HelpMy Monzo Card and PINHow can I use my Monzo card?

How can I use my Monzo card?

You can use your card to pay for anything with money from your Monzo account. The first time you use it, you'll need to pay by Chip and PIN, but after that you can use your card to make online and contactless payments as well.

In some countries they use magnetic stripe, or 'Magstripe', payments when they swipe your card. You can pay this way with your Monzo card, but we keep the option switched off by default because Magstripe payments aren't as safe.

To switch them on temporarily, head to the "Account" tab in your app, then select the 'Manage' icon underneath your card 😊

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