UnionPay services since      September, 2010  
Local service hotline          00-800-800-95516

In Kuwait, UnionPay cards are accepted at over 10,000 merchants and almost all ATMs.
  • Kuwait – Pocket CountryinSouth-west Asia
    Kuwait is located in northeast of Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia, northwest to the Persian Gulf, near the Persian Gulf,south to Saudi Arabia and north to Iraq. Kuwait is a country who is still in the monarchy. Kuwait City is the capital of Kuwait, the important port of politics, economy and cultureof Kuwait, and the international channel for trading in Persian Gulf. Located in the west coast of Persian Gulf, Kuwait has beautiful scenery, full od vitality, is a pearl in the Arabian Peninsula. Take your UnionPay card(card number starting with 62)  to take a look at the pocket country inl Southwest Asia.
  • POS acceptance
  • Cash withdrawal
    In Kuwait, UnionPay cards are accepted at ATMs of HSBC for withdrawing cash in local currency. There are the signage of  on these ATMs or the ATM screen, and most of ATMs provide the interface in Chinese.

    ATMs location inquiry page:

    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).
  • Charges
    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 Kuwait: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Kuwait and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.

    Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
  • Tips
    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.