UnionPay services since December 1, 2009  
Local service hotline 00-800-800-95516  

In Sweden, UnionPay cards are accepted at shops, franchise stores and restaurants most frequented by tourists, as well as convenient stores, pharmacies, and supermarkets. UnionPay cards are accepted at the ATMs of Bankomat and Kontanten.
  • Sweden – North Country Scene
    Despite the absence of romantic aura, cultural and art in other European countries, here presents different kind of idyllic beauty. In the north, the thick forest is deep and boundless as sea, while the Sun at midnight and the wonderful northern polar light capture the imagination. In the south, flowers in full blossom are glaring as pictures, while grasslands in pieces, endless lakes and mountains are invigorating. Why not take your UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) to explore the quiet and tranquil rural countryside by driving, and appreciate the “North Country Scene”?
  • POS acceptance
    Merchants with the signage of  all accept UnionPay cards, for example: Åhléns, NK;Acne Studios, H&M, & Other Stories, ARKET;ICA, Hemköp, WILLY:S, COOP;Pressbyrå, 7-ELEVEN, Starbucks, KFC, etc. Since some of the merchants have yet to put up the UnionPay signage, cardholders may show their UnionPay cards upon the till and inquire about UnionPay acceptance.

    When using co-branded cards, you are advised to choose UnionPay as the routing option to be benefited from the special offers and services provided by UnionPay. 

    Note:Some UnionPay card acceptors or acquirers route co-branded cards  to corresponding card shcem according to the card BIN, which means co-branded cards transactions aren't routed to UnionPay without selection by cardholders and merchant cashiers. Please refer to the transaction results for the information about transaction routing.

    Paying with UnionPay credit card at some local merchants requires no PIN.Cardholders can complete the payment following the instruction of the cashier.You can also refer to relative service guide at "
    Help Center-Card-using Instructions-Service Guide for Overseas Using of UnionPay Credit Card without PIN". 
  • Cash withdrawal
    In Sweden, UnionPay cards are accepted at more than 80% of the local ATMs. All the ATMs of Bankomat and Kontanten accept UnionPay cards for cash withdrawal. There is signage of  on the screen. And the ATMs of Bankomat provide the interface in Chinese. There is orange "Uttag" logo  displayed on some Kontanten ATMs.

    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. 

    Bankomat and Kontanten ATM single withdrawal limit is 2000 SEK (ATM companies might charge a small sum of service fee), You may split your withdrawals into several times which comply with the limit(s).

  • 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.
  • Introduction of Overseas Tax Refund
        UnionPay has launched the UnionPay card (card number starting with 62) overseas tax refund service in cooperation with Global Blue 、Premier Tax Free 、Tax Free Worldwide and GB Tax Free that are the world’s largest tax refund institutions. Such service covers 38 countries and regions. You can apply for tax refunds when shopping in oversea stores only if they are labeled the following logos of tax refund cooperative institutions.
    Global tax refund institutions:   
        If you are using the Premier tax refund service, you can check the Premier global refund points and tax refund progress on Premier Tax Refund Inquiry.

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  • Tax Refund of UnionPay Cards upon Returning
    UnionPay International cooperates with United Money to launch the service of tax refund on return. If UnionPay cardholders shop in designated stores of tax refund in EU countries, it’s available to apply for tax refund upon returning after having tax return form stamped by the customs. The tax-refund process is simple in operation, rapid to the account and available to exempt the trouble of queuing. (The service is only applicable for UnionPay cards issued in Mainland China.)

    Click the following link for tax refund upon returning:
    http://www.unionpayintl.com/cn/serviceCenter/overseas/drawback/haiwai.shtml, and have more understanding of tax refund application, tax refund progress and tax refund branches.
  • More considerate services offered by UnionPay Card
    UnionPay Card Emergency Cash Assistance Service
    UnionPay cardholders can call the hotline of the issuing bank or local UnionPay hotline to apply for an emergency cash assistance capped at the equivalent of USD 5,000 if they are experiencing emergencies like lost or malfunctioning cards.

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