ArmInfo.A new service is available for clients of VTB Bank (Armenia) - self-replacement of PIN-codes of bank cards through ATMs. As ArmInfo was told in the press service of the Bank, customers will be able to establish a single PIN for several of their cards at the same time and not to memorize a lot of different codes. This service also helps in cases when the client has a fear that the PIN-code of his card became known to a third party. The service of self-replacement of the PIN- code is provided free of charge.
Such a service will be useful to those clients who find it hard to remember the initial PIN code of their card set by the Bank. Independent replacement of the PIN-code is carried out in just a few steps, and will not cause difficulties for customers. It is only necessary to insert a card issued by the VTB Bank (Armenia) into the ATM, enter your current PIN code, select the "Change PIN" button in the ATM menu, enter a new PIN code and confirm it.
The ATM network of VTB Bank (Armenia) has 157 ATMs, of which 77 are installed in Yerevan and 80 in the regions of Armenia. Through ATMs of VTB Bank (Armenia) it is possible to carry out a number of operations, such as transfers from card to card, payment of utility bills, viewing of extracts.
According to the 16th issue of the analytical review "Armenian Banks in Card Business" prepared by ArmInfo, VTB Bank (Armenia) holds the leading position in terms of the number of active cards, both general and MasterCard and Visa, as well as the volume of plastic transactions. So, on October 1, 2017, the Bank has almost 334 thousand cards, of which over 181 thousand are MasterCard and about 153 thousand are Visa. For 9 months of 2017, the volume of plastic transactions on VTB Bank (Armenia) cards was 181.2 billion drams, of which about 93% or 167.2 billion are ATM transactions. The Bank managed to increase the volume of plastic transactions in the annual cut by 13.5%, and ATM transactions by 14%. Until 2013, VTB Bank (Armenia) issued and serviced only international VISA cards, and since September of that year, having become a full member of the international payment system MasterCard Worldwide, started issuing and servicing Cirrus / Maestro and MasterCard cards, along with servicing and local ArCa cards. VTB Bank (Armenia) has its own processing.
"VTB Bank (Armenia)" JSC became a participant of the international financial group VTB in April 2004. At present, VTB Bank, the second largest bank in Russia, owns 100% of VTB Bank (Armenia). The Bank is traditionally one of the leaders of the banking system of the Republic of Armenia in terms of key indicators. VTB Bank (Armenia) dominates the coverage of the branch network with 67 branches with presence not only in the capital (23) but also in all regions of the country (44), and the number of regional branches is maintained by leadership.