How To Activate UOB Credit Card for Overseas Use

How To Activate UOB Credit Card for Overseas Use

The magnetic stripe on all UOB Credit, Debit and ATM Cards are disabled for overseas point-of-sale transactions and ATM access to reduce the risk of unauthorized transactions being effected on the Card.

Please note that E-commerce, point-of-sale EMV chip & contactless transactions will remain enabled for overseas use.

How to enable

You just need UOB TMRW and your recipient’s phone number for instant, secure transfers to Malaysia or Thailand.

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Overseas QR payment

Use UOB TMRW to scan a participating QR code and pay with your phone when you shop overseas, just like you do at home!

Overseas funds transfer

Need to transfer funds to friends and family living abroad? Do it instantly on your phone with UOB TMRW

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Credit and Debit Card Activation


ACTVC‹space›last 4 digits of your card number to 71423

E.g. ACTVC 9876 (if the last 4 digits of your card number is 9876)


UOB TMRW – Bank seamlessly anytime, anywhere

The all-in-1 banking app to meet your needs. Download and activate your card via the app.


Activate your card through our online activation page. You will receive a One-Time Password (OTP) via SMS to complete the activation.

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Activate without phone number

You can still activate your card with the methods below while waiting for your mobile number to be updated with the Bank

It is important that you update your mobile number with us as you will be receiving One-Time Passwords (OTP) or banking transaction alerts via SMS. Please ensure that the mobile phone number registered with the Bank must be unique to yourself, so as to protect the confidentiality of your card activities

To update your mobile number, please log on to UOB TMRW or UOB Personal Internet Banking.

Please call 24-hour Customer Service Hotline at 1800 222 2121 immediately.

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