QNB and Visa Introduce First Virtual Prepaid Card for FIFA World Cup

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 30 November 2022
QNB and Visa Introduce First Virtual Prepaid Card for FIFA World Cup

A brand-new Visa virtual prepaid card was issued by QNB Group, the FIFA World Cup 2022's Official Middle East and Africa Supporter, for the tournament in Qatar in 2022. This is the first card of its kind, and it is intended to give visitors and locals an easy, pleasant, and secure experience.

This is a new addition to the bank's extensive offering of digital products and services, with the goal of giving FIFA World Cup fans and tourists a simple, practical, and well-liked digital payment method as part of its efforts to move toward cashless payments.

Users will need to download the QNB Mobile App and complete a few easy steps in an automated application before submitting it. Customers can safely load their cards during the exclusivity period, and after verification, cards will be supplied quickly and without charge.

Adel Ali Al Malki, general manager of retail banking at QNB Group, commented on the launch, saying: "We are extremely proud to be the first bank in Qatar to launch a fully digitized card and continue to be the regional leader in implementing the latest, cutting-edge payment technology with the highest security standards. We are thrilled to have collaborated with Visa, our strategic partner, to provide this newest payment option in time for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, with the purpose of advancing the cashless agenda, in time for the tournament."

Visa Country Manager for Qatar, Sudheer Nair said: "We are proud to partner with QNB to bring football fans this innovative Visa virtual prepaid card, which is a great way to offer both residents and tourists an easier, more secure way to pay both at the stadiums and anywhere Visa is accepted so that they, along with merchants, can enjoy the benefits of digital payments, we are excited to provide this new payment method and to assist QNB in its initiatives to advance digital trade in Qatar both during and after the FIFA World Cup in 2022."

The QNB Group, which is thrilled to be the official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022, is now ranked as the most valuable bank brand in the region.

The Group has operations in more than 30 countries on three continents through its subsidiaries and associate companies, offering a wide range of cutting-edge services and products. With over 4,700 ATMs distributed over a network of 1000 locations, there are 27,000 employees overall.

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