Tap to Pay

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Look for the Contactless Symbol Contactless Symbol page icon on the store’s checkout terminal.


When prompted, bring your card within a few inches of the Contactless Symbol Contactless Symbol page icon.


Get the OK—a “beep,” checkmark, or green light—and go!
The “tap to pay” feature on your contactless card allows you to make quick, easy payments in seconds! When you receive your contactless Visa® Check, CashPoints® Global (CPG) or Credit card, you will be able to tap your card against a merchant’s contactless-enabled checkout terminal to complete a transaction.

Contactless cards can be used any of the following three ways.

  • Tap to pay
  • Insert EMV chip
  • Swipe card

Question & Answers

Look for the Contactless Indicator Contactless Indicator page icon on the front of your card to confirm your card can perform the tap to pay transactions.

You can tap to pay at any merchant terminal that has the Contactless Symbol Contactless Symbol page icon .
Yes. If you do not see the Contactless Symbol on the checkout terminal, you can still use the contactless card by inserting the chip or swiping the card.
No. You can still insert the chip or swipe the card to complete a transaction if you do not want to use tap to pay.
Yes, tap to pay transactions use the same security standards as traditional EMV chip cards. For every tap to pay transaction, a new and unique transaction code is created by the card and the merchant terminal that secures your payment information. Once the transaction is completed, the code for that specific transaction cannot be used again.
If your information is skimmed, the transaction code would not be valid for future use; therefore, the information captured would be incorrect.
1 The Contactless Symbol and Contactless Indicator are trademarks owned by and used with permission of EMVCo. LLC