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    DBS Black Visa Card for Reward Points

    Shopping becomes a whole new experience with the DBS Black Visa Card. It gives you 3x DBS Points for every S$5 you spend through Visa payWave transactions in the country. For all other transactions, you can earn 1x DBS Points for every 5 dollars spent on the card. Apart from this, the My Preferred Payment Plan facility helps you shop now and pay for your purchases at a later date. You also get the option of converting your larger purchases into smaller amounts and paying them in instalments over periods of up to 12 months. Now you can shop with more freedom knowing that you have the financial flexibility to pay smaller amounts every month. This card also gives you access to some of the best deals on fashion shopping and dining courtesy of DBS Lifestyle. You can earn 1x DBS Points for such spends.

    Key Features

    Feature Description
    Reward points on transactions at local payWave POS terminals 3 DBS Points per S$5
    Reward points on all other purchases 1 DBS Points per S$5

    Additional Benefits

    • The bank offers frequent promotional offers on this card. For more information, check our dedicated page.
    • Enjoy a range of benefits on shopping, travel, hotel, dining, online purchases and more with your card.
    • With the DBS Lifestyle app, you can manage your cards, redeem your points, and stay apprised of the latest deals and promotions.

    Earning Rewards

    • DBS Points will be awarded to the principal cardholder’s account on retail purchases on a per transaction basis. It will be rounded up to the nearest whole number for ease of calculation.
    • You’ll earn additional 2x DBS Points when making transactions at Visa payWave terminals in Singapore alone.
    • To convert your reward points to air miles, you’ll have to enrol for the frequent flyer mile programme. You can enrol for the KrisFlyer Miles programme, Asia Miles programme, or the BIG Points programme. An administrative fee of S$26.75 will be charged to your card for the purpose.
    • DBS Points and DBS redemption vouchers can’t be exchanged against cash.

    Calculate Miles from DBS Black Visa Card

    Let us assume that you’re spending S$1,200 on your card every month. Of this, you’re charging S$700 to your card at Visa payWave terminals in Singapore and you’re spending S$500 on all other purchases.

    Categories Monthly Spend DBS Points Earned Equivalent Miles
    Local Visa payWave purchases S$700 420 840 KrisFlyer/Asia Miles or 1,260 BIG points.
    All other purchases S$500 100 200 KrisFlyer/Asia Miles or 300 AirAsia BIG points.
    Total S$1,200 520 1,040 KrisFlyer/Asia Miles or 1,560 BIG points.

    Note: These numbers are for illustrative purposes only. The bank reserves the right to make changes to rewards programmes, conversion rates, and terms and conditions at its sole discretion and without prior intimation.

    Redeeming your Earned Reward Points

    • In order to redeem your DBS Points, simply visit the dedicated rewards page on the bank’s website. You’ll have to enter your 16-digit credit card number and NRIC details/passport details to login and complete the process.
    • You can also redeem your points through the DBS Rewards app.
    • If you’re an iBanking customer, you can login to your online account and redeem your points.
    • You may also redeem your points by calling the bank’s 24-hour customer support hotline.
    • You can convert your DBS Points to miles through the rewards programme page on the bank’s website or by calling the dedicated number.

    Once you redeem your points, you can expect to receive your vouchers within seven working days. The DBS Points earned on your card will expire if you don’t use them within one year from the quarterly period in which they were earned.

    You can convert your DBS Points to KrisFlyer/Asia Miles at the rate of one DBS Points for two miles. You can convert your accumulated points to miles only in blocks of 10,000 miles.

    One DBS point is, however, equal to three AirAsia BIG points. Conversions are accepted in blocks of 1,500 BIG points.

    DBS Black Visa Card Interest Rates

    Type of Interest Charge
    Retail purchases 25.9% p.a., subject to a minimum charge of S$2.5.
    Cash advance 28% p.a., subject to a minimum charge of S$2.5.
    Instalment payment plan 0%

    DBS Black Visa Card Fee and Charges

    Type of Charge Charge
    Annual fee S$192.6 (Waived for the first year)
    Overseas transaction fee
    • 1.8% administrative fee,
    • 1% fee charged by VISA, and
    • 1% if transaction involves dynamic conversion.
    Late payment fee S$100 on an outstanding balance that exceeds S$50.
    Over limit fee S$40.
    Cash advance fee 6% of the amount withdrawn, subject to a minimum charge of S$15.
    Supplementary card fee S$96.3

    Activating the Card for Overseas Expenses

    You can enable your card for overseas use by:

    • Sending an SMS to the number specified by the bank.
    • Using POSB or DBS ATM.
    • Using your iBanking account.
    • Using digibank services offered by DBS.

