Instant Issuance

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Getting customers up and running quickly with a new payment card is essential in a world in which everyone wants everything NOW.

To achieve this, you’ll need a state of-the-art EMV instant issuance solution combining ease of use with a high level of security. Instant issuance means just that: the card is issued and activated on the spot and can be used there and then. It’s essential for today’s market, enabling financial institutions to get new customers up and running with their bank card instantly. What’s more, it can also be used for emergency card replacement, giving existing customers the peace of mind that they can continue with their daily life, even after their card has been lost or stolen.

The benefits of instant issuance to financial institutions include:

  • Improved customer acquisition and card activation rates;
  • Increased card usage;
  • Significant cost savings;
  • Opportunity to differentiate offerings.

Expert approach

This scalable solution builds on Gemalto’s expert knowledge of running numerous EMV instant issuance projects worldwide – including one that involved a 1,000-strong branch network producing more than 3 million EMV cards a year. This means you can be confident that you are dealing with a supplier that can flex to meet your needs, however big or small.

Gemalto’s comprehensive solution includes software and hardware together with onsite installation and services. Alternatively, lnstant lssuance can be provided as a Solution as a Service (SaaS) through Gemalto’s secure data center, offering attractive pay-per-use pricing.

Thanks to its flexibility, it is easy to expand from mainstream to instant issuance and to benefit from additional Gemalto services, such as VMI, All About me and PIN by SMS.

The solution also packs built-in support for a wide range of equipment from key vendors such as Matica, Evolis, HID, Magtek, Zebra, CIM and DataCard. It’s simple to integrate with back-office systems and tailored to the needs of each card issuer.

Security and convenience

Financial institutions can benefit from peace of mind by using this highly secure solution. It has been designed according to Visa and MasterCard security requirements and is PCI-DSS compliant, ensuring that data management is fully protected. Plus it offers end-to-end data encryption during the entire card issuance process. Gemalto has full control of the card issuance process, thanks to a comprehensive monitoring and user activity log, whose integrity is always preserved. It also offers accurate user management and segregation of duties.

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    Instant Issuance