Pay for transport and retail purchases of R200 or less using your Contactless enabled card. 

It’s easy

Customers can tap their cards on a contactless reader and their transaction is processed immediately.  

It's fast

Our tap-and-go technology can help you serve your customers faster, adding to your bottom line.

It's convenient

Customers can pay for small items using their contactless enabled cards quickly.

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Save on costs

Reduced cash on site, reduced cash handling costs.

  • Features

    • A contactless payment card is any pocket-sized card with an internal antenna, which communicates with a terminal via radio wave.
    • There’s no need to dip the card into a point-of-sale device and no PIN or signature is required.
    • The contactless feature is available as a stand-alone card or as a feature on certain debit and credit cards.
    • Look out for the contactless symbol find out if a customer’s card is contactless enabled. 
  • How to process a contactless payment

    • Your cashier should make sure a customer’s card is contactless enabled by looking out for the Contactless symbol.
    • Customer should tap or hold their contactless enabled card over the contactless card reader.
    • The reader will confirm payment and the customer will be issued a receipt.
  • How to get a contactless card reader

    To apply for a contactless card reader please contact Absa Merchant Services on 0860 111 222.

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Call us on:

0860 111 222

Email us at:

contactmerc@absa.co.za