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csl is setting a new Tap&Go trend after exploring the NFC mobile payment market. At the heart of this lifestyle-changing innovation is an NFC SIM card that combines Octopus with mobile payment facilities from various banks. Users can opt for the Octopus element for public transportation, car parking, shopping, vending machines, online stores and more – so no need to carry a wallet when out and about. In addition, you can use your smartphone to make credit card payments locally and overseas. All you need is a compatible smartphone to enjoy 3-in-1 functionality – namely mobile communications, Internet access and making payments.


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Mobile Payment Service

Mobile Payment Service



Octopus Mobile Payment Service

Octopus Cards Limited Licence Number: SVF0001
(Effective Date: 13/11/2016)
Octopus Mobile Payment Service

Be the first to experience our free Octopus Mobile Payment Service, the first Octopus and SIM card 2 in 1, that enables shoppers to make purchases and check balance using a smartphone.

Terms and Conditions: By purchasing a designated handset model, customers can get a free NFC SIM (Octopus) (value HK$100) and waiver of the Octopus function activation fee (value HK$100). The promotion lasts until further notice. Octopus Mobile Payment Service is applicable only to csl customers and designated handset models. 

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How Octopus Mobile SIM make your life more convenient?


Easy to check your balance and transactions!

Simply download the “Octopus” app from Google Play, you can then use your smartphone to check your last 40 transactions and remaining balance.

Remaining value can be shown on user' s home screen for easy review User can simply check the last 40 transactions

Remaining value can be shown on widget for easy review

User can simply check the last 40 transactions


Using Octopus Mobile Payment requires:
Octopus Mobile Payment
  • NFC SIM (Octopus)


"Tap & Go" Mobile Payment Service

Tap&Go Mobile Payment Service

Introduction to "Tap & Go" Mobile Payment Service

Say goodbye to traditional payment methods. A new mobile payment experience is here!

Tap & Go bringing new, convenient, speedy and secure payment experience to you,and it is your only prepaid service with the ease of  Apple Pay and Android Pay in HK^. Tap & Go can be used at over 6 million MasterCard® PayPass™ merchant locations worldwide. With your mobile phone in hand, you shall enjoy the greatest fun ever when shopping at retails, checking out online stores or even transferring money between family and friends.

Tap & Go payment service is compatible with iOS and Android handsets. After activating the service, Tap & Go delivers a reliable contactless mobile payment by simply tapping your smartphone and enables you to settle payment online or anywhere worldwide, all transactions are protected by double authentication cryptographic verification. Transferring money between smartphones can be done anytime by using the PayBuddy 2.0 feature; you can split expenses equally or settle payment with a pre-set amount to avoid the hassle of handling small change. Tap & Go lets you settle all your payments and transfers in no time as well as offering flexible top-up options and attractive rewards for you!

Tap as you Go
No more hassle. “PayReady” lets you tap to pay
With Tap & Go “PayReady”, you can tap to pay at MasterCard® PayPassTM accepting restaurants, cinemas and retail outlets even your phone is in stand-by mode!
Tap as you Share
Innovative “PayBuddy” lets you transfer money to family and friends!
Tap & Go supports instant money transfers. Just tap two NFC phones together to send or receive payment (Tap to Send/Receive). You may also enter a mobile number to enjoy the convenience of the Remote Transfer function! 
Protect as you Surf
Peace-of-mind for online shopping!
Option to enable / disable online purchase for maximum security.
Tap & Go is a prepaid account that gives you control over your balance and spending. Together with our transaction alert service, your account and money are highly protected when you shop online. 


 -  Tap & Go Payment Service (“Tap & Go”) is a prepaid mobile MasterCard® product that enable customers to settle payment at more than 4 million merchant outlets worldwide or online via MasterCard® contactless technology embedded in a SIM or Tap & Go Card.

 -  Tap & Go Payment Service is subject to the relevant Terms and Conditions. For details, please visit Tap & Go website at (Stored Value Facilities Licence Number: SVF0002).

^ Compares to other commercially launched prepaid payment services available to customers in Hong Kong as of 12 January 2017.


Download method

Download the Tap & Go Mobile Wallet to enjoy payment convenience and rewards via a simple and intuitive interface.

Tap & Go Mobile Wallet  App      


How to register?

It takes only a few simple steps to register for your "Tap & Go" Mobile Payment Service. Application is easy and no annual fee and deposit required!

Detail steps


How to top up

Choose the prepaid amount for your Tap & Go. Top-up either by cash or credit card at your choice, flexibly to meet your needs. Top-up via Tap & Go Mobile Wallet and online account, or go to csl shop for cash top-up, quick and easy!

