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In Bahrain, UnionPay cards are accepted at 60% POS and some ATMs.
  • Bahrain – Pearl of the Gulf
    Bahrain, located in the southwest of the Persian Gulf, is the only island in the Arab world. Bahrain has beautiful scenery, and the climate is like spring all year round, who is also known as the "Pearl of the Gulf".  Natural springs have spread everywhere since ancient times; Thenatural coconut groves nurtured by the spiritual water and splendid Arab sunshine have dotted around, of which Bahrain has become a place for long-lasting water supply from east to west. Take your UnionPay card(card number starting with 62)  to Bahrain in the name of the water.
  • POS acceptance
    More than 60% POS terminals in Bahrain accept UnionPay.
  • Cash withdrawal
    In Bahrain, UnionPay cards are accepted at ATMs of HSBC, Citi Bank and Standard Chartered Bank. There are the signage of  , ,or  ,on these ATMs or the ATM screen, and someATMs provide the interface in Chinese. 

    Please refer to the latest government policy on overseas cash withdrawal via UnionPay cards at "Help Center-Card-using Instructions-Refined Card-using Tips". Daily cash withdrawal limit from respective issuers and/or ATM may apply. Please consult your issuer on the possible cap on the amount. You may split your withdrawals into several times which comply with the limit(s).
  • Charges
    ATM commission fee consists of two separate fees: 
    (1) Service fee charged by the issuer: please consult your issuer for details.
    (2) Service fee charged by the ATM acquirer in Bahrain: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Bahrain and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.

    Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
  • Tips
    Select PINs that cannot be easily guessed by anyone.
    Never disclose your PIN to anyone who claims to represent the bank or the police.
    Be alert to your surroundings before conducting any banking transactions.
    Keep a close eye on your credit card during transaction to avoid any illegal activities.
    If your UnionPay card has been stolen/lost, please inform the issuer immediately.