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nbs is proud to offer a new debit card in conjunction with Mastercard as the first ever Tap & Go card for Samoans.Spend, withdraw, or access your money with the nbs Debit Mastercard, at anytime, anywhere.

nbs customers now have the chance to use their money at local EFTPOS facilities – the electronic funds transfer machines used by most shops, grocery stores, clothing stores and restaurants. nbs Debit Mastercard holders can use their card when shopping at many locations around Samoa or start shopping online, or use the card while travelling overseas.  

The newnbs Debit Mastercard is a debit card, which means the card can be used to make payments or withdraw cash direct from your nbs account, and you can only spend what is available in your bank account.

Your nbs Debit Mastercard has the Tap & Go facility that makes all of the purchases you make in your everyday life quick and easy for up to $60Tala purchase using Tap & Go. You never have to take out your chequebook, show ID, go to the ATM or wait for approval.

Use your nbs Debit Mastercard at any participating merchants to purchase items such as clothing, groceries or mobile credit and the transaction will clear your bank account as if you had written a cheque for those items or paid cash.

The nbs Debit Mastercard is accepted in at over 40 million locations worldwide, it is the first time it has been made available via a Samoan bank!

    Features and Benefits:

    • Ability to purchase goods and services anywhere the Mastercard sign appears – in-store, overseas or online.
    • No need to carry around cash – its easy and convenient
    • Access over 40 ATMs in Samoa and use directly at over 100 stores and retail outlets with EFTPOS machines in the country - Speed through check outs even faster
    • Use the card at shops instead of needing to withdraw money from an ATM
    • Link to nbs internet banking, EziBank, and EziSend products and services – making it easier to manage and check transactions and balances.
    • Can be used anytime – 24 x 7
    • High level security features – protecting you and your money against unauthorised transactions
    • Mastercard is accepted at over 40 million locations worldwide
    • Great for travelling or sending money abroad - use your nbs Debit MasterCard to withdraw cash from overseas banks and ATMs displaying the Mastercard logo.
    • View your account balance 24 x 7 via ATMs or internet banking
    • Available for both business and private bank account holders (T&C’s apply)

    Application Requirements

    To be eligible to obtain a nbs debit Mastercard you need to:

    • Have a current nbs bank account or sign up as a new customer
    • Be 18 years and over
    • Be a Samoan resident or have a residency visa


    Transactional Fee

    • Withdrawal at local and other ATMs $0.50
    • Purchase on EFTPOS/online $0.50
    • Enquire at another Bank’s ATM $2.00
    • Foreign Currency cross border 2.5% of exchange rate

    Surcharges reported may be applied

    • EFTPOS surcharge applied by merchants we cannot control
    • ATM Surcharge applied by ATM owner we cannot control $15 *Surcharges, we advise customers if you do not agree do not accept nor confirm the payment.

    Card & Account administration Fees

    • Annual & Joining Fee $65
    • Replacement card Fee $20
    • Emergency card Fee $30
    • PIN replacement $10

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For more information about Mastercard® either contact nbs at one of our branches or call our team on +685 26766.

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