You may have encountered an iDEAL QR code. Paying with iDEAL can nowadays also with a QR code. This QR code can be found on invoices, receipts, screens (e.g. TV, laptop, cash registers), (bus shelter) posters and your television. Watch our video (1.31 min in Dutch), you will see different use cases.
The iDEAL app
A special app has been designed for scanning the QR codes. With the iDEAL app, iDEAL QR codes can be safely scanned to make an iDEAL payment. Secure, easy and reliable – exactly what you have come to expect from iDEAL.
Banks add scanning functionality iDEAL QR to mobile banking app
In early July 2017, Knab enabled scanning of the iDEAL QR code in its mobile app as the first bank (view the video). Customers of Knab do not need the iDEAL QR app for scanning anymore. Other banks will also ensure that in 2017 the iDEAL QR scan functionality is included in their own banking app.
Download iDEAL app
In order to pay via an iDEAL QR code you need to install the iDEAL app. You can immediately select your preferred bank. The mobile banking app of this bank is launched when you confirm the iDEAL transaction in the app.
Although these codes can be scanned with every app, you can only initiate an iDEAL payment with the iDEAL app. This makes it secure. An iDEAL QR code can be recognized by the iDEAL logo in the middle of the QR code.
Please view our short video (17 sec).
Pay with iDEAL QR in five clear steps
Follow the steps below and experience how easy it is to pay using an iDEAL QR code.
- Install the mobile banking app of your bank if you don’t have it on your phone already.
- Download the free iDEAL app from the App Store or Google Play Store on your mobile phone.
- Scan the iDEAL QR code with the iDEAL app.
- You will be connected to the mobile banking app of your bank, where the payment information will be displayed.
- Press ‘pay’ to pay in the usual manner using the mobile banking app of your bank.
- You will then return to the confirmation page of the receiver.
Make a test payment
Would you like to test how quickly you can pay with an iDEAL QR code? Scan the iDEAL QR code with the iDEAL app and make a test payment of € 0.01.