5 May 2004
The Bank has completed certification of the MasterCard chip cards and started issuing joint bankcards MasterCard Standard and MasterCard Gold with the lifetime of 2 years.
The Bank has performed all necessary upgrading of the processing centre software and terminal equipment for acceptance of microchip cards.
At the moment Vozrozhdeniye issues VISA Smart Debit/ Credit microchip cards.
For today the volume of issue amounted to 450,000 bankcards, including 108,000 cards of the MasterCard system. The Bank provides services to 688 merchant enterprises and bankcards can be cashed at 263 ATMs and 318 cash payment offices.