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Contactless Payments

Allow customers to tap and pay securely

Customers love the convenience of contactless payments. We can help businesses simplify sales and let issuers enable fast, easy and secure payment experiences for their cardholders.

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Customers love the convenience of contactless payments. We can help businesses simplify sales and let issuers enable fast, easy and secure payment experiences for their cardholders.

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Support all contactless payment types

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Contactless cards

Accept credit and debit contactless cards from around the world at your business, or issue contactless cards for your cardholders.

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Digital wallets

Enable payments via Apple Pay®, Google PayTM, Samsung Pay®, Garmin PayTM* or issuers can add their cards to these digital wallets and more.

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Transit solutions and more

Contactless payments are evolving the customer experience for transit and other connected commerce experiences. Our solution helps you evolve with it.

*Mobile wallet acceptance varies by market

Enhance what your checkout can deliver

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Streamline operations

Offer a faster, easier point of sale (POS) experience to your customers.

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Enable more secure transactions

Safeguard your business and customers from fraud with secure chip-based technologies such as EMV®1 and NFC.

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Gain debit routing flexibility

U.S. Common Debit AID gives businesses and acquirers choice around where to route chip-enabled debit transactions.

1. EMV® is a registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries and an unregistered trademark elsewhere. The EMV trademark is owned by EMVCo, LLC.

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What are contactless payments?

Learn more about contactless payments and how they benefit your business and customers.

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Certify for acceptance

We can simplify implementation for payment providers with comprehensive testing and certification tools. Businesses should contact their payments provider for acceptance.

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Connect to the latest in payments technology

We enable issuer partners to add their cards to existing digital wallets with Discover® Digital Exchange (DDX).

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Improve consumer service and experience

Payment Account Reference (PAR) provides a consolidated view of transactions associated with a PAN and its affiliated tokens, making it easier to identify customers and their associated transactions across payment channels. Contact your Relationship Manager to discuss how PAR can add value to your customer experience.

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