• Wave to Pay with Visa payWave Contactless

    Open the door to seamless payments.

The Visa payWave experience

Visa payWave uses an embedded computer chip to send payment information to a secure reader at the point of sale. Users may wave their card or device within 2.5-5 cm (1-2 in) of the reader to make payments.

How it works

Visa payWave’s contactless payment technology lets users pay with just a wave of their card or device.
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One wave

No swiping, signing or PIN needed.
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Seamless capture

The secure reader receives payment information through radio frequency or Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology. Customers simply wave to pay.
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Efficiency can result in shorter lines

Faster checkout can support greater transaction volume.

How to accept Visa payWave

There are two ways to start accepting Visa payWave transactions:

Benefits

Faster and more convenient electronic payments.

Q + A

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Sign up for Visa payWave

Contact your acquirer to learn more.