With our Point-of-Sale (POS) machines, you can sell your products and services to any VISA cardholder and we all know it is much easier to swipe a card than to pay cash. This means improved sales and greater profits.

How it works

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How will my business benefit?
  • Easy and convenient way for VISA cardholders to pay for goods and services
  • Prompt and assured payment (subject to certain conditions)
  • Less back-office administration
  • Less cash on premises (less risk)
  • Quick conclusion of payment – shorter queues and happy customers
  • Less visits to the bank for cash deposits
  • Save on cash deposit fees
  • Real-time payment verification
  • Guaranteed payment on all approved transactions
  • Settlement of all transactions within three working days
  • Real-time checking for fraudulent and blacklisted cards
  • Ready reports and reconciliation of sales with bank statements
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Who qualifies?

The merchants can be:

  • Limited companies
  • Partnerships
  • Sole proprietors
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What about fraud?

NBC Fraud Prevention provides merchants with all the information required to avoid fraud. Furthermore NBC has ensured EMV compliance since August 2008. 

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Where do I apply?

Qualifying merchants can apply through their NBC Relationship Manager, the nearest branch or through NBC Head Office.


Merchant Services
National Bank of Commerce (NBC), Sokoine Drive/Azikiwe Street
Head Office, 7th Floor
Dar es Salaam

Fax: +255 22 2112367

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