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  • All FNB Speedpoint terminals in SA stores now allow QR payments.
  • The bank fast-tracked the rollout of QR payments – which offer less physical contact than card payments - due to Covid-19.
  • Zapper, FNB Scan to Pay, and other compatible apps can be used to pay at FNB’s standalone point of sale terminals.
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This article has been updated below.

UPDATE: FNB claims it can take outside QR payments at Speedpoints. SnapScan and Zapper disagree.

All of FNB’s Speedpoint terminals in stores across South Africa will now allow customers to pay by QR code.

This means that Zapper, FNB Scan to Pay, and other compatible apps can be used to pay at FNB’s standalone point of sale terminals.

FNB says these QR payments are a convenient and safe alternative to a bank card.

Thokozani Dlamini, FNB Merchant Services CEO, says the bank fast-tracked the rollout of QR code payments due to Covid-19.

“Added to the cost effective, convenient and efficient payment process of contactless payments, both consumers and merchants will have peace of mind from a safety perspective, as physical contact will be limited,” adds Dlamini.

Scan to Pay is powered by Masterpass, Mastercard’s digital payment service, which is compatible with almost every major domestic QR Code payment service.

UPDATE: FNB claims it can take outside QR payments at Speedpoints. SnapScan and Zapper disagree.

* This article was updated to remove references to payment at FNB terminals via Snapscan.

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