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FirstBank Adds Contactless Naira MasterCard To Its Arrays Of Cards

FirstBank Nigeria Limited has added the Contactless Naira Master card to its arrays of cards and all the cards have unique characteristics, purposely to support the lifestyles of different customers’ segments.

With the Contactless Naira MasterCard, customers can now make payments in the London transport network such as buses, tubes, trams, Dock and Light Railway (DLR) and the London Over-ground as well as in Grocery shops, supermarkets, Gas stations, etc. within London metropolis.

The daily limits for pin-less transactions for the Contactless Naira Master Card is N3000. Payments are made by tapping the card on the PoS machine with contactless functions for low value transactions, the card can also be used in a regular PoS as a normal MasterCard.

FirstBank Verve Debit Card enables customers perform transactions via the Quickteller services menu on FirstBank ATMs, it is accepted wherever the Interswitch or Verve logo is displayed. Chip and PIN secured for greater protection of customers’ funds and provides extra protection for web based transactions with the “Safetoken”. Verve Debit Card is Naira-denominated and is accepted globally for online, ATM and PoS transactions.

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Interestingly, customers now have the freedom to design the look and feel of their debit cards with their most cherished memories and spend with a card that is as unique as you.

Platinum Naira MasterCard is a Naira-denominated international Debit card issued in partnership with MasterCard Worldwide, and enables transactions all over the world wherever the MasterCard logo is displayed. It provides access to e-Commerce across the globe and enhanced security with the Europay MasterCard Visa (EMV) technology that greatly reduces the cloning of cards. It gives customers access to international emergency services such as card replacement and cash advance via MoneyGram or Western Union money transfer services. It also grants access to higher daily transaction limits from FirstBank.

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Platinum Naira MasterCard is accepted worldwide at over 29 million merchant locations, it can be used for transactions over the WEB or PoS as well as cash withdrawals at over 1.8 million ATMs, in over 200 countries. It is secured by Chip & PIN technology and is issued within 15 minutes at FirstBank branches.

Visa Debit Card is a dual currency card denominated in NGN and USD, allowing customers spend Naira from the Naira account and Dollars from your domiciliary account simultaneously. The card has an EMV (Chip & PIN) card with enhanced security that ensures safety of funds and transactions. The card is accepted globally for ATM withdrawals, PoS payments terminals as well as online for goods and services.

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It would be recalled that FirstBank was named the first financial institution in Nigeria and the West-Africa sub-region to issue 10 million cards to customers across the country which makes FirstBank the second bank in Africa to achieve this feat. Besides, FirstBank has maintained a 95% active card ratio and currently processes about 30% of card transactions in the entire banking industry.