New limit for contactless payments with cards and smartphones
The limit for contactless payment transactions without PIN using debit and credit cards has been raised from 25 to 50 euros. There is no need to enter a code for purchases up to 50 euros at POS terminals. For amounts over 50 euros, please enter your code as usual. This measure applies for the duration of the Corona crisis.
Existing security rules remains unchanged: If you use the contactless payment option for a total amount that exceeds 125 euros, you have to enter your PIN or insert your card. Please note the instructions displayed on the device.