A Canadian first for instant issuance of a full, chip and pin, EMV permanent credit card in a retail environment
TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - IA360°, a full-service instant issuance solutions provider, today announced the launch of the Instant Issuance Kiosk – a process to remove lengthy approvals and delivery when applying for a credit card. Today's announcement marks the first time a retail bank in a Canadian grocery store has provided instant credit card issuance of a full, chip and pin, EMV permanent credit card in-store, making everyday banking even more simple for Canadians.
An exclusive pilot program with President's Choice Financial® is now live in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia and will launch in additional markets across Canada within the coming months.
"The ability to issue customers a credit card within minutes provides Canadians with convenient everyday banking options – right where they buy their groceries. Our goal is to make card issuance a simplified process by decreasing the two-week lag time between applications and when a customer receives and is able to use their new card," said Geoff Conant, Founder and Managing Partner, IA360°. "We're excited to work with PC Financial in delivering this new and innovative service to Canadians."
The timely credit card turnaround was made possible through the innovative technology and strategy provided by IA360°.
An industry innovator in Service, Technology & Data, IA360° is a full-service solutions provider that gives organizations the competitive edge to be leaders in today's fast-paced environment. The company takes the guess work out of Instant Issuance, combining cutting-edge technology with full-service solutions to issue credit, debit, pre-paid & loyalty cards anywhere. With a focus on real-time service and in-depth support, IA360° removes all of the challenges of connecting major North American financial institutions immediately with their customers. For more information check out: www.IA360.com