Contactless Payments

  • Quick and fuss free to pay anything that comes to £30 or less

Post Office Money® Current Accounts are provided by Bank of Ireland UK. For overdraft, Post Office Limited is a credit broker and not the lender.

**For Standard Account customers only**


In a rush or just have no change? Paying for everyday things couldn’t be easier with Contactless payments.  contactless payment symbol

So how does it work?

  1. Look out for the Contactless symbol at local retailers - you can use your card at these outlets.
  2. Providing your purchase is £30 or under, get your card ready to pay at the counter.
  3. Check the amount you are being charged and then hold your card against the reader to pay for your item.
  4. When you hear the beep or see the green light, your transaction is complete. A receipt is available on request.

There are over 28,000 terminals in the UK and 1 million across Europe accepting contactless payments. Find out which retailers are already on-board.

For more information, please download our Visa Debit guide.


0345: Calls to 03 numbers will cost no more than calling a standard geographic number starting with 01 or 02 from your fixed line or mobile and may be included in your call package dependent on your service provider. Calls may be monitored or recorded for training and compliance purposes.

0800: All calls to 0800 numbers are free of charge whether made from a landline or mobile phone. Calls may be monitored or recorded for training and compliance purposes.

Small print

Post Office Money® credit cards, personal loans and overdrafts are provided exclusively by Bank of Ireland (UK) plc. Post Office Limited is a credit broker and not a lender. Post Office Limited is an appointed representative of Bank of Ireland (UK) plc which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Post Office Limited is registered in England and Wales. Registered Number 2154540. Registered Office: Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London, EC2Y 9AQ. Post Office Money and the Post Office Money logo are registered trademarks of Post Office Limited.

The above details can be checked on the Financial Services Register by visiting the Financial Conduct Authority website.

We can switch you from your current account to a Post Office Money Current Account in seven days

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Existing Customers

0345 266 8977 8am-10pm, Monday-Friday
8am-6pm, Saturday
10am-5pm Sunday and Bank Holidays

To apply call

0800 028 1122 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
9am - 2pm, Saturday

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