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Lawson Bank, Ltd. You can now charge cash to Aeon’s electronic money “WAON” from the new Lawson Bank ATM machine

Lawson Bank, Ltd.
You can now charge cash to Aeon’s electronic money “WAON” from the new Lawson Bank ATM machine
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AEON Financial Service Co., Ltd. (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Kenji Fujita, hereinafter referred to as “AEON Financial Services”) and Lawson Bank, Ltd. (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Naoki Tsuruta,
hereinafter “Lawson Bank”) are cash In order to respond to the need for more secure and convenient use of telephone-response services, we have partnered with Lawson Bank for the use of “ATM charge” *2 at new ATM machines *1, and from July 1, 2024 (Monday), We have started charging cash to Aeon’s electronic money “WAON”*3. Until now, Aeon Bank ATMs were the only ATMs that could charge cash to WAON, but with the addition of the new Lawson Bank ATM, the number of places where you can charge money has expanded, making it even more convenient and closer to home.
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/38381/132/resize/d38381-132-4983ece30205eeb5c6d1-0.jpg&s3=38381-132-82481a973e4479ac265782de3c6f0a52-580×527.jpg] You can now charge WAON at the new Lawson Bank ATM!
Equipped with NFC (near field communication technology), the new Lawson Bank ATMs are equipped with NFC (near field communication technology), which allows them to charge electronic money and other services in addition to the QR code*4 payment app service provided by current ATMs. It is now possible to top up contactless payment apps and cards with cash. Starting in January 2024, Lawson Bank will gradually introduce the service to Lawson stores and commercial facilities nationwide, and as of the end of June 2024, approximately 1,400 machines have been installed, expanding the number of locations where it can be used.
Since its launch in April 2007, Aeon’s electronic money “WAON” has been expanding the number of places where it can be used, based on the concept of electronic money for consumers that can be easily used by anyone, anytime, anywhere. . Recognized for its speedy payments and convenience as it eliminates the need to deposit and withdraw coins, the total number of issued cards has exceeded 100 million and can be used at over 1.37 million WAON member stores nationwide.
AEON Financial Service and Lawson Bank will continue to promote cashless payments and provide convenient and safe services to customers.
*1 For details on Lawson Bank’s new ATM, click here
(https://www.lawsonbank.jp/corporate/release/pdf/20240126_01_release.pdf, https://www.lawsonbank.jp/corporate/release/pdf/20240126_02_release .pdf). You can search for the new ATM installation locations here (https://map.lawsonbank.jp/p/lbankatm/?cond10=COL_19%3A1).
*2 “ATM Charge” is a registered trademark of Seven Bank, Ltd. For details on the “ATM Charge” service, please see here
(https://www.lawsonbank.jp/lp/atmcharge/).
*3 “WAON” is a registered trademark of Aeon Co., Ltd. For service details of “WAON”, please see here (https://www.waon.net/).
*4 “QR code” is a registered trademark of Denso Wave Co., Ltd. ■How to charge electronic money with cash at the new Lawson Bank ATM machine You can charge WAON with cash from the new Lawson Bank ATM. For information on how to use “ATM Charge” at the new ATM, please also see here (https://www.lawsonbank.jp/lp/atmcharge/#electronic).
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How to charge electronic money with cash at the new Lawson Bank ATM machine [Notes]
*Cash charge is in 1,000 yen increments for amounts over 1,000 yen. It is not possible to deposit an amount that exceeds the maximum balance limit for “WAON”.
*Notes on using Lawson Bank ATMs
The only cash that can be deposited is banknotes.
Cancellations and refunds cannot be made after the charge (deposit) procedure is completed.
Regardless of availability, if system maintenance is performed, the service may be suspended for a certain period of time.
If the store where the ATM is installed is not open 24 hours a day, you will not be able to use the ATM outside of the store’s business hours, even if the ATM is available.
-Overview of Aeon Financial Service-
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-Overview of Lawson Bank-
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