New Citi Cards with Chip and PIN Technology Are Coming

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Published December 30, 2014

The State of New York, in partnership with Citibank, is migrating to the latest Chip and PIN credit card technology.

An encrypted microprocessor is imbedded in the Chip and PIN cards, to help combat potential fraud.  Your card will be reissued in the Chip and PIN format beginning in January 2015.

Continue to use your current card.  We will contact you with more details about the changeover to the new card.