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The most popular payment method in Belgium

What is Bancontact?

Bancontact has grown to become the favourite online payment method among Belgian online consumers. As a payment method, Bancontact removes the hassle with cash and physical money and it is suitable for merchants that offer their services and/or products in Belgium.

Bancontact and MultiSafepay

MultiSafepay has been directly connected with the Bancontact platform since 2016, removing any third parties thus increasing the speed and resilience of Bancontact transactions. By being acquirer and processor MultiSafepay ensures higher conversion and stability.

How does Bancontact work?

This payment method is a standard addition for any Belgium consumer that opens a bank account with a Belgium bank. The Belgium market leader of online payments also enables customers to easily fulfil a payment by using a QR code. In this way, the payment can easily be processed by using a smartphone or tablet via the Bancontact app. For e-commerce platforms and webshops, Bancontact enables customers to enjoy online shopping and pay securely and quickly from wherever they are; a very invaluable option. Like many payment processors and credit card corporations, Bancontact prides itself in being a user-friendly and easy-to-use payment solution that processes transactions seamlessly.



MultiSafepay Acquirer and Processor for Bancontact

  • Founded in 1979
  • 1 billion transactions annually
  • 8 million consumers
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Complete your checkout with Bancontact

Integrating Bancontact as a payment method is an easy process for your (ecommerce) online consumers. After the card details are entered for the first-time, your customer will receive a request to approve the payment via their own banking environment. After these steps have been executed and the payment processing has succeeded, you may start processing the order. Your transaction are directly handled without the interference of third parties. Consequently, you are able to process digital payments very quickly on a safe platform. With 1.3 Billion transactions per year and 15 million customer cardholders, Bancontact is an all-in-one, up-to-date and powerful payment method which is secure and attractive to many Belgian online consumers.

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Benefits of Bancontact

  • 100% guaranteed payments
  • Easy online transaction and payment via the app
  • Trusted payment method by Belgian consumers
  • More reliability and stability
  • Increased conversion
  • Direct connection, no third parties
  • Highest security

Free e-commerce plug-ins from MultiSafepay

We offer free e-commerce plug-ins for Magento 1, Magento 2, Woo-Commerce, Opencart, Prestashop, VirtueMart, Hikashop, Drupal, OsCommerce, CS-Cart, XCart, ZenCart, Lightspeed, Shopify, Shopware, CCV shop, Cubecart, Django, Ecwid, LogiVert, Mywebstore, ORO commerce, OsCommerce, SANA commerce, Ubercart, Wordpress Ecommerce, X-Cart, XT-commerce.

Easy integration

Easily integrate MultiSafepay’s gateway using JSON API, free plugins or use an existing hosted solution. With our professionally developed integration options you could start selling today.

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Costs and rate for your webshop

The cost of this payment method consists of a fixed amount per transaction and has no variable costs. The rate depends on the monthly webshop turnover. Curious about the costs for your webshop? Calculate your rate immediately. 

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