Debit Cards

PAssion POSB MasterCard® Debit Card

Enjoy better benefits and more savings at over 2,500 places islandwide!

Product Details

Free membership^ and a Skechers bag+ (worth S$59) when you sign up now!

^The membership fee (worth S$12) will be waived for first 5 years. Subsequent membership fee will only be charged upon card renewal.
+ The Skechers bag will only be available for redemption till 31 March 2015. While stocks last.

Great Rewards

  • Earn 1 point for every S$1 purchase at Cold Storage, Giant and Guardian Health & Beauty stores to offset your next purchase – no minimum purchase needed.

Enjoy a Free Cab Ride on Us

  • Register at Comfort DelGro CabRewards website and 1,000 Cabpoints (equivalent to a S$5 Comfort voucher) will be credited upon successful account activation.

Steps to redeeming your Free Cab Ride:

  • Register your PAssion POSB Debit Card EZ-Link CAN number (found at back of card 1009 72xx xxx xxxx) on ComfortDelGro CabRewards website -
  • Enter promotion code POSBPA
  • Click Register to proceed
  • Activate CabRewards via email
  • 1,000 Cabpoints will be awarded upon successful registration of the PAssion POSB Debit Card EZ-Link CAN number
  • To redeem the S$5 ComfortDelGro voucher, click on REDEEM and check out. The voucher will be mailed out to you within 14 working days.

For full Terms and Conditions, click here

0.3% cashback on all local spends

  • Enjoy 0.3% cashback for purchases signed for in Singapore. This includes local online, mail and telephone orders. Cashback terms and conditions apply.

Save More When You Spend

  • Enjoy attractive savings when you spend with your PAssion POSB Debit Card.

One Card. Multiple Savings & Rewards

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PAssion Card
Withdraw cash in Singapore and worldwide^
Pay for your purchases by using your PIN locally and overseas (e.g. NETS)
Sign for point-of-sale, online, phone and mail order transactions at MasterCard® accepting merchants worldwide
Earn 0.3% cashback1 for local purchase made with MasterCard®
Enjoy contactless mode of payment with MasterCard® PayPass
Dining and shopping privileges at over 1,500 POSB/DBS merchant outlets
Free entry to selected local attractions
Discount at over 1,000 PAssion Merchant outlets
Earn TapForMore points3 at Cold Storage, Market Place, Giant and Guardian Health & Beauty Stores
Exclusive privileges at all Community Clubs & other PA outlets islandwide, and further 2% off members' rates when you pay with your Cards at all CCs or online3
Earn 1.5X STAR$®2 when you shop at participating CapitaMalls3
Complimentary National Library Board Partner Membership for 5 years
Easy travel on buses, MRT/LRT and taxis with EZ-Link CEPAS/NETS FlashPay

#Purchases are directly deducted from your bank account. There are potential risks of unauthorised signature-based, MasterCard® PayPass or card-not-present transactions. Subject to the DBS Debit Card Agreement, the maximum liability for unauthorised transactions not due to your negligence is S$100. Please allow up to 14 days to process refunds. DBS Debit Card Agreement applies. For a copy of the DBS Debit Card Agreement, please visit here.

^ It is recommended that you set the magnetic stripe on your Card(s) to disallow overseas use when you are in Singapore because the risk of unauthorised transactions. Occurring on the Card is higher when the magnetic stripe is enabled for overseas use, as the magnetic stripe data can be easily copied.

+For Singaporeans and Singapore PRs only. Terms and conditions apply.

1Applicable to all local retail signature-based, online, mail and phone purchases. Not applicable to NETS purchases, bill payments and online transaction. Minimum spending S$500 per quarter is required to be entitled to the cashback.

2Activate your CAPITASTAR privilege at or CAPITASTAR Self-Service Kiosks at participating malls today.

3An activation period of 5 working days is required. For full details and terms and conditions of the SG50 PAssion POSB Debit Card, please visit

Click here for important notes

How does my PAssion POSB Debit Card Work?

This PAssion POSB Debit Card can be used at ATMs and for PIN-based transactions at selected merchants in Singapore and at Maestro or Cirrus enabled merchants overseas. It also allows you to sign for local and overseas purchases and perform contactless payment via MasterCard® PayPass, card-not-present transactions (such as online, mail and phone orders), which shall be paid for by directly deducting the transaction amount(s) from your bank account.

