A goodwill protocol was signed between Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality affiliate BELBIM and the Interbank Card Center to integrate Istanbulkart's domestic and national payment system with TROY. Thus, ”İstanbulkart UM, which has 18 million active users; The first step was taken to use it as a shopping card in all business places such as markets, restaurants, cafeterias. In addition, Istanbulkart, without the need for a bank card can be used to withdraw money from all ATMs or deposit. Turkey across the; 50 is at the ATM and around 2,4 million payment points over a thousand, worldwide; 190 country, 2 million ATM and 42 will turn into an international prepaid card that can be used at more than a million points.
The first step was taken for Istanbulkart, which was developed by BELBİM AŞ, a subsidiary of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, for domestic and international purchases. A goodwill protocol was signed between BELBİM AŞ and Interbank Card Center (BKM) to integrate Istanbulkart with TROY. TROY, a domestic and national payment system, can be traded from all ATMs via POS devices.
ISTANBULKART TRANSFORMES THE ”CITY LIVING CARD İSTANBUL
With that being used for the first time in years 2007 istanbulkart public transportation in Turkey has been switched to electronic payment systems. Later on, in order to transform Istanbulkart into a ”City Life Card X that could be used in all payments, the Bank obtained a license to operate from the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BRSA). Thus Istanbulkart in the first place; İSPARK, İBB Social Facilities, BELTUR's cafeterias and pavilions were made compatible with the payment system. Now begins the use of Turkey and the world.
TROY SPECIFIC EASE OF PAYMENT EVERYWHERE WITH ISTANBULKART!
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has already taken the first step to make Istanbulkart available for all purchases, with 18 million active users. A goodwill protocol was signed between BELBİM A.Ş. and Interbank Card Center (BKM) on 28.03.2019. With this protocol, İstanbulkart will be integrated with TROY payment system. Payments made from POS devices with credit card or debit card will be compatible with İstanbulkart. Citizens will pay the public transportation fee with Istanbulkart in their pocket, and they will be able to pay in all establishments such as markets, restaurants, cafeterias. Istanbulkart payments will be made in single shots. TROY-equipped Istanbul card works are planned to be completed by the end of this year.
CAN BE USED IN ALL ATMs
If there is a Istanbul card, you will not need to carry your bank cards. Thanks to withdraw money from any ATM across Turkey TROY property or deposit can be made. Istanbulkart'ın account how much balance, the nearest ATM cash withdrawals can be made.
SHOPPING BY ISTANBULKART
Turkey in general in more than a thousand ATMs and approximately 50 2,4 million payment points,
Worldwide; 190 country, 2 million ATM and 42 will turn into an international prepaid card that can be used at more than a million points.
Istanbulkart was integrated with TROY, a domestic and national payment method, and it was aimed to keep the financial gains of public transport and payment transactions within the country borders and to create a payment tool at all points using the domestic software infrastructure at all points.