Can I use the SkimProt Protective Sticker with any type of a bank card?

The protective Sticker can be used with any type of bank card, which has a chip.

Can I use my bank car without the SkimProt Ptotective sticker?

If you have to use your bank card without the Protective Sticker, you can carefully remove it and stick it back on the magnetic stripe afterwards. We do not recommend doing this more than 4-5 times.

How long does the SkimProt Protective Sticker last for?

The life span of the Protective Sticker is similar to the one of a bank card – 2-3 years.

How many times can I remove the SkimProt Protective Sticker?

When done with precision you can remove it and stick it back on the card between 4-5 times.

I am going to experience any problems using my bank cart with a SkimProt Protective Sticker?

The functionality of the sticker depends on the country where it will be used. There is a possibility that a certain country’s infrastructure has not migrated to reading chips. Therefore, the ATM will not be able to read the card in the presence of the protective sticker. In case you have questions regarding a specific country, please do not hesitate to contact us via the contact form.

Does to SkimProt Protective Sticker work on all POS terminals and ATMs?

The protective sticker works on all ATMs and POS terminals, who’s infrastructure and software have migrated to chip reading.

Does the SkimProt Protective Sticker protect me from RFID skimming?

No, the protective sticker protects your magnetic stripe from being unlawfully scanned. It does not protect you from RFID skimming. This is what the Card Guard can be used for.

Has the SkimProt Protective Sticker been tested in independant laboratories?

Yes, the protective sticker has been tested in a number of independent laboratories in Bulgaria, as well as abroad. The tests prove the effectiveness and durability of the product. The actual certificates can be found in the product description page.

Can I use the SkimProt Card Guard with any type of a bank card?

You can use the Card Guard with any type of a contactless bank card.

How many cards does the SkimProt Card Guard protect?

При поставяне на защитната карта между две банкови карти, продуктът защитава и двете.

How long do the SkimProt Card Guard and e-Passport Guard last for?

The Card Guard and e-Passport Guard do not have an expiration date. The products are highly durable and can be used numerous times.

Can I use my bank card without the SkimProt Card Guard?

In order to use the contactless function of your bank card  you should always distance the Card Guard from it in order to complete a transaction. At that moment you card will be unprotected.

Can I use the Card Guard insted of e-Passport Guard to protect my passport?

No, you cannot use the Card Guard to protect you passport. The protective card has to cover the whole surface of the passport.

How many passports does the e-Passport Guard protect?

e-Passport Guard protects only 1 biometric passport.

Защо да си купя SkimProt, като банката ми застрахова загубите от скимиране?

Доказването на скимиране е много труден и бавен процес. Понякога доказването, че не сте били на мястото на теглене, особено ако то е в страната на прибирваване, този процес може да е много дълъг, изтощителен и неприятен. За да си спестите главоболията, можете с един продукт да бъдете напълно защитени.

Can I simply put some tape/sticker over the magnetic stripe of my bank card.

No, applying simply tape/sticker on the magnetic stripe of the bank card will not protect your bank card. It will in fact cause your card to malfunction. When you insert your bank card in an ATM, is looks for the necessary information first in the magnetic stripe. If there is tape over the magnetic stripe, the ATM will not find any information and will not recognise your card as a bank card. Therefore, you will not be able to complete a transaction.

Can I not burn my bank card’s RFID chip.

We do not advice you to try and burn you bank card’s RFID chip. It is not located in the same place for every single bank card. The act of burning could harm the overall functionality of the bank card.

Isn’t it enough to hide my PIN code when withdrawing money?

Unfortunately, hiding your PIN code is not enough to protect your bank card. Fraudsters sometimes place a second pad, thus retrieving your PIN code even if you are hiding it from the camera.

Can I become a distributor of SkimProt Ltd.’s products in another country?

SkimProt Ltd.’s team is always looking for expanding in new marks, where we can develop out products. Please do not hesitate to contact us via the contact form.