Your contactless limit is changing
At the moment, you can make a contactless payment from a Nationwide bank account or credit card up to £45. But from 15 October 2021, this will be changing.
Published on: 13 October 2021
How this will affect you
In the UK, you'll be able to make contactless payments up to £100 from some of our accounts. We’re making this change along with other UK banks and building societies.
This change affects all our adult current accounts and credit cards. It does not include FlexOne.
We're not making this change for all our accounts
For some of our members, this change will be great news. You’ll be able to make larger payments using contactless, like for your weekly food shop. But we also know there will be concerns about safety, especially among parents for our younger members.
We're always working hard to keep our members and their money safe. That’s why we’ve decided to only make this change for our adult current accounts and credit cards.
FlexOne cards for children will still be limited to £45 for contactless payments. This doesn’t affect how much you can pay by entering your PIN.
You're in control
There are lots of reasons why using contactless is safe.
But if you’d rather not have the contactless feature on your card at all, please get in touch to discuss disabling it and the other options available. There are different phone numbers for different accounts. And if you prefer, you can also come into your local branch.
Discuss our contactless options
All current accounts except FlexDirect and FlexPlus
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