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Hey everyone,

I am doing some preliminary research on credit cards for a project I am working on. I am not at all familar with European Credit Cards. I heard that they have a chip for security. My question is, can you order items over the phone then using a credit card that has a chip? How does it work? Do you have to put in extra information. Thanks, I know it seem like a basic question, but when I try to google stuff I am not getting my answer.

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Canada uses the same chip and pin system.

The basic level of security in a shop is to present the card and enter the pin. For online purchases you have to enter the security code on the back of the card and usually have to use a system like Verified by Visa. My only experience over the phone is that they need to have your billing address and the one you give must exactly match the card file. I had a slight issue recently because my card says Mr Joshua E as my first name.

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