UnionPay Cards Now Supported by over 27 Million Merchants and 1.1 Million ATMs in the Chinese Mainland

  • Cash withdrawal using UnionPay cards is supported by all ATMs in the Chinese Mainland. The service is available in any bank or 24-hour self-service banking outlet including those at land ports of entry, airports, railway stations etc.

  • UnionPay cardholders can enjoy safe and convenient payment services at a wide range of merchant locations for multiple use cases such as public transit, hotels and schools by paying with UnionPay cards, mobile QuickPass and e-wallets supporting UnionPay QR Code.

* Cash withdrawal limits have been implemented on ATMs in Mainland China in accordance with the requirements of China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange. For bankcards issued outside Mainland China, the limit is CNY 3,000 per withdrawal transaction. Some ATMs might be subject to additional withdrawal restrictions. Please refer to ATM terminals for details.

Payment Methods

Pay by UnionPay Card

Purchases made in the Chinese Mainland can be paid for in a safe and convenient way by UnionPay magnetic cards, chip cards and QuickPass (including mobile QuickPass) without the need for currency exchange.

Pay by UnionPay QR Code

Over 25 million merchants in the Chinese Mainland support UnionPay QR Code payments. Both UnionPay App and overseas digital wallets adopting UnionPay specifications (e.g., BOC Pay from Hong Kong, BC from South Korea and NETS from Singapore) are widely supported.

Chinese Visa Application Express Service

Chinese Visa Application Express Service for UnionPay Cardholders in Australia,Singapore and South Korea

Currently, Chinese Visa Application Service Centers in Australia, Singapore South Korea and Malaysia are offering exclusive VIP counter or VIP service for UnionPay card holders. The centers also offer information on UnionPay card application, usage and promotions.

VIP Express Service:

Step 1: Go to the queuing machines at the hall of the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Australia, show your UnionPay card issued by Australia Post and Bank of China (Australia) to get a VIP queuing number.
Step 2: Follow instructions to the specified counter to submit your files
Service available at the visa centers in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, and Perth.

UnionPay VIP Counter:

Step 1: Go to the queuing machines at the hall of the Chinese Visa Application Service Centers in Singapore, South Korea and Malaysia, show your UnionPay card to get a queuing number at UnionPay VIP Counter.
Step 2: Follow instructions to UnionPay VIP Counter to submit your files.
Service available at the visa center in Singapore, and the visa centers located in Seoul Plaza, Seoul Namsan Plaza in South Korea.

Advantages of UnionPay Chinese Visa Application Express Service:

UnionPay is the only international bankcard association offering Chinese Visa application express service. UnionPay cardholders can enjoy convenient visa application service.