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Contactless Cards

Tap to pay for a secure, convenient and touch-free way to checkout where you see the Contactless Symbol Contactless indicator icon

If your First Financial Platinum Visa or Visa Debit card has the Contactless Indicator Contactless indicator icon on it, you can use it to make purchases with a simple tap.

 

Here's all you need to know to tap to pay with confidence:

Look - Check for the contactless symbol on the store's checkout terminalTap - when prompted, bring your card, mobile or wearable device within a few inches of the Contactless Symbol on the checkout terminal.Go - Your payment is securely processed in seconds. Once your payment is confirmed, you're good to go.

Tapping to pay with your First Financial Platinum Visa or Visa Debit contactless chip card is a secure, convenient and touch-free way to make everyday purchases. It gets you through contactless-enabled checkout quickly with a secure and touch-free way to pay.

Secure - Your First Financial Platinum Visa contactless chip card uses the same dynamic security as a contact chip card, so you know it's a secure way to pay!Convenient - A simple tap is all it takes.Touch-free - Tapping to pay with your First Financial Platinum Visa contactless chip card can help you avoid touching surfaces at checkout where you see the Contactless Symbol.

Use your First Financial Platinum Visa or Visa Debit contactless chip card where you see the Contactless Symbol. Contactless indicator icon

  • Retail stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Fast food restaurants
  • Convenience stores
  • Drug stores & retail pharmacies
  • Transit & Parking
  • Vending machines & unattended retail
  • more

Want to know more? Here are some frequently asked questions.

How do I know if I can tap to pay with my card?
Look for the Contactless Indicator on your card to know if you can use it to tap to pay for purchases. Contactless indicator

Do I actually have to tap my contactless chip card on the contactless-enabled terminal?
No. However, the card should be close (within 1-2 inches) to the Contactless Symbol on the contactless-enabled terminal. Contactless symbol icon

How do I hold my contactless chip card to the contactless-enabled terminal?
The terminal reads the card best when it is flat over the Contactless Symbol, versus at an angle. 

How long do I need to hold my contactless chip card to the contactless-enabled terminal?
You should hold your contactless chip card to the contactless-enabled terminal for 1-2 seconds.  

Can I unknowingly make a purchase if I am in close proximity to a contactless-enabled terminal?
No. Contactless technology requires the merchant to first initiate the payment, and the contactless chip card must be held in close proximity (1-2 inches) to the terminal for a transaction to take place. 

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