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.

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