Accept contactless payments with
Tap to Pay

Get paid fast and in-person with the new Tap to Pay feature. Tap to Pay allows your iPhone or Android smartphone to double as a payment terminal without additional setup. Simply create an invoice on Bookipi Invoice app and select “Tap to Pay” to receive contactless payment – it’s that easy.

How to use Tap to Pay on your device in 3 steps.

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Compatible with all major contactless cards and digital wallets

*Tap to Pay is currently only available in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.

More ways for your customers to pay you

with $0 monthly subscription and POS rental fees

Set up and use Tap to Pay on your device

Create an invoice

Simply create an invoice on our Bookipi Invoice App and select “Payment” at the bottom. Choose “Tap to Pay on iPhone/Android” to confirm the amount.

Tap to Pay

Present your device to the customer to pay with any of their preferred digital wallets (Apple Pay, Google Pay and more) or contactless Credit/Debit Card.

Payment Approved

Once the transaction is successful, you’ll see the “Approved” screen. And you’re all set! Just as easily send a digital receipt as proof of payment.

Tap to Pay on Android

Tap to Pay on iPhone

There are easier ways to get paid

Accept contactless payment wherever you are with your iPhone.
Simply tap to get paid.

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5 minute setup    No credit card needed

It’s never been easier to get paid.

➤ Introducing Tap to Pay on Bookipi, you can accept in-person, contactless payments on your phone.

➤ Works with physical debit and credit cards and other digital wallets — no extra terminals or hardware needed.

➤ Find out how we use Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to power Tap to Pay, visit our FAQ section.

Get paid on time - Every time with Bookipi!

➤ Tap-to-Pay eliminates overdue and late payments by offering your customers an easier way to pay.

➤ Customers can receive their Bookipi invoice on-the-go, onsite, and from their smartphone. Simply select Tap-to-Pay to accept payment. That’s it! Now you can get paid!

Truly 'Mobile' Payment Solution

➤ Accept contactless payments from smartphones, smartwatches, and digital wallets without extra terminals, both on iOS and Android.

➤ Ensure a seamless, hassle-free payment experience for you and your customers.

Enjoy convenience with Bookipi

Bookipi’s Tap to Pay feature simplifies the payment process. Experience faster and more efficient transactions, improving overall customer satisfaction.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Tap to Pay

To accept payments with Tap to Pay, you’ll need an NFC-enabled iPhone or Android device (including Tablets running on Android). Customers simply need to tap their contactless cards or compatible devices against your device to initiate the transaction. Below are the steps to take to get started:

  1. Start by ensure that your device supports NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.
  2. Download our Invoice App on the App Store or Google Play Store.
  3. Once installed, create an invoice for your customer and select “Tap to Pay on iPhone/Android” from the “Payment” button.
  4. Receive payments by having your customer tap their preferred contactless cards or digital wallets (such as Google Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Wallet and more) against your device and you’re set!

Paying and getting paid with Tap to Pay is quick, secure and easy, making it a popular alternative to cash payment.

Tap to Pay offers a secure payment method for merchants and customers. Transactions are encrypted, ensuring that sensitive payment data is protected during transmission. Additionally, both iPhone and Android devices incorporate security features such as tokenization and biometric authentication to further enhance security.

Tap to Pay supports various payment methods, including credit cards, debit cards, and mobile wallets. Customers can use compatible payment cards stored on their smartphones or tablets, such as Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay, to make contactless payments via Tap to Pay. This flexibility enable you to cater to a wide range of customer preferences and payment options.

Tap to Pay is compatible with a broad range of devices, including iPhones and Android smartphones and tablets equipped with NFC technology. Most modern devices support Tap to Pay functionality, allowing merchants to accept contactless payments from a diverse customer base. 

Yes, Tap to Pay functionality is available on both iPhone and Android devices. Both iPhones and Android operating systems support Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, which enables contactless payments. Users can receive payment using Tap to Pay on their smartphones and Android tablets – without additional hardware.

Near Field Communication (NFC) technology plays a crucial role for Tap to Pay, offering a convenient and secure way for you to receive contactless payment from your customers. Here’s how NFC works in the context of contactless payments:

  1. Initiation: When a customer taps their NFC-enabled device (smartphone or smartwatch) or contactless card near your NFC-enabled iPhone/Android device – the transaction process begins. Their device or contactless card acts as the initiator, sending out a radio frequency signal.
  2. Data Exchange: Your device, acting as the receiver, detects the signal from the customer’s device (or credit/debit card) and establishes a connection. This connection allows for the exchange of payment information between the two.
  3. Authentication: Once the connection is established, Our Tap to Pay functionality verifies with your customer’s device to authenticate the transaction. This authentication process verifies the legitimacy of the payment request and ensures that the transaction is authorized by the customer.
  4. Transaction Processing: After authentication, your device processes the transaction by securely transmitting the payment information to the relevant financial network or payment processor. This network verifies the transaction details, checks for available funds, and facilitates the transfer of funds from the customer to your associated account.
  5. Confirmation: Upon successful completion of the transaction, both the customer and you will receive notification of the transaction which you as the merchant will receive a “Approved” screen on the Bookipi app.

NFC makes Tap to Pay possible, allowing a quick and secure way to send and receive payment – making it a preferred option for payment transactions.

Currently, Tap to Pay is only available in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. As we work to expand Tap to Pay to more countries, let us know where you would like Tap to Pay to be available next!

Below is the list of associated fees with Tap to Pay in the available countries.

United States:

  • 3.4% + 30¢ per successful charge for domestic cards
  • 4.9% + 30¢ per successful charge for international cards

+10¢ per authorisation



Australia:

  • 2.2% + A$0.30 for domestic cards
  • 4.0% + A$0.30 for international cards

+$0.15 per authorisation



United Kingdom:

  • 2.0% + 20p for standard cards*
  • 2.4% + 20p for premium cards*
  • 3.0% + 20p for EU Cards
  • 3.75% + 20p for international cards

 + 10p per authorisation

*To understand the differences between standard and premium cards, visit here.