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Contactless
Debit Cards

Tap & Go™ with your North Shore Bank Debit Mastercard® anywhere you see the contactless symbol. It’s more convenient than cash, faster than swiping your card and as secure as inserting your chip.

Tap & Go in three simple steps

Contactless Payment SymbolLook for the contactless symbol anywhere you shop
Contactless Payment TerminalWhen you’re ready to pay, hold your card within 1-2 inches of the payment reader, near the contactless symbol
Contactless Payment SignatureSome merchants may still require a signature or a PIN

Pay with confidence & amazing speed

Rocket IconFast From grabbing a coffee to filling the gas tank - check out 10x faster (1) just by tapping your North Shore Bank Debit Mastercard
Secure IconSecure Built-in chip security and Zero Liability protection (2) bring peace of mind to every tap of your North Shore Bank Debit Mastercard
Convenience Icon Convenient Pay your way – Tap & Go using your contactless card, or add your card to a supported digital wallet so you can tap your smart phone at checkout

 

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1 GFK, “Mystery Shopping Study,” 2017
2 Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. To learn more about Zero Liability, visit mastercard.us/zeroliability. Mastercard and Tap & Go are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated.

Frequently Asked Questions

To enable contactless on a new or replacement North Shore Bank contactless debit card, you must make a purchase by inserting your card at a chip-enabled terminal. Inserting your card into the terminal will activate the contactless technology. The next time you make a purchase with your debit card, you will be able to use contactless.

Typically, when you tap your card or mobile device at checkout, it must be within 1-2 inches of the contactless symbol on the terminal.

Yes, you can still make purchases by swiping or inserting your contactless debit card at checkout. We’ve simply added contactless technology as a new and easier way to pay at those merchants who are setup for accepting contactless technology.

To make a purchase, simply hold your contactless card or mobile device within 1 or 2 inches of the contactless symbol on the terminal.

Yes. You can get cash back with your contactless debit card. However, some merchants require customers requesting cash back to insert their contactless card, even when the payment terminal accepts contactless cards.

Simply look for the contactless indicator on the front of your card:
Contactless Payment Icon

New personal or business debit card customers and current customers who are reissued a card will receive a card with the contactless technology. You can request a contactless card by stopping by your local branch office.

We no longer offer debit cards without contactless technology. You can continue to insert your card in chip-enabled terminals or swipe your card.

Yes, you can add your contactless debit card to your digital wallet.

Yes, you need to sign the back of your debit card for security purposes.


Simply tap to pay anywhere you see the contactless symbol at checkout. This includes fast food restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, pharmacies, stadiums and more.
 Contactless Payment Icon
If you don't see the contactless symbol, your contactless-enabled card can still be used by inserting your chip or swiping at checkout.

Contactless technology uses a hidden, embedded computer chip and radio frequency antennae. After you tap your contactless card or mobile device at checkout, payment details are sent wirelessly to the payment network. If using a mobile phone, moments after you tap, you'll receive payment confirmation and be on your way.

Purchases made with contactless will be displayed on your account statement just like any other card purchase.

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