Paying for small purchases with Swedbank's payment card is up to 3x faster than paying in cash and 2x faster than paying with PIN entry.
Contactless payments are available in places where this symbol is visible. This symbol will also be on cards with the contactless payment feature.
In Latvia for purchases costing up to 25 EUR, pay by simply tapping the card, without PIN entry.
Cards with the contactless payment feature
Debit cards for companies
Business Debit Card
When you receive your new Swedbank card, activate it via Internet Banking and make sure that the box next to "Activate contactless payments" is ticked
The contactless payment feature will be activated when you make a purchase by inserting the card in a card terminal and entering the PIN.
The contactless payment feature can be enabled or disabled at any time during your use of the card in the Swedbank mobile app or via Internet Banking.
To be able to pay for a purchase by simply hovering the card over the terminal, both the payment terminal and the card must be equipped with the contactless technology.
In Latvia when your purchase costs up to 25 EUR
and you see this symbol at the point of sale,
pay by simply hovering your card over the card terminal!
Note that contactless payment amount limits can be different in other countries. When make purchase - asks the seller.
For larger purchases pay as usual insert the card in the card terminal and enter the PIN.
The main functionality of contactless cards lies within the possibility to make fast and convenient payments for small purchases.
In order to make a payment for an amount below EUR 25, all you need to do is to touch the card on the reader.
Just as with any other type of cards, the highest security standards are applied to contactless cards.
You can only pay once for a purchase - even if you hover the card over the terminal more than once, only one transaction will take place.
Before you pay, make sure that the correct purchase amount is displayed on the card terminal!
If you've misplaced your card, suspend it temporarily via the Swedbank mobile app.
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Swedbank continues to roll out contactless payment technologies in Latvia which now already successfully work in Europe and around the world. This has changed the shopping experience - paying for small purchases is instantaneous, by simply tapping your card on the terminal.
How to get a terminal with the contactless payment capability?
If your company rents card terminals from Swedbank, we will replace your exiting terminals with new ones.
If your company has its own card terminals or you rent them elsewhere, please contact your card terminal provider.
Be among the first to offer your customers modern ways to pay!
Contactless payments - faster payments, shorter queues!
Satisfied shoppers is what makes retailers happy. If the customer's purchase costs less than 25 EUR, invite them to use the convenient contactless payment option and they will appreciate it, plus this will let you pay more attention to the customer themselves.
Simple - the purchase is paid for when the customer hovers the card over the terminal.
Follow the instructions - the text on the terminal screen will notify when a purchase is successfully paid for, refused or when PIN must be entered.
Secure - the transaction receipt after the purchase will additionally inform about successful payment for a purchase or about the reason of refusal.