It's an easier way to pay for everyday transactions
Next time you stop for fuel or grab a takeaway coffee, don't bother fumbling through your wallet for coins and cash - save yourself the hassle and use ANZ Contactless instead.
ANZ Visa payWave and ANZ MasterCard® PayPass™ are new features being rolled out across the ANZ card range, that use the latest contactless payment technology - so you don't need to swipe, sign, or enter a PIN when you spend less than $100 at a participating merchant. It makes ANZ Contactless a more convenient payment method for those smaller everyday purchases. And when it comes to purchases $100 and over, you simply sign or enter your PIN as usual - easy.
Here are the ANZ cards that are currently available with ANZ Visa payWave or ANZ Mastercard PayPass™:
Benefit at a glance
There's no need to swipe or dip your card in the terminal anymore. Simply hold your card within a couple of centimetres of the contactless terminal at any participating merchant. Then wait until the lights are illuminated and you're done!
You won't be held up while signing or entering a PIN - which makes it quicker to pay for purchases under $100.
Unlike some other payment methods, you have full control of the transaction, because your card never leaves your hands. Plus, we have round-the-clock security provided by ANZ Falcon™ to help protect your card. You'll also be covered by ANZ Fraud Money Back Guarantee1 should fraudulent transactions occur.
Paying with ANZ Contactless
You can use your ANZ Visa payWave or ANZ MasterCard PayPass™ card at any contactless terminal - simply follow the steps below.
Let the merchant know you'd like to use your ANZ Visa payWave or ANZ Mastercard PayPass™ card.
Confirm the amount, follow the on-screen prompts and hold your card within a couple of centimetres of the contactless terminal.
Wait until you hear a beep and see the lights illuminate. Then simply collect your receipt - if you'd like one - and you're done.
Use it wherever you see this symbol
You can use ANZ Visa payWave or MasterCard PayPass™ at thousands of locations all around the world where the Contactless symbol is displayed. The number of participating merchants is always growing.
View the latest list of MasterCard PayPass™ merchants and locations within Australia.
Your card is in safe hands
Even without having to sign or enter a PIN, your ANZ Contactless card is still as secure as all ANZ Visa and MasterCard® credit cards. That's because ANZ Contactless uses the latest encryption technology and the same, reliable payment network as chip card transactions - making them just as secure.
Plus, ANZ Contactless is backed by ANZ fraud protection, every time you use it.
If our ANZ Falcon team notices unusual purchasing activity on your ANZ account, they'll contact you to check that everything is in order.
ANZ Fraud Money Back Guarantee1
You won't be liable for any fraudulent transactions charged to your ANZ account, provided you didn't contribute to the loss, and notify ANZ promptly of the fraud.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is ANZ Contactless?
ANZ Contactless refers to Visa payWave and MasterCard® PayPass™ which are new, contactless payment methods that securely transmit purchase information via a tiny antenna embedded in your card.
What are the benefits of ANZ Contactless?
It'll save you time - because you don't have to enter a PIN or sign when you make a purchase less than $100 at a contactless terminal. And you won't have to worry about carrying cash and coins around. Plus, you'll still be able to swipe or dip your card whenever you need to.
How do I know if a retailer accepts ANZ Contactless?
Any retailer who displays the Contactless symbol and Visa or MasterCard logo can accept contactless payments. Of course, you'll still be able to swipe or dip your card at millions of locations worldwide, wherever Visa and MasterCard is accepted.
How close does my card need to be to the reader?
You should hold your ANZ Contactless-enabled card within a couple of centimetres of the card reader.
Is there a limit on the value of goods I can purchase with my ANZ Visa payWave or ANZ MasterCard PayPass™ in Australia?
You can use your ANZ Contactless-enabled card for any amount up to $100. For purchases over $100 you will need to sign or enter a PIN.
Are there any ANZ fees for using ANZ Visa payWave or ANZ MasterCard PayPass™?
While standard transaction fees will apply, you won't be charged any extra for using the ANZ Contactless feature to pay for your transactions.
Will I receive a receipt for my transactions?
Yes, unless you advise the retailer that you don't want one.
Is there any chance that payments may be taken twice from my account?
No. Visa payWave and MasterCard PayPass™ terminals are only able to make one transaction at a time. As a safeguard, each transaction must be complete or void before another can take place.
How do I know when a payment has been made?
You'll see the lights illuminate and a display message confirming that your transaction has been successful.
Could I unknowingly make a purchase as I walk past the reader?
No. The retailer must have firstly entered the amount for you to approve, and then your card has to be held within a couple of centimetres of the terminal for longer than half a second.
How do I know that my transaction is secure?
ANZ Contactless transactions use the latest encryption technology, and are processed through the same, reliable payment network as chip card transactions - making them just as secure.
Can I use my card at retailers that accept Visa and MasterCard but don't have Visa payWave or MasterCard PayPass™ terminals?
Yes. Simply swipe or insert your card and go through the traditional payment process.
Do I need to select credit, savings, or cheque when I pay using ANZ Contactless?
No. When using the Contactless feature on your ANZ credit card, the transaction is automatically charged to your credit card account. If you are using an ANZ Access Visa Debit card, ANZ Business One Visa or ANZ Business Visa Debit the transaction will come from your linked everyday bank account that you access by pressing 'Savings' or 'Credit'.
Can I swipe or insert my ANZ Contactless enabled card for transactions under $100?
Yes. If you'd prefer not to use Visa payWave or MasterCard PayPass™, you can use your ANZ card in the traditional way.
How do I know if my ANZ card has ANZ Visa payWave or ANZ MasterCard PayPass™?
If your ANZ credit or debit card has the Visa payWave logo on it then it has Visa payWave.If your ANZ credit card has the MasterCard PayPass™ logo on it then it has MasterCard PayPass™.
How can I get ANZ Contactless on my ANZ credit card?
If you are an existing account holder of any of the following accounts you should be eligible to have Visa payWave enabled on your ANZ Visa credit card:
- ANZ Balance Visa
- ANZ First
- ANZ Rewards
- ANZ Frequent Flyer
- ANZ Platinum
- ANZ Rewards Platinum
- ANZ Frequent Flyer Platinum
If you are an existing account holder of ANZ Low Rate or ANZ Low Rate Platinum, you should be eligible to have MasterCard PayPass™ enabled on your card.Please call 13 22 73 for more information.
How can I get ANZ Contactless on my ANZ Business One Visa card?
- If you are an existing ANZ Business One Visa Card customer you should be eligible to have Visa payWave enabled on credit card
How can I get ANZ Visa payWave on my ANZ Business Visa Debit1 card?
If you are an existing ANZ Business Visa Debit card holder you should be eligible to have ANZ Visa payWave enabled on your ANZ Business Visa Debit card. Please call 1800 603 253 for more information.
1 Eligibility and terms and conditions apply. Please refer to the ANZ Business Transaction Accounts Terms and Conditions.
1. Provided the cardholder didn't contribute to the loss and notified ANZ promptly of the fraud.
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