Cash Top-up
You may top-up your account at csl shop or 7-Eleven or Circle K in cash. Top-up amounts range from $100 to $3,000.
Credit Card Top-up
With any Dah Sing VISA and MasterCard, you can top-up your account on demand or set up auto top-up function (minimum top-up amount for credit card is $500) and respective threshold. 

Detail steps


Who is eligible?

You can go to any HKT/1010/csl. shops to activate Tap & Go by showing your valid identity card (Hong Kong or Macau) or passport (Macau or the PRC) or Exit-entry Permit for Travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macau.

* Customers using 1010 or csl. monthly services plan can get a Tap & Go SIM Card which supports Tap & Go free of charge . Customers using other mobile services providers can also activate Tap & Go without any charge.



Compatible with iOS and Android Smartphones:
• iPhone 4S or above (iOS 7 or above )
• Android 4.2 or above 

Supporting handset models


Special Terms and Conditions of NFC SIM Card and NFC Services
1. CSL Mobile Limited is the provider of SIM Cards that may support certain Near Field Communication (NFC) services (“NFC SIM Cards”).
2. Near Field Communication services (“NFC Services”), include but are not limited to NFC mobile payment services provided by third party service providers such as financial institutions, Octopus Cards Limited (Licence Number: SVF0001 Effective Date: 13/11/2016), HKT Payment Limited or any of our Affiliates (“Service Providers”). The NFC Services are provided by the Service Providers directly.
3. Where you have applied for the NFC Services service provided by a Service Provider, we will provide you with a NFC SIM Card and you agree to use the NFC SIM Card subject to the terms and conditions of the Mobile Service Agreement and these Special Terms and Conditions.
4. You understand and agree that:
  (a) You will be solely responsible for the compliance and performance of any agreements made between you and the Service Providers and any other rules, regulations, procedures and requirements of the Service Providers in relation to the NFC Services. For Tap & Go function, please visit for Terms and Conditions, for Octopus function, please visit for Terms and Conditions, Dos and Don’ts prepared by Octopus Cards Limited (Licence Number: SVF0001 Effective Date: 13/11/2016);
  (b) You will use a compatible device as specified by the Service Providers at all times;
  (c) You will follow all security precautions and guidelines in relation to the NFC Services and/or any relevant NFC payment arrangement issued by the relevant Service Providers and any other regulatory authorities from time to time;
  (d) You will be solely responsible for the use or any unauthorized use of the NFC Services;
  (e) You will bear all fees, charges and expenses which may be imposed by the Service Providers in relation to the NFC Services; and
  (f) You will provide the Service Providers with the mobile number assigned to the NFC SIM Card, and immediately report to the Service Providers of any loss or replacement of the NFC SIM Card, change of the mobile number assigned to the NFC SIM Card or any unauthorized use of the NFC Services.
5. In order to facilitate the registration, activation, and use and support the various functions of the NFC mobile payment service, you expressly acknowledge, agree and authorize us to disclose or transfer the information specified below to the relevant Service Providers or their respective officers, contractors, agents or representatives in order for the relevant Service Providers to provide their NFC mobile payment services:
  (a) information to confirm that you are using an NFC SIM Card; and
  (b) information about the current status of your mobile service account, including but not limited to:
i. activation, suspension, termination and resumption of the Mobile Service of the mobile number assigned to the NFC SIM Card;
ii. reported loss of the NFC SIM Card or of a device with the NFC SIM Card installed, or replacement of the NFC SIM Card; and
iii. new mobile number in the event of any change of the mobile number assigned to the NFC SIM Card.
6. You acknowledge and agree that the arrangement in this Mobile Service Agreement in relation to disclosure of your information as specified above will cease immediately if your Mobile Service is terminated for any reason.
7. You will pay to us a reasonable fee for activation of the NFC Services in the NFC SIM Card and all SMS, Mobile Data or other charges (local or roaming) (if any) incurred as a result of any usage of the NFC Services or the Service Providers activating, suspending, terminating or resuming the NFC Services by sending SMS, which may or may not be shown or displayed on your device, or by other means.
8. We do not guarantee the quality of the NFC Services and any other goods and services provided by the Service Providers. Any disputes or complaints in connection with the NFC Services and such other goods and services must be directed to the Service Providers. We will not be liable for any matters arising from or in connection with the NFC Services and such other goods and services and/or any loss and expense incurred or suffered by you or any other persons due to any improper or unauthorized use of the NFC Services or any loss of the NFC SIM Card, any failure to follow the security precautions and guidelines issued in relation to the NFC Services or use of mobile devices that are not compatible with the NFC Services. We exclude all loss, damage, cost, expense, liability and penalty arising out of the NFC Services and such other goods and services.
9. In the event of termination of Mobile Service with us, you shall contact the Service Providers directly to arrange for cancellation of NFC mobile payment service on the NFC SIM Card and to arrange for refund of any remaining value in the NFC SIM Card (if any) in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Service Providers.


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