Acceptance of JCB Debit and Credit cards in Bhutan/ INR Prepaid Card

Acceptance of JCB Debit and Credit cards

This is to kindly inform that today (26th September 2016) Bank of Bhutan (BoB) has launched Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) cards making it the first bank inn the country to accept cards (Debit and Credit) issued by Japan Credit Bureau International Company.

With this launch, any BoB’s Point of Sale (PoS) terminals and ATMS across Bhutan will be able to accept any JCBV Debit and Credit Cards. BoB currently has more than 480 PoS terminals and 82 ATM.s across Bhutan.

This would be especially beneficially to the Japanese tourists for transaction while in Bhutan. Please find here the press release of BoB on acceptance off JCB cards.

INR Prepaid Card

Also today, BoB launched INR Prepaid cards which is available to Bhutanese, even to those who do not have account in BoB. The limitation is INR 50,000 per month. Please find here the press release.

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