with both chip and magnetic-stripe functions toaccommodate consumers who still use traditional credit cards. Less than half of all retailers are expected to have installed EMV readers by the end of 2015.