Apply for Smart Buddy

Wanting your child to go cashless in school or out of school? Apply for the POSB Smart Buddy today!


Important information

  • Please refer to the list to see if your Child's school is Smart Buddy enabled.
  • Do ensure your mailing address is updated before proceeding with the Smart Buddy application.
  • For the Smart Buddy Card, your child's name must not exceed 24 letters including spacing and special characters such as - & ( ) .

How to apply for Smart Buddy

DBS digibot (Smart Buddy Enabled Schools)
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Launch our DBS digibot and tap Yes to apply for POSB Smart Buddy.
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Tap on Authenticate Me.
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Select the account where the funds should be deducted from.
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Step 4
Enter your child's name to be printed on the Smart Buddy Card and select 6 to 12 years old for your child's age group.

You may choose between Watch & Card or Card Only.
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Input the relevant details about your child if you wish to link your child’s DBS/POSB bank account with Smart Buddy.
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Review the Application Details and tap on Submit.
Get the latest POSB Smart Buddy app now!
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Step 1
Launch our DBS digibot and tap Yes to apply for POSB Smart Buddy.
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Tap on Authenticate Me.
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Select the account where the funds should be deducted from.
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Step 4
Enter your child's name to be printed on the Smart Buddy Card and select 13 to 17 years old for your child's age group.

Only the Smart Buddy Card would be issued.
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Input the relevant details about your child if you wish to link your child’s DBS/POSB bank account with Smart Buddy.
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Review the Application Details and tap on Submit.
Get the latest POSB Smart Buddy app now!
phone frame
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1
Step 1
Launch our DBS digibot and tap Yes to apply for POSB Smart Buddy.
2
Step 2
Tap on Authenticate Me.
3
Step 3
Select the account where the funds should be deducted from.
4
Step 4
Enter your child's name to be printed on the Smart Buddy Card.

Since it is Non-Smart Buddy enabled school, only the Smart Buddy Card will be issued.
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Step 5
Input the relevant details about your child if you wish to link your child’s DBS/POSB bank account with Smart Buddy.
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Step 6
Review the Application Details and tap on Submit.
Get the latest POSB Smart Buddy app now!

More information

  • You will receive an email acknowledgement upon successful submission of the application.
  • The Smart Buddy Pack will be delivered to your registered mailing address within 7 working days.
  • Your child will be able to use the tap-and-pay at any NETS retailers out-of-school with this logo: Contactless NETS image .
  • You will be able to identify your Smart Buddy Card by referring to the card number indicated on the reverse of the payment chip.

    Smart Buddy Card
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