Payment methods

Accept Bancontact – Belgium's preferred way to pay

Offer your Belgian customers familiarity and security when they shop with you. Bancontract is the payment method of choice for nearly half of online transactions in Belgium.

Key benefits

A must-have for Belgian customers

With 15 million in circulation, there are more Bancontact cards than people in Belgium. The local payment method of choice, Bancontact offers high acceptance rates and a choice of card, app, and QR flows.

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A trusted local card

Over 80% of card transactions in Belgium are Bancontact payments.

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High conversion rates

Efficient payment flows with real-time transaction confirmation.

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Payment guaranteed

Secure, authenticated payments with no risk of chargebacks.

Add Bancontact to your payments flow

Let's get you up and running with Bancontact so you can get more value from every transaction. Reach out to our local experts today.

Payment method features

Accept Bancontact with Checkout.com

Expand your reach and drive better conversion with the payments methods your customers love. Wherever they are.

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Payment type

Local debit card

Merchant countries *

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

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Business countries for Bancontact

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Bahrain
  • Qatar
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Pakistan
  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

Customer country

Belgium

Min transaction amount

0.10 EUR

Max transaction amount

500 EUR for QR and mobile payments

Processing currency

EUR

Settlement currency **

EUR

Refunds

yes

Partial refunds

yes

Recurring payments

no

Disputes

no

Implementation channels

Desktop and mobile

Processing model

Full service (gateway + collecting)

* Subject to service agreements, legal entity location and presence, and company compliance approval. ** Settlement currencies vary based on merchant agreement

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