Which online payment methods to accept in Belgium?

Belgian shoppers prefer local based payment method Bancontact (debit card). Bancontact cards are often co-branded with the debit card brand from MasterCard, Maestro. Both card payment methods can be used online.

Besides Bancontact and Maestro cards, VISA, MasterCard and American Express credit cards are often used. SOFORT and SEPA direct debits/credits are amongst the most popular Belgian online payment methods.

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E-commerce Market Profile

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euro (EUR)

Household Internet Access Rate

Internet Country Code


B2C E-commerce Market Size

10.5 billion USD (2015)

Population (+ Global Rank)

11.7 million (2020) (#80)

Online Payment Methods

Bancontact, Visa, MasterCard, Internet Banking Links (Belfius, KBC, CBC, ING Home'Pay), PayPal, Maestro, SOFORT, Sixdots

Country GDP (+ Global Rank)

$529,200,000,000 (#37)

National E-commerce Association(s)


GDP per capita (+ Global rank)

$46,600 (#35)

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