Would you like to have access to your accounts, withdraw cash, or make purchases at any merchant at all times in the easiest way possible? Banque Libano-Française offers you the Visa Debit Contactless Blue!
With the Visa Debit Contactless Blue, you can settle your purchases or withdraw cash in Lebanon or abroad, while making sure not to exceed your account balance.
- type: direct debit card, chip card, contactless (Paywave),
- brand: Visa,
- currency: a multi-currency card linked to a USD and/or LBP account,
- validity: 3 years, automatically renewable,
- usage: in Lebanon or abroad, on POS and ATMs (ATM transactions require the PIN code, POS transactions require the PIN code or signature depending on the POS).
- monthly limit: USD 2,000 for POS payment + USD 2,000 for ATM withdrawal,
- daily purchase limit: USD 2,000 subject to available funds,
- daily cash withdrawal limit: USD 1,000 subject to available funds.
Contactless (Paywave) transaction limits on BLF POS*
The card is functional as contactless depending on the POS limits and the transaction amount.
For BLF POS that accept contactless (Paywave) transactions, the limits are determined according to Visa recommendations, as follows:
*The minimum and maximum limits depend on the bank that owns the POS (if it’s not a BLF POS).
- option 1: Contacless (Paywave) BLF POS
- for amounts ˂ USD 50: the cardholder only needs to tap the card on the POS,
- for amounts between USD 50 and USD 500: the cardholder needs to tap the card on the POS and provide his PIN code or signature**,
- for amounts ˃ USD 500: not valid for contactless (Paywave); the card is used as an ordinary chip card with the cardholder’s PIN code or signature**,
- option 2: BLF POS without contactless (Paywave): the card is used as an ordinary chip card with the cardholder’s PIN code or signature.
**The cardholder’s signature is required for POS that do not support a PIN code validation.
Standard card fees
- annual subscription: USD 8,
- card replacement fee: USD 5.
- new PIN code issuance fee: USD 5
- Point Sms®: USD 1/month (recommended).
ATM withdrawal charges
- BLF Point Cash® ATM: USD 0/transaction,
- SGBL ATM: USD 1 or LBP 1,500/transaction,
- other ATMs in Lebanon or abroad: 1.5% with a minimum of USD 5/transaction.
- above all, the more you use your BLF card* to pay for your purchases in Lebanon and abroad, the more you collect points that will allow you to cash in reward money! With BLF, the more you spend, the more you earn!
*Customers who benefit from free cards will not be entitled to cash back even if it is mentioned in the SMS sent to them each month at the end of the cycle.
Furthermore, Revolving cards used as Charge cards (reimbursement at the end of the cycle), will receive Cash Back after paying the Charge card's price.
Other benefits are to be discovered!
Visit the nearest Banque Libano-Française branch or call your customer adviser on 961-1 or 3-79 13 32 or contact our Call Center - Point Call® - on 1272.