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Online Banking Service FAQ(Personal)


 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Getting Started
1. How do I apply for Bank of China Internet Banking?
2. What are the services available?
3. What are the fees and charges?
4. What are the service hours for Internet Banking? 
5. How many accounts can I link to my Internet Banking?

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Login
1. How do I access Internet Banking for the first time?
2. How do I perform a One-Time Activation for my eToken?
3. What is the Internet Banking Pin Mailer? 
4. What can I do if I am not able to log in to Internet Banking with the correct credentials?
5. Can I change my username & password?
6. How can I customise my home page?


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Online Services

My Accounts
1. Can I see a summary of all my accounts?
2. Which of my BOC accounts can I view on Internet Banking?
3. How far back can I view my account history?
4. How can I link/unlink my Savings, Current, Multi-Currency Savings and Loan accounts on Internet Banking?


Funds Transfer
1. What are the types of funds transfers that can be performed in Internet Banking?
2. How do I perform a 3rd party funds transfer?
3. When can I perform a funds transfer?
4. What is the transfer limit?
5. How do I know the exchange rate for the transactions performed in different currencies?


International Remittance
1. What are the differences between International Remittance and RMB Pre-Settlement?
2. What are the fees and charges for these services?
3. How do I perform an International Remittance and RMB Pre-Settlement?
4. When can I perform International Remittance?
5. What is the transfer limit?
6. How do I know the exchange rate for the transactions performed in different currencies?
7. Can my remittance be reversed and refunded?

Bill Payment
1. What is Bill Payment?
2. Who can I pay to?
3. How do I add new billing organizations that I wish to pay?
4. How do I pay my bills using the Bill Payment service?
5. Is the payment effected immediately after I perform a Bill Payment?


Term
(Time) Deposit
1. Do I need to be an existing Bank of China customer to place a Time Deposit online?
2. What are the available foreign currencies for Foreign Currency Time Deposit placement?
3. When can I perform a Time Deposit placement?
4. Can I terminate my Time Deposit prematurely?
5. What happens to the funds when the Time Deposit that I have placed online matures?


Global Service
1. What is Global Service? 
2. How to join Global Service?  
3. How to terminate Global Service?


Cheque
Service
1. How can I perform a stop cheque payment with my Internet Banking?
2. What are the fees and charges?


Service Setting
1. How can I change my Internet Banking password?
2. What is the purpose of the new account number versus the old account number?


Credit Card
1. What are the card services available online?
2. How can I link my credit card(s) to Internet Banking?
3. How do I view my credit card details?
4. How do I pay my credit card(s) online?
5. How far back can I retrieve transactions for my credit card account?


Debit Card

1. What are the card services available online?
2. How can I link my debit card to Internet Banking?
3. How do I view my debit card statement?
4. How do I enable/disable overseas usage?
5. What is the transaction limit setting?
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Technical

1.    What hardware and software do I need to access Bank of China Internet Banking?
2.    Will I be able to use other operating systems?
3.    What display setting should I use for this service?
4.    What browser should I use?


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General

1. What should I do if I notice discrepancies on my accounts?

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Getting Started

1. How do I apply for Bank of China Internet Banking?

To apply for this service, you must have at least one account (savings account, current account, time deposit account, loan account, ATM or credit card) under a single name or joint names with Bank of China Limited, Singapore Branch (the “Bank”).

You can apply for Bank of China Internet Banking at any BOC branch. Your username, password and eToken will be provided on-the-spot.

Please contact our 24-hour customer service hotline at 1800 66 95566 or + (65) 677 95566 (from overseas) for assistance on our Internet Banking services.

2. What are the services available?

We provide a wide range of personal Internet Banking services for your convenience:

My Accounts ● Accounts Overview
● Transaction Details
● Term Deposit Account Details
● Accounts Management
Transfer & Remittance ● Transfer & Remittance
● Scheduled Transaction Management
● Internet Banking Transaction Enquiry
● Payee Management
Bill Payment ● Bill Payment
● Scheduled Bill Payment Management
● Bill Payment Transaction Inquiry
● Bill Payee Management
Term Deposit ● Open Term Deposit
● Transfer Term Deposit
Global Service ● Open Global Service
● Request to Join
● Link Accounts
● Close Global Service
● Global Account Management
Cheque Service ● Stop Cheque Payment
Service Setting ● Change Password
● Account Number Comparison
● Service Records
Credit Card ● Credit Card Overview
● Account Information
● Outstanding Statement
● Past Statement
● Credit Card Repayment Setting
● Instalment History Enquiry
● Credit Card Repayment
● Credit Card Online Application
Debit Card Service ● Debit Card View
● Debit Card Management
● Transaction Details
● Debit Card Activation
● Report Loss/Cancel Loss Reporting
● Transaction Limit Setting
● SMS Service
● Link Bank Accounts
● Overseas Use
● Billing Service

3. What are the fees and charges?

We want to encourage our customers to experience the convenience of online banking hence our Internet Banking is available to you free of charge*.

