Due to so many scam stories in the past many Nigerians feel nausea when asked to pay online via their ATM cards (master cards or Visa cards) but would you blame them? Of course you won’t.
But fact remains the simplest, safest and stress free way to pay for your goods while shopping online remains your debit/credit card.While some categories do not know how to pay for goods online using their debit/credit cards, others believe it is not safe.
Firstly, let me clear the doubt of those who believe making payments online with your card is not safe. Have you thought of the risks involved in carrying cash around to pay for stuffs these days? Well I do not need to remind you. While you can over pay or you may be short changed when paying in cash, you are protected from such when you pay online.
I would like you to know that any platform that accepts online payment be it credit or debit cards ensures the privacy and safety of your card. The platform itself is secure because when it comes to online payments industry regulators are raising the bar from day to day due to security reasons. Dear readers I can assure you that you can now start making payments with your Nigerian MasterCard or visa cards.
HOW TO MAKE PAYMENTS WITH YOUR VISA OR MASTERCARD
Making payments with your card is just as simple as recharging your phone…lol.. just follow these simple steps I am about to give out and henceforth you will start making payments online using your card and you would come back here to thank me.
First, let us assume you are on the online platform where you wish to make payments already, if not log in.
Next, select the “CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD” as your preferred payment option.
Now, fill in your card details accurately because any mistake made may make it seem someone is trying to hack your card. Your card details are the card number, the Cvv2 code, the expiry date and your online pin (not all cards/banks though) for extra safety.
Now, click payment and your transaction would be processed in few seconds.
If your bank requires a token, a token will be sent to your phone number and you will be required to fill it in also.
Can you now see how simple the steps are? It was even simpler than you expected I guess! Start enjoying the features of your card.