Your MasterCard® Debit Limit for signature-based, MasterCard® PayPass™ and card-not-present transactions is set at S$2,000. A Debit Card carries risks of unauthorized signature-based, MasterCard® PayPass™ or card-not-present transactions. You may choose to increase/decrease this limit upon activation.

Are there any limits on how much I can spend with my PAssion POSB Debit Card?

The default daily spending limit for PIN-based transactions (NETS) is S$3,000. The default daily withdrawal limit at ATMs is S$3,000.

The shared MasterCard® Debit limit for the following is set at S$2,000.

  • Signature-based transactions
  • Contactless payment with MasterCard® PayPass
  • Online payments
  • Mail orders
  • Phone orders
You may choose to increase/decrease the MasterCard Debit Limit# upon Card Activation via iBanking or your nearest POSB branch

#Limit is shared between signature-based transactions, contactless payment with MasterCard® PayPass/Visa payWave and card-not-present (such as online, phone and mail orders) transactions. The limit on the card is subject to your available bank balance, whichever is lower.


What should I do if my Card is lost, stolen or if my PIN has been compromised?

Please notify us immediately by calling 1800 111 1111 (from Singapore) or +65 6327 2265 (International).

  • Please make a police report and provide us with a copy of the report and in certain circumstances accompanied by written confirmation of the loss/ theft/ disclosure and any other information that we may require.
  • Once we establish, with your assistance, that the loss or theft of your Card or PIN compromise was not due to your fault or negligence, your liability for unauthorised transactions effected after such loss, theft or unauthorised disclosure but before we are notified thereof shall be limited to S$100.
  • You will not be liable for any transactions carried out after you have notified us.
  • We will refund the amounts deducted from your bank account for unauthorised transactions, in excess of the applicable liability cap, within 14 working days from the time you submit all the necessary information to us.

Is there a membership fee?

Yes. A 5-year PAssion membership costs just S$12 for applicants aged 18 to 59 years and S$10 for all other applicable ages.

A pro-rated membership fee applies if you are an existing PAssion Card member. Existing PAssion Co-brand Cardholders holding on to PAssion Co-brand Cards such as Civil Service Club, HomeTeamNS, Overseas Singaporean Unit and Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) will not be eligible for the membership fee pro-ration.

When will my PAssion membership be activated?

Your PAssion membership will be activated 5 working days upon the approval of the PAssion POSB Debit Card. Upon activation of your PAssion membership, you will be able to enjoy PAssion privileges such as the TapForMore Rewards Programme, National Library Board Premium Membership and discounts at Community Clubs.

How does EZ-Reload work?

Use it as an ez-link card to pay for your daily transport, as well as for parking at over 400 CEPAS-enabled carparks islandwide. To use the ez-link facility, simply top-up the ez-link purse on your Card. Click here to sign-up for EZ-Reload.

Can I apply for a supplementary Card?

Supplementary Card is not applicable to the PAssion POSB Debit Card.

If I am currently an existing PAssion Cardholder, can I still apply for the PAssion POSB Card?

Yes, you can. Your existing PAssion Card Membership will be terminated once your application for the PAssion POSB Debit Card is approved.  A new lease of 5-years membership will commence with the PAssion POSB Debit Card.  
In celebration of SG50, all PAssion POSB Debit Cards issued from now till 31 December 2015, will have the membership fees* waived!  Thus, though there is no refund of the remaining membership fees on the old card, you will, however, enjoy free 5-years membership on the new card!
  *The membership fee (worth S$12) will be waived for first 5 years. Subsequent membership fee will only be charged upon card renewal.

Will the TapForMore Programme in my existing PAssion Card be transferred to the new PAssion POSB Card?

Yes, it will be transferred within 5 working days upon approval of the new PAssion POSB Card.

What is MasterCard® PayPass?

MasterCard® PayPass is a contactless payment method for purchases of S$100 and below at all MasterCard® contactless point-of-sale readers. Simply hold your PAssion POSB Debit Card on the contactless reader to pay for your purchases.

Will I need to activateMasterCard® PayPass when I receive the Card?

For Cards instantly issued from the branch, you can start using MasterCard® PayPass™ for your purchases immediately.

For Cards received via mail, you will need to activate your Card using iBanking or at an ATM before you can start using MasterCard® PayPass for your purchases