Contactless cards

Tap, pay, go. Check out quickly and securely with a contactless card.

Contactless cards

Tap, pay, go. Check out quickly and securely with a contactless card.

The contactless experience


It's just as secure as a chip card at a chip-enabled register.


With contactless, you don't have to insert your card and wait. 


To pay, tap your card on the reader, and you're good to go. 

contactless card

It's easy to pay with a contactless card

Just look for the symbol at the checkout and tap your card to pay. If a store doesn't have contactless readers, you can still swipe your card or use a chip reader. 

frequently asked questions

Anywhere that accepts credit cards. If a register isn’t contactless-enabled, the card can still be swiped or inserted. Contactless technology is supported by thousands of merchants, including McDonald’s, Starbucks, Subway, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens and Whole Foods.

Just look for the contactless symbol at checkout and place your card on the reader to pay quickly and securely.

Yes, the card still has chip protection. When used at a chip-enabled register, a unique code is created that changes each time the card is used.

While merchants initiate purchases, it’s important to make sure only one contactless device is close to the reader. So when using your Capital One contactless chip card, please separate it from other contactless cards.

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