What is Tap to Pay on iPhone?

With Tap to Pay on iPhone and the Tyro BYO App you can accept in-person contactless payments (see Tyro BYO App payment types below) on your iPhone — from physical debit and credit cards to Apple Pay and other digital wallets — no extra hardware needed. It’s easy, with security and privacy built in.

Tyro BYO App payment types

The Tyro BYO App accepts the following payment types: Visa, Mastercard, eftpos, American Express, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay.

How Tap to Pay on iPhone benefits your business

Using the Tyro BYO App you'll love the efficiency of Tap to Pay on iPhone, whether you run a hospitality venue, retail store, or own a business that sees you taking payments on the go.

Get started in a few minutes

Once you have been approved by Tyro as a customer, to use Tap to Pay on iPhone simply download the Tyro BYO App and start accepting contactless payments (see Tyro BYO App payment types above) in more places —right on your iPhone.

Take payments with ease

Calculate the amount owed in-app and present your customer with a payment prompt that includes the total charged and your business name, all on your iPhone screen.

The security of iPhone

When a payment is processed, Apple doesn’t store card numbers on the device or on Apple servers, so you can rest assured knowing your business stays yours.

Get started with Tap to Pay on iPhone

Sign up for Tyro

Submit an enquiry form online and Tyro will send you an application to complete and create your account.

Download the Tyro BYO App

Once you’re an approved Tyro customer, download the Tyro BYO App from the App Store.

Start taking payments

You're now ready to go and can start taking payments via Tap to Pay on iPhone with the Tyro BYO App.

Sign up for the Tyro BYO App

Fill out a form online to sign up for the Tyro BYO App, so you can accept contactless payments in more places with Tap to Pay on iPhone.

The following offer (Offer) is currently available to Australia Post referred customers who acquire a Tyro EFTPOS solution on a simple pricing structure from Tyro Payments Limited (ABN 49 103 575 042) (Tyro): 

  • 1.4% (Tyro BYO and Tyro Go) or 1.6% (Mobile Countertop) (incl. GST) transaction fee (Fee) (as applicable to your offer and notified to you on application); and
  • $15,000 worth of fee-free transactions.

The Offer only applies once per new Tyro customer but does not apply to eCommerce transactions.  The Offer and included free terminal rental (if relevant) are subject to your reasonable use, and your use will be deemed unreasonable by Tyro in its absolute discretion if it is (a) contrary to the way that the Offer was intended to be used or (b) otherwise unacceptable. 

The Fee is subject to change in accordance with the Tyro Terms & Conditions. Additional fees and charges apply as set out in the Tyro Application Form and Terms & Conditions. The Offer does not apply to terminal paper rolls and terminal accessories (additional charges apply). The Fee excludes Diners Club card transactions and MOTO fees, which are charged in accordance with Tyro’s Application Form and Terms & Conditions. 

The Offer is not available in conjunction with Bendigo Bank powered by Tyro EFTPOS products. 

Tyro and Telstra reserve the right to withdraw or extend this Offer at any time, at their discretion. If the Offer is withdrawn, the Offer will be honoured in respect of all applications received by Australia Post customers before the Offer is withdrawn.

Tyro Go requires a Bluetooth-enabled mobile device or tablet, an app to be installed and mobile network coverage. Check Google Play & App Store for the latest OS compatibility requirements. Tyro BYO requires an iPhone XS or newer with iOS 16.4 or later installed, the Tyro BYO App to be installed, and mobile network coverage.

Tyro Payments Limited ACN 103 575 042 AFSL 471951 is the issuer of its own financial products. All enquiries to Australia Post about Tyro products are referred on by Australia Post to Tyro who will to contact you about their products and provide you with further information – Australia Post cannot give advice on Tyro’s products. Telstra and Australia Post receive a financial benefit or a referral fee if you acquire a product from Tyro.