UnionPay services since April, 2009Local service hotline N/AIn Lebanon, UnionPay cards are accepted at shops and franchise stores most frequented by tourist and most ATMs.
Lebanon – The Crossroad of CivilizationLebanon is located in the southwest of Asia, the east coast of the Mediterranean; Its east and north part is to Syria, southern boundary to Palestine and Israel, and its west part to the Mediterranean. Here are the city of Bubrusbuilt in Phoenician era, the city of Baerbeikeconstructed in ancient Roman times and the castle built in the age of the Crusader. Beirut, known as the Middle East Little Paris, and Baalbeke, which has the famous temple in Lebanon, are not to be missed. Let the UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) be with you to explore the crossroad of civilization.
Cash withdrawalIn Lebanon, UnionPay cards are accepted at most ATMs for withdrawing local currency and US dollars. There are the signage of or on these ATMs or the ATM screen, and most ATMs provide the interface in Chinese.Please refer to the latest government policy on overseas cash withdrawal via UnionPay cards at "Help Center-Card-using Instructions-Refined Card-using Tips". Daily cash withdrawal limit from respective issuers and/or ATM may apply. Please consult your issuer on the possible cap on the amount. You may split your withdrawals into several times which comply with the limit(s).
ATM commission fee consists of two separate fees:
(1) Service fee charged by the issuer: please consult your issuer for details.
(2) Service fee charged by the ATM acquirer in Lebanon: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Lebanon and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.
Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
Select PINs that cannot be easily guessed by anyone.
Never disclose your PIN to anyone who claims to represent the bank or the police.
Be alert to your surroundings before conducting any banking transactions.
Keep a close eye on your credit card during transaction to avoid any illegal activities.
If your UnionPay card has been stolen/lost, please inform the issuer immediately.