*The standard commission/transaction fees for certain services such as International remittance and RMB Pre-Settlement will apply.

4. What are the service hours for Internet Banking?

Our Internet Banking is available around-the-clock, seven days a week. However, some of the transactions listed below are available within specific hours.

Transfer Transaction Time
Transfer to own account (same currency) with the Bank ● 24 x 7, 7 days a week
Transfer to own account (cross currency) with the Bank ● 0900hr - 1700 hr (Monday to Friday)
Transfer to other accounts within the Bank ● 24 x 7, 7 days a week
GIRO Funds Transfer to Local Bank Accounts ● 0800hr - 2000 hr (Monday to Friday)
MEPS Funds Transfer to Local Bank Accounts ● 0800hr - 1500 hr (Monday to Friday)
Remittance Transaction Time
International Remittance ● 0900hr - 1700 hr (Monday to Friday)
RMB Pre-Settlement
Cheque Service Transaction Time
Stop Cheque Service ● 0900hr - 1700 hr (Monday to Friday)

 Note: GIRO funds transfer to local bank accounts imitated on weekends or public holidays will only be processed on the next business day.

5. How many accounts can I link to my Internet Banking?

You can link up to 20 accounts in your Internet Banking including different types of bank cards and bank accounts.

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Login

1. How do I access Internet Banking for the first time?

You can apply for our Internet Banking at any BOC branch. Upon receiving your Internet Banking eToken, temporary username and password in the Pin Mailer, you can start using the service right away. 

Access Singapore Bank of China Internet Banking via the link at http://www.bankofchina.com/sg. You will need to install a security applet when you log in to Bank of China Internet Banking for the first time.

Please follow these steps:

STEP 1: Click on ‘Click to install Safe Control’.

STEP 2: Click ‘Save’ to save the Security Applet.


STEP 3:
You will see a dialogue box ‘Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?’ Click ‘Save’ to proceed.
STEP 4:
After you have downloaded the Security Applet, click on ‘Run’ to install.

STEP 5: Please select the preferred language as ‘English’.

STEP 6: After installation of the Security Applet, click ‘Close’ to close the setup box.

STEP 7: Upon completing the Security Applet installation, you may be prompted by Internet Explorer to ‘Enable’ or ‘Don't Enable’ the Security Applet. Click ‘Enable’.


STEP 8:
Proceed to the User Login screen.

a.    Enter the default Username and Password from Pin Mailer.

b.    Press Power button on the eToken and click ‘Login OTP’ to generate an eToken PIN.

c.    Enter the Verification Code shown on the screen.

d.    Click on ‘Login’ to log in to our Internet Banking.

For Internet Explorer Version 11 and above: 

STEP 1: Click on ‘Tool’ and select ‘Compatibility View Setting’.

STEP 2: Click ‘Add’ to add bankofchina.com to the list of websites for Compatibility View.

Click ‘Close’ and perform a refresh on the Bank of China Internet Banking page and you will be able to view the Password and eToken fields.

Proceed to perform your first time login using your default Username and Password from the Pin Mailer.

2. How do I perform a One-Time Activation for my eToken?

You are required to perform a one-time activation for your eToken only if you have received your eToken via post.

STEP 1: Click on ‘Activate and bind ETOKEN’.

STEP 2: Input your Username, Password and certification code, click ‘Login’ to proceed.

For existing customers with the old eToken, there will be a prompt screen for you to key in an OTP using the old eToken.

STEP 3: Key in the serial number printed at the back of the new E-Token.

STEP 4: Click on ‘Activate’.

STEP 5: Press the ‘Power’ button on the eToken and enter the Application code that appears on the eToken onto your computer screen.  

Click ‘Obtain Activation Code’.

STEP 6: Your Activation code will be shown on the screen. Press ‘OK’ on the eToken and enter the Activation code onto the eToