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Contactless payment

At HSBC, we aim to provide customers with a swift, secure and convenient credit card service experience while enjoying spending privileges and rewards. HSBC Credit Cards which are issued with effect from 4 July 20191, will have Visa payWave or MasterCard contactless payment function. This will allow our customers to enjoy hassle-free spending experience with a simple tap of their HSBC Credit Card.

Why contactless payment

  • It's easy
    Simply tap your Card on the reader to pay in seconds.
  • It's fast
    Enjoy a smoother in-store payment experience through quicker transaction times and shorter queues.
  • It's secure
    Contactless payments are safe and secure, just like with Chip & Personal Identification Number (PIN) payments

How to make contactless payments

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Look for the contactless symbol on the reader when paying.

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Tap your card in front of the reader to pay.

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A beep or green light indicating your transaction is being processed & approved.

Important information

1Visa payWave and MasterCard contactless payment function will be a standard feature for newly issued HSBC Credit Cards as per below schedule:

  • HSBC Premier MasterCard® Credit Card & HSBC Visa Classic Credit Card: from 4th July 2019
  • HSBC Visa Platinum Credit Card & HSBC Visa Cash Back Credit Card: from 1st August 2019.

For existing cardholders, this will be available when their existing Credit Cards are renewed or reissued as per the above mentioned schedule.