Why Bancontact?

Small amounts

Paying small amounts very easily? With Bancontact it is simple and fast. You can pay every possible amount, even the smallest, with the Bancontact card.

Small amounts

Contactless

You want it even easier and faster? Pay contactless in one smooth movement. Just hold your card near the contactless symbol on the terminal and ... it’s paid! 

Contactless

Online

Shop at any given time of the day from your couch and pay fast and secure with the Bancontact card.  It’s possible in increasingly more web shops every day. 

Online

Apple Pay via Bancontact.

Pay now with Bancontact on Apple Pay. Exclusively for Belfius customers.

Apple Pay via Bancontact.

Wearables

It's time to pay in a fashionable way. Pay contactless with Bancontact via a smart ring, watch, bracelet or keychain.

Wearables

Cash withdrawal

Find out how and where you can withdraw cash easily and safely with your Bancontact card. 

Cash withdrawal

News

For the first time ever, the number of Bancontact and Payconiq electronic payments made in a calendar year exceeds the 2 billion mark

publish date
28 November 2022
The last week of November saw the 2 billionth electronic payment carried out this year using one of Bancontact Payconiq Company’s methods of payment. The company has never before exceeded the 2 billion mark for electronic payments in the same year. This figure illustrates the fact that an ever increasing numbers of Belgians are making the switch from cash to mobile and card payments. It also shows that payment solutions offered by a local player can be very successful on the Belgian market.

Support The Coolest Trooper Dream

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2 October 2022
Dreaming is nice, but seeing a dream come true is even nicer. That is why Bancontact Payconiq Company is supporting the second edition of The Coolest Trooper Dream, an initiative by Trooper and KBC that allows associations and charities to submit their big dream and perhaps make it come true. Because together, we can make a difference.

The smartphone has become our new wallet

publish date
27 September 2022
Once again this year, the number of mobile payments made with Payconiq and Bancontact continues to climb steeply. Between January and August, Belgians pulled out their smartphones to pay for purchases 37% more often than in the same period last year. The growing popularity of making mobile payments via Payconiq at summer festivals partly explains this success. In August, we paid for the first time over 2 million times by scanning a QR code for our purchases made in-store and at festivals.