The Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card offers a convenient and secure way to make online and offline payments without the need for a traditional bank account or credit check. It’s linked to your eWallet balance and can be used worldwide wherever Visa is accepted. Here are the steps to apply for the Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card online:
Step 1: Update Your Touch ‘n Go eWallet App
Before applying for the card, ensure that you have the latest version of the Touch ‘n Go eWallet app installed on your smartphone. You can update the app through your device’s app store. Additionally, complete the eKYC verification process within the app, which involves scanning your MyKad or passport and taking a selfie for verification purposes. This step is necessary to enjoy higher wallet limits and access more features.
Step 2: Access the “Visa Card” Section and Initiate the Application
- Open the Touch ‘n Go eWallet app.
- Locate and tap on the “Visa Card” icon, which can typically be found on the app’s homepage or in your profile settings.
- Within the “Visa Card” section, select “Get Card Now.”
- Enter the name you prefer to be displayed on your Visa card.
To complete the application, you will be required to make a one-time payment of RM18 (inclusive of GST) using the funds available in your eWallet. This payment covers various fees, including delivery charges and a contribution to United Voice, a self-advocacy society supporting individuals with learning disabilities in Malaysia.
Step 3: Await Card Delivery and Activate Your Card
Upon successful payment, you will receive a confirmation email containing a tracking number to monitor the delivery status of your Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card. Delivery typically takes up to 14 working days.
Once your card arrives, follow these steps to activate it:
- Open the Touch ‘n Go eWallet app.
- Access the “Visa Card” section.
- Choose “Activate Card.”
- Scan the QR code located on the back of your Visa card using your smartphone’s camera.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the activation process.
Congratulations! Your Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card is now successfully activated and ready for use. You can start making online and offline payments with it.
Tips for Using Your Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card
Here are some tips to make the most of your Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card:
- The card is numberless, which enhances security by not displaying a card number, expiry date, or CVV on the physical card. However, you can access these details within the app as needed.
- Take advantage of the card’s security features, such as the ability to lock and unlock it via the app. You can also set spending limits and enable or disable specific features like online payments, overseas transactions, and ATM withdrawals.
- Ensure your eWallet has sufficient funds before using the card, as the card balance is linked to your eWallet balance. Top up your eWallet using various methods, including FPX online banking, debit or credit cards, or cash at select merchants.
- Transactions made with the card are deducted instantly from your eWallet balance. Keep track of your spending by reviewing transaction history and receipts in the app.
- The card is accepted globally wherever Visa is recognized. However, be aware that some merchants or ATM providers may impose additional fees or charges. Check the applicable fees in advance.
- When using the card overseas, you can benefit from competitive currency exchange rates. Nonetheless, it’s advisable to check the exchange rate before making any transactions.
- Explore various offers and rewards available through your Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card from Visa and the eWallet service. You can discover these offers within the app.
Applying for the Touch ‘n Go eWallet Visa Card provides you with a flexible and secure payment option for various financial needs. If you have any questions or require assistance, you can reach out to the Touch ‘n Go eWallet support team for further guidance.