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With the UnionPay Prepaid Card from East West Bank, you’ll enjoy unparalleled deals and convenience when making purchases in the United States or while traveling internationally, especially in Asia. Use the card while shopping in New York or Los Angeles, grabbing a quick dim sum meal in Hong Kong, or picking up souvenirs at Beijing’s Forbidden City. For everyday purchases in the U.S. or your travels in Asia, your UnionPay Prepaid Card will be the right choice for fast and easy payments.

An East West Bank UnionPay prepaid card.

Key Benefits of the East West Bank UnionPay Prepaid Card

  • Enjoy nearly 100% acceptance in China
  • Receive discounts and special offers arranged by UnionPay at well-known merchants worldwide when you use the UnionPay card1
  • View your balance, load funds, and manage your profile with the EWBridgePayTM mobile app2
  • Withdraw cash from any ATM in China3
  • Use your prepaid card in the U.S. where Discover® and NYCE® are accepted


2 Easy Steps to Use Your Card

  1. Apply

    New Customers

    If you’ve never had an account with East West Bank, click here to apply. 

    The online application works best on Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

    Current or Previous Customers

    If you have, or previously had, an account with East West Bank, please call 833-468-8356 or visit your local branch to apply.


  3. Activate and Fund Your Card

    EWBridgePay Mobile App

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    Once you receive your new East West Bank UnionPay Prepaid Card, activate it right away from the EWBridgePay mobile app. You can manage your card balance and review transactions all within the app.2 It’s available to download from the Apple App Store® and Google Play Store®.


    Install the App

    Tap the associated app store icon and search for “EWBridgePay.”

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    For a PDF step-by-step tutorial on how to activate and fund your new card, click here.

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East West Bank is not an affiliate of or in any way officially connected with UnionPay, and as such, does not endorse or warrant UnionPay’s products or services. All product and company names are trademarks™ or registered® trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them. Please refer to the East West Bank UnionPay Prepaid Card disclosure for additional information on fees, terms and conditions.

1 Please see UnionPay's Offers & Privileges webpage for details. For questions about these benefits, please contact the UnionPay hotline for your home country.

2 Wireless carrier charges may apply.

3 A fee will be assessed when using out of network ATMs. Refer to Fee Schedule for details.