Bancontact reigns supreme as Belgium’s top online payment method, boasting over 16 million cards in circulation, surpassing the country’s population.

The local payment method of choice, Bancontact ensures high acceptance rates and provides options through card, app, and QR flows. Customers use Bancontact cards or its mobile app linked to a Belgian bank account for swift, secure, and verified online payments. This widespread adoption translates to Bancontact driving nearly half of Belgium’s online transactions.

With connections to 20 of Belgium’s banks, its popularity continues to soar, particularly with the increasing adoption of its recurring payment feature.


This payment method could be relevant for your business if you sell to clients in the following countries or regions: