Offering a form of electronic payment will soon become mandatory for companies

publish date
12 April 2022
According to Belgian legislation, companies will be required to offer at least one form of electronic payment to their customers as of July 1, 2022. Since the start of the corona crisis, digital payments have become more relevant than ever in our country. Belgians have drastically changed their payment habits: both the smartphone and the contactless bank card are gaining ground as preferred payment methods.

Pay with your app and support the victims of the crisis in Ukraine

publish date
22 March 2022
The crisis in Ukraine leaves no one indifferent. Many charities have taken action to help the country and its inhabitants. And you can contribute as well.

The Payconiq payment method now available on all Viva Wallet payment solutions.

publish date
16 March 2022
Good news for merchants working with Viva Wallet! Payconiq is now available on any Viva Wallet payment solution, within the Viva Wallet POS app and on the Smart Checkout of Viva Wallet for e-shops. This offers even more possibilities for merchants to provide quick and easy mobile payments to their customers both in store and online.

62% more mobile payments in 2021

publish date
10 February 2022
Belgians have adopted a totally different way of paying for purchases since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. That’s clearly demonstrated by the latest stats from Bancontact Payconiq Company. Payments made with smartphones and contactless bank cards continued to gain significant ground in 2021. The number of mobile payments rose by no less than 62% while, for the first time ever, we paid for our in-store purchases more often by tapping our card than by inserting our card into the payment terminal. And Bancontact Payconiq Company says that QR codes will give mobile payments an additional boost in the coming year.

Pay your lunch with meal vouchers via the Payconiq by Bancontact app

publish date
14 January 2022
Users of Edenred, Monizze and Sodexo will soon be able to pay with their meal vouchers via their smartphone. From January, a test project will start with merchants in the food and beverage sector who offer a Payconiq sticker with QR code. This pilot phase will run in the region of Antwerp, where consumers can use the functionality in a limited number of shops.