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How do contactless cards work?

Contactless cards offer convenience and flexibility. The contactless transaction technology embedded in them brings unique ease and speed to your purchases!

Moreover, contactless cards allow you to perform contactless transactions, i.e. transactions that do not require you to insert your card into the merchant’s POS terminal, easily, quickly and securely!

Specifically, to make a contactless transaction, you just hold your card close to the POS terminal with the contactless sign.

  • For purchases up to Euro 50*, the transaction is completed without the need for you to enter your card PIN.

For purchases over Euro 50*, you will be asked to enter your card’s PIN, after which your transaction will be completed immediately.

* in effect until 31.3.2021 

For completing a contactless transaction, your card never leaves your hands and you are not required to sign the transaction slip. The new technology offers convenience in your daily transactions, as these are carried out in record time!


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