With the UnionPay Prepaid Card from East West Bank, you’ll enjoy unparalleled convenience in making payments while traveling internationally, especially in Asia. Use the card for a stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Shanghai, a quick dim sum meal in Hong Kong, or souvenirs at Beijing’s Forbidden City. Wherever your travels take you, your UnionPay Prepaid Card will be the right choice for fast and easy payment.

Key Benefits of the East West Bank UnionPay Prepaid Card

  • Enjoy nearly 100% acceptance in China
  • View your balance, load funds, and manage your profile with the EWBridgePayTM mobile app2
  • Enjoy competitive exchange rates
  • Withdraw cash from any ATM in China3
  • Use your 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, please click here to apply. A Social Security Number (SSN) is required in order 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 our application hotline at 833.468.8356. You may also visit your local East West Bank branch.

If you have questions about your application or are unsure if you’re a previous customer, please call 833.468.8356.

2: Activate & Fund Your Card

Once you receive your new East West Bank UnionPay Prepaid Card, activate it right away from the EWBridgePayTM mobile app.


EWBridgePayTM Mobile App

Manage your card balance and review transactions with the EWBridgePay mobile app1 It’s free to download from the Apple App Store® and Google Play Store®.


Click here for a step-by-step tutorial on how to download the app.

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Click here for a step-by-step tutorial on how to activate and fund your new card.

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Install the App

Click on the App Store icon and download “EWBridgePay” app.

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Google Play

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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.

Wireless carrier charges may apply.

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