To get a Chase Freedom Flex PIN, call the number on the back of the Chase Freedom Flex card and ask customer service for a PIN.
Best Way to Get a Chase Freedom Flex Credit Card PIN
Call Chase customer service at 1-800-297-4970 or call the number on the back of your Chase Freedom Flex credit card.
Inform the representative that you want a credit card PIN.
Receive the PIN in the mail, over text, or by email. It’s unlikely that Chase Freedom Flex customer service will be able to provide a PIN over the phone.
If your credit card had a PIN in the past, but you’ve forgotten or misplaced it, Chase may tell you to look for the PIN before they generate a new one. It may be listed in credit card-related mailings or your online account. And if you need a PIN for a cash advance, it’s important to note that cash advances have high fees and interest rates, so you’ll generally want to avoid them whenever possible.
Finally, keep in mind that even though the Chase Freedom Flex credit card has PIN capabilities, it’s still a signature-preferred credit card. This means it may not work at unattended kiosks abroad, like in a train station or parking garage, but you should have little trouble elsewhere.
No, Chase Freedom Flex doesn’t use chip-and-PIN technology. Chase Freedom Flex is a chip-and-signature card, which means cardholders may need to provide their signature for verification when paying with this card in person.
Chip-and-PIN cards instead require a 4-digit PIN for verification. Both chip-and-PIN and chip-and-signature credit cards are secure, but chip-and-PIN is slightly more secure because it’s easier to fake a signature than to guess a PIN.… read full answer
When is a Chase Freedom Flex PIN useful:
Even though Chase Freedom Flex isn’t a chip-and-PIN card, you can still request a PIN for cash advance purposes. You will need this PIN if you ever want to withdraw cash from your credit line at an ATM. Cash advances are expensive, but they’re useful in emergency situations, so it’s good to have a PIN just in case. You can get one by calling (800) 297-4970.
In general, you shouldn’t need a PIN to make a purchase with a live cashier in the U.S. or abroad (though it could make things more convenient internationally). The only time you may absolutely need a PIN for a purchase is if you use certain unmanned machines in foreign countries, such as ticket kiosks or gas pumps.
It only takes a minute or two to activate a Chase credit card, and you’ll be able to make purchases with your card as soon as you do. If you don’t activate your Chase credit card, you may run into problems trying to use it.
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