Card Accounts

Security Tips for using Contactless payment

What is a contactless payment?

Contactless payment is payment method using a debit, credit and prepaid cards using the NFC which stands for near-field communication it's the technology that powers contactless payments through a type of radio frequency identification (called RFID) and it doesn't require any physical contact between the customer's card and the POS. NFC transactions take place over a specific radio frequency that enables the card to communicate with the payment reader when they're close together (usually 10 centimeters or less).

What are the cards that provided with NFC technology?

  1. Cairo Amman Band standard debit MasterCard
  2. Cairo Amman Bank World, World elite and World for Business credit cards MasterCard
  3. Cairo Amman Bank Prepaid cards, University prepaid smart card MasterCard
  4. LINC cards
  5. Mahfazati Cards

What are the accepted payments using NFC technology?

  • 55 JOD maximum amount per day
  • 150 JOD maximum total payments per day.

General Security tips when handling Card's PIN:

  • Don't share your PIN with anyone and keep it private at all times. We'll never ask you to send us your PIN via email, SMS, or even in person.
  • Memorize your PIN and never write it on your card or place it in your wallet.
  • Shield the keypad from view whenever you enter your PIN on the POS machines.
  • If you believe someone has stolen your PIN, Stop your card instantly.