Expanding payment access, one tap at a time

With Tap to Phone (TTP), merchants anywhere can securely accept contactless payments on the near-field enabled Android and Apple smartphones they already own. Simply by downloading an app. Now even the smallest merchants can easily accept digital payments. And larger merchants can create new payment experiences customers love. 

Evolving the payment experience

Tap to Phone leverages existing mobile technology and consumer buying preferences to create fast, frictionless payment experiences.

75 %

of surveyed US SMBs expected consumers to prefer contactless as much or more than they did in 2021¹

82 %

of surveyed SMB owners globally have updated their operations to meet the demand for digital payments²

700 k+

Tap to Phone terminals active in 71 countries³

Getting started

Whatever part you play in the payment ecosystem, there’s a Visa partner to help you benefit from Tap to Phone’s vast potential.

New places, new possibilities

Tap to Phone opens up a new world of payment experiences—both face-to-face and unattended.

Go-to-market tools

Tools and materials to help acquirers and payment service providers educate and excite merchants and consumers about Tap to Phone.


Discover all the ways—and all the places—that Tap to Phone is expanding contactless acceptance.

Put Tap to Phone to work for you

Ready to help turn smartphones into anywhere, anytime payment terminals—and benefit from a whole new world of payment acceptance?