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Financial Instant Issuance

In the past year, more than 15 millions cards have been issued by financial institutions in the US using Datacard® instant issuance solutions. With more than 20,000 branch installations worldwide (more than 11,000 in the US), this is an optimum time for financial organizations to offer instant issuance to their customers. Instant issuance allows you to put ready-to-use, permanent cards in your customers' hands instantly at the time of opening an account. This provides instant purchasing power with immediately activate cards.

Datacard Group offers flexibility and options for instant issuanceincluding the software and hardware installed directly at the branch level; or through a cloud-based service model. Both models complement centralized card production capabilities and can integrate with more than 47 card management systems and network activation switches. Datacard fully integrated platform combines hardware, software, supplies and consulting into a seamless, secure, scalable solution.


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Datacard Financial Instant Issuance Overview
Datacard Financial Instant Issuance Brochure

Datacard® financial instant issuance solutions provide banks, credit unions, retailers and other financial card issuers with powerful new ways to drive revenue and engage consumers. Imagine the power of a consumer walking into one of your locations and—within minutes—walking out with a highly personalized, permanent payment card or mobile wallet with purchasing power.

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Key Benefit: Increase Revenue Opportunities

  • Attract new cardholders
  • Raise card activation rates
  • Increase card usage
  • Gain loyalty and top-of-wallet placement
  • Reduce paper, postage and mailing costs
  • Cross-sell other products and services
  • Lower card printing and inventory expenses

Key Benefit: Maximize Cardholder Convenience;
Give Consumers What They Want

  • Issue and activate permanent cards for immediate use
  • Provide instant purchasing power
  • Issue new replacement cards quickly
  • Offer a choice of card designs
  • Deliver information and education directly to cardholders

Datacard® CardWizard® Software
World's Best-Selling Instant Issuance Software

Datacard CardWizard software

With more than 7,500+ financial instant issuance product installations worldwide, Datacard® CardWizard® issuance software is today’s best-selling solution for instant issuance of Visa® and MasterCard® debit and credit cards. It offers compatibility with most card management systems and card authorization systems.

Any Card, Any Device, Any Way You Choose
Datacard Provides the Broadest Range of Offerings

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Datacard Group offers everything you need for a successful instant issuance program, including software, systems, supplies and a full range of consultative services and technical support. We configure fully integrated solutions to align with the way you want to do business. Instant issuance offerings include:

Datacard CE870 Printer

More information about Datacard's instant issuance printers and embosser.

Smart Card and Mobile Payments Simplified

Datacard issuance solutions simplify the deployment of EMV® smart card programs, mobile payments and m-commerce offerings. The robust nature of the issuance hardware and software allow upgrading for these initiatives to be quick and easy.


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