Beginning January 1, 2015, those paying in Indonesia by credit card will be required to authorize their purchase via a 6-digit PIN number.
The change in policy is being introduced by Bank Indonesia and applies to all credit card users who Indonesia who will be required to both sign for their purchases and manually input a secret 6-digit PIN code.
Credit holders in Indonesia should contact their banks in advance of the January 1, 2015 deadline to secure the necessary PIN number.
Foreign visitors using credit cards issued abroad will also be require to utilize a PIN number to consummate the purchases.
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