GCash introduces its new MasterCard with EMV

GCash, Globe’s own micropayment service, gives its reloadable prepaid card a needed upgrade. Their magnetic stripe only cards now have a built-in EMV chip technology for better security.


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The new GCash MasterCard with EMV also comes with Beep for compatibility with Metro Manila’s unified ticketing on major transportation systems. EMV stands for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, the trio that created the standard but it’s now managed and used by more major payment companies.

The GCash MasterCard with EMV is available for Php150 while the added Beep feature will cost Php210. These new cards are already available through Globe stores with GCash booths. You may check out the listing here 23.


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This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

14 Responses

  1. Avatar for Mikaela Mendoza Mikaela Mendoza says:

    Hi G-Cash please help how much?

  2. Avatar for erlinda sy erlinda sy says:

    how and where to avail my new emv card can you deliver it to my address?

  3. Avatar for Leslie Esquivel Leslie Esquivel says:

    Just got my new Gcash Mastercard thru LBC for free. Wala kong binayaran kahit magkano. Nakaka sad lang kasi wala siyang name ko and ung beepcard feature tulad ng dati kong card.

  4. Avatar for Edralyn Edralyn says:

    Pwede po mka avail ng gcash

  5. Avatar for Aina Aina says:

    Bat ganito, May Charges ang pag-add ng card as payment method? Lahat na charge ako, sa itunes, GRAB, UBER and Lazada? 50 pesos per add. Ahaha Nawalan na ako agad ng 200 wala pa akong nabibili

  6. Avatar for jesus mongcal jesus mongcal says:

    hi gcash… i would like to ask if what is the time can replenish gcash or deposit gcash.

  7. Avatar for Lou Lou says:

    According to 2882, if you have existing Gcash card, you need to unlink it from your mobile number. You need to buy a new card first at a Gcash booth and then ask them to unlink it from your current number. Then, they will link the new card to your number.

  8. Avatar for ezekiel ezekiel says:

    nahan tama ka na hindi tayo dapat singilin dyan ng extra charges. sa pag paplit emv cards isinabatas na ng BSP yang switching of emv cards. actually pwede silang kasuhan ng BSP sa pinagagagawa nila

  9. Avatar for Syntax Syntax says:

    Paano yung may lumang GCash Mastercard? Kailangan ulit magbayad?

  10. Avatar for Brendan Brendan says:

    Got mine last week at SM San Lazaro for 250 php because it has “free sim” that costs 40 php when bought on retail. Hay Globe. Sabi pa nila palagyan na lang daw namin ng pangalan sa ibang branch kasi wala silang nung machine. At least pwede na rin loadan yung Beep sa Family Mart. :)

  11. Avatar for Nathan Nathan says:

    Other cards switching to EMV doesn’t charge their customers. It’s suppose to be free! This is a move by MasterCard, its sad that customers have to pay just to adjust.

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