Start using your New Catalyst Credit Union Interac Flash® member card immediately!

Introducing the new Catalyst Credit Union Interac Flash Member Card!  The new cards have a design that is unique to Catalyst Credit Union and has the latest Interac Flash® technology!

Start using your new card immediately!

If you’ve received a new Catalyst Credit Union Member Card® in the mail, that means your old card is about to expire.  In order to ensure you don’t experience any service disruptions with online banking and/or point of sale purchases, please begin using your new Catalyst Credit Union Member Card immediately with your existing pin number!  If you haven’t received your card, don’t worry, you will be receiving it in the mail in the next six months.

Our new Member Card debit card has Interac Flash® technology which enables cardholders to pay for everyday purchases quickly, securely and conveniently with a simple ‘tap’!

Interac Flash® service is a fast and convenient way to pay for everyday purchases at the point-of-sale. Interac Flash® technology is built using the highest security available for contactless payments protecting it from electronic pickpocketing attacks.

Interac Flash® service is a fast and convenient way to pay for everyday purchases securely at select merchants, without having to insert your card or enter your Personal Identification Number (PIN).

How to use INTERAC Flash†

First, the business point of sale must support the Interac Flash® service and then use the following steps:

  • Simply hold your card against the terminal’s screen or a minimum of 4 cm away
  • Hold until a beep and/or an approved message appears on the screen, this will indicate that your transaction has been completed

For extra security, whenever the spend limit for Interac Flash® transactions is reached, you will be prompted to enter your PIN, to validate that you are the legitimate cardholder.  Interac Flash® technology is built using the highest security available for contactless payments protecting it from electronic identity theft.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the security features of Interac Flash

CLICK HERE for frequently asked questions about Interac Flash

 

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