Become an Octopus Merchant for Easy and Convenient Payment Acceptance!
Installing an Octopus reader not only reduces the administrative efforts and risks in handling, but also shortens the transaction times and provides your customers with a flexible and reliable way to pay. With Octopus used by around 98% of Hong Kongers, what are you waiting for? Apply to embrace the sales opportunities now!
Install Retail Reader and Enjoy Setup Cost and Rental Fee Waiver!
- Complete each transaction within 0.3 seconds
- Integrate with your POS system (standalone model is also available)
- Support transaction data upload through WiFi or broadband
Download Octopus App for Business to apply through the app with ease!
- No setup cost and service fee waived for the first 6 months or until the completion of the consumption voucher scheme (whichever is longer)
- Instantly transfer money received to your bank account via Faster Payment System
- Get an Octopus Mobile POS for free upon successful account opening for retail merchants
- Online shops can generate QR codes, export e-Tent cards or payment links through mobile apps to accept payments
Key statistics at a glance
Over 36 million Octopus cards and products are in circulation
Octopus processes 15 million transactions a day
98% of Hong Kong people
aged 15-64 possess Octopus*
Daily transactions are valued at HK$220 million
Over 110,000 acceptance points for Octopus cards in Hong Kong
* Figure quoted from a recent market research on individuals aged between 15 and 64.