    Instalment Payment Plans Available

    The My Preferred Payment Plan is an interest-free instalment plan which you get with this card.

    You can choose any one of the 3-, 6- and 12-month tenures available with this card. You’ll have to spend a minimum of S$100 in a single transaction on qualifying spend to be eligible for this plan. Plans beyond 12 months would attract interest rates.

    You can combine up to 10 transactions for enjoying the benefits of this plan. If you conduct a transaction in foreign currencies, the amount will be converted to Singapore dollars at the prevailing rate determined by DBS before being considered and processed under the plan.

    If you opt for early redemption, an administrative charge of S$150 will be levied by the bank.

    Cash Withdrawal on the Credit Card

    The withdrawal limit on your card is linked to your credit availability. The daily cash withdrawal limit from a DBS or POSB ATM is S$3,000 by default. There is no restriction on the minimum amount that can be withdrawn.

    Eligibility Criteria

    To find out if you are eligible for this card, take a look at the page that lists the eligibility criteria.

    Lost/Stolen Cards

    If your card is lost or stolen, you need to inform the bank as soon as possible. This can be done online or by calling the bank’s helpline numbers. Once reported, the bank will not hold you liable for any fraudulent transactions that are made on the card.

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    What Else Do I Need to Know?

    How to Enable/Disable Auto Debit & Standing Instructions

    Through iBanking/Recurring Payment Form

    • Log into your iBanking account and set it up.
    • In case you are not an internet banking customer, download the ‘Recurring Payment Form’ and submit it to DBS.
    • Request for this service at the participating merchant outlet.

    To disable this facility, contact the merchant directly.

    How to Apply for the Card & Check the Application Status

    Through iBanking/Card & PIN/Online and Follow Up With the Bank

    You can apply for this credit card in the following ways:

    • Log into your iBanking account
    • Use your existing DBS card and PIN
    • Via the bank’s website

    To track the application status, log into your iBanking account or phone banking account.

    How to Check Balance

    Through iBanking/Digibank/SMS/Phone Banking

    Check your credit card balance any of the following channels:

    • iBanking
    • Digibank
    • SMS banking
    • Phone banking

    How Can the Bill Be Paid?

    Through iBanking/Digibank/GIRO/ATM/SMS/VTM/Cheque/AXS

    You can pay bills through either of the following methods:

    • iBanking
    • digibank
    • Interbank GIRO
    • SMS Banking
    • Any DBS/POSB ATM
    • Video Teller Machine (VTM)
    • AXS Stations
    • Cheque payment

    How Much Is the Minimum Payment to Be Made on the Card?

    3% of the Outstanding Balance or Min S$50

    The minimum amount due every month is the higher of 3% of the outstanding balance or S$50. In addition, you are liable to pay any amount overdue or any amount exceeding your available credit limit.

    What Is the Grace Period?

    20 days

    The interest-free period on the DBS Black Visa Card is 20 days before the next statement gets generated.

    Which Mobile Wallets Can This Be Used With?

    Apple Pay/Google Pay/Samsung Pay

    You can link your credit card to Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay.

    Can It Be Used With EZ-Link?


    Yes, your DBS Black Visa Card can be linked with EZ-Link transactions. However, you will not earn any reward points on such transactions.

    How to Block or Unblock the Card

    Online/Call Customer Service

    You can block your credit card on the bank’s website or by calling the 24-hour customer service hotline.

    You can follow the same process to unblock your card.

    How to Reset the PIN

    Through Online Form/VTM/iBanking/Digibank

    Reset your PIN through any of the methods below:

    • Fill and submit an online form
    • Through a Video Teller Machine (VTM)
    • Log into iBanking
    • Use DBS digibank

    What Is the Billing Cycle and the Bill Due Date?

    20 Calendar Days for Minimum Due Payment/1 Month for Full Payment (Can Start on Any Day)

    • The minimum payment is due within 20 calendar days from the date your statement is generated.
    • The full payment is due by the next statement date.

    Let’s say, your bill was generated on 12 November, then your payment due date will be 22 November. The minimum amount should be paid by this date and the complete amount should be paid on/before 12 December.

    How to Get a Replacement Card

    You can apply for a card replacement by either calling the customer service centre or leaving your card details with the bank.

    How to Temporarily Increase the Limit of the Card

    Through iBanking/Online Form

    If you want to temporarily increase your credit limit, you can log into your iBanking account or by using the bank’s digital banking services and leaving your details on the website.

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