UnionPay services since May, 2006
Local service hotline 801-4230

In Brunei, UnionPay cards are accepted at nearly 80% of merchants and 45% of ATMs.

  • Brunei – State of Peace
    Brunei is a tiny, independent, oil-rich country on the northeast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. 

    Its name translates to Abode of Peace in the Malay language.  Here are a few fun facts about 
    The largest traditional water village worldwide is established on the Brunei River and is hundreds of years old.   This water village was once described as the “Oriental Venice” by Anthony Partaga, an Italian traveler.  Brunei also has the largest and the most modern palace in the world – the Istana Nurul Iman. It is still in use today as the resting place and office space of the Sultan of Brunei. The largest manuscript of the Quran worldwide can also be found herein the male prayer hall of Jame Asr Hassanal Bolkiah Bring along your UnionPay card (card number starting with 62 or 81) to appreciate the charm this country has to offer.

  • POS acceptance
    All UnionPay cards are accepted at Merchants with the UnionPay signage. Since some of the merchants have yet to put up the UnionPay signage, cardholders are advised to show their UnionPay cards upon making payment and inquire about UnionPay acceptance.

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

    Note:Some UnionPay card acceptors or acquirers route co-branded cards  to corresponding card scheme 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.
  • Cash withdrawal

    In Brunei, UnionPay cards are accepted at 45% of ATMs for withdrawing Brunei Ringgit. Cardholders are able to withdraw the local currency at all Baiduri Bank’s ATMs.  These ATM screens come with Mandarin interface.

  • Tips
    Be alert to your surroundings before conducting any banking transactions.
    Keep a close eye on your credit card when performing transactions to avoid your card details being stolen for illegal activities.
    If your UnionPay card has been stolen/lost, please inform your bank immediately.