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NSPK is working on a platform for contactless payments

The National Payment Card System is working on a new platform for contactless payments with

using a QR code, it will also be available forApple devices, TASS reports with reference to the head of the NSPK Vladimir Komlev, who said this at the forum "Banks of Russia - XXI century". “We are working on a new platform for contactless payments. This is a QR payment platform. If there is no "plastic", it is possible to generate a card in the form of a QR code and pay for the iPhone through scanning. This is one of the possibilities, which, I hope, will also appear in the near future,” he said.

Komlev also specified that the platform will, includingnumber available for iOS. Currently, the Russian Federation has a system of fast payments (FPS), which allows you to pay for purchases by transfers using a mobile phone number or using a QR code. Recall that in March 2022, Western payment systems Apple Pay and Google Pay stopped working with Russian banks.