'Tap to Pay on iPhone': Payment without card machine in the Netherlands
- 'Tap to Pay on iPhone' is now being introduced in the Netherlands, enabling merchants of all sizes to use their iPhones as a payment terminal.
- Among the first payment platforms to offer 'Tap to Pay on iPhone' in the Netherlands are Adyen and SumUp, with others like Rabobank and Stripe soon to follow.
- 'Tap to Pay on iPhone' requires at least an iPhone XS and works for customers like a regular Apple Pay transaction.
'Tap to Pay on iPhone' Takes Over the Netherlands
The Netherlands can now enjoy a new payment method. According to iCulture.nl, Apple has recently introduced 'Tap to Pay on iPhone' in the Netherlands. Independent merchants, small retailers, and large retail chains can now use their iPhones as a payment terminal, with no additional hardware or credit card machine required.
A Safe and Simple Payment System
Introduced in February 2022, 'Tap to Pay on iPhone' enables iPhones compatible with the feature to accept payments via Apple Pay, contactless credit and debit cards, as well as other digital wallets. The system uses NFC technology to securely authenticate contactless payments. Moreover, the payer can also enter their PIN, including accessible options. For sellers, handling is straightforward - they just need to open the app, record the sale, and present the iPhone to the buyer who can then use an appropriate contactless payment method.
Leading Platforms Support the New Feature
Adyen and SumUp are among the first payment platforms to offer 'Tap to Pay on iPhone' to their business customers in the Netherlands. However, more providers like Rabobank, Klearly, Revolut, Stripe, Viva Wallet, Worldline, and myPOS will be joining soon. Even the Apple Stores in the Netherlands will be able to use 'Tap to Pay on iPhone' in the coming weeks.
'Tap to Pay on iPhone' Has Global Potential
'Tap to Pay on iPhone' has already been introduced at over 700,000 additional businesses in the U.S., and it can also be used in Apple Stores. The Netherlands is the fifth region to support 'Tap to Pay', following similar rollouts in the UK, Australia, and Taiwan earlier this year.
'Tap to Pay on iPhone' makes mobile payment even more uncomplicated. Long queues at the checkout could soon be a thing of the past. This new payment method is easy to handle, secure, and requires no additional hardware. Its introduction in the Netherlands marks another significant step for 'Tap to Pay on iPhone', with more countries likely to follow soon.
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