Mastercard did it. Discover did it. Even American Express made the switch. Now, finally, Visa is catching up with the trend and making a change to the way we make purchases.
Companies can now afford to get rid of signatures because enhanced security measures, like card chips, have made the once-useful step somewhat superfluous.
Making signatures "optional" isn't quite the same as eliminating them entirely (as other credit card companies did).
So... my Visa Signature credit card doesn’t need my signature anymore?— Fumin Yang (@fuminyang1) January 14, 2018