The government has removed restrictions for payments via mobile phones

The Cabinet of Ministers has removed the barriers to the development of calculations using a mobile phone.

This was announced by first Vice Prime Minister, Minister of economic development and trade Stepan Kubiv in Facebook.

“The mobile payments market to be! Today the government of Vladimir Groisman has removed a major barrier that hindered settling by using mobile phone. After all, mobile services accrued pension fee”, – he said.

According to the Minister, it was necessary to resolve the mechanism of return of these funds if the payment from a mobile is not connected with payment of services of Telecom.

“Now the obstacle is eliminated! I am sincerely grateful to fellow officials for their support, and everyone who worked hard on the development of this document,” – said Kubiv.

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We will remind, in Kiev metro you can pay via smartphone. No badge, no Bank card are not needed. You need to have on your smartphone a special application. So, Mastercard and PrivatBank introduced NFC contactless digital wallet, through which users can quickly and safely pay.

NFC wallet is a mobile devices that work with the operating system Android 4.4 KitKat or above and have a built-in NFC chip. To make contactless paying with a smartphone, users need to install and activate the NFC payment application Privat24, and at the point just bring an unlocked phone to the terminal.