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Contactless cards

Contactless. Effortless.

All first direct Visa Debit and Credit cards feature Visa payWave technology - look for this symbol on the front of your debit or credit card.

Make payments up to £30, simply by tapping your debit or credit card against the contactless 'ripple' symbol.

Designed for small purchases so you don't have to worry if an item costs too little to pay for by card.

No hanging around to insert your card or wait for change. Just tap and go.

When making a contactless transaction, remove your card from your wallet or purse to make sure that the card you are intending to use (it's ok we know you might have other cards) is the one debited.

  • Step 1. Look

    Look for the contactless symbol when paying for items up to the value of £30

  • Step 2. Touch

    Touch your contactless card against the reader until the lights turn green

  • Step 3. Processing

    A beep or green light shows your payment is being processed. For extra security you may occasionally be asked to enter your PIN

  • Step 4. Approved

    Your payment is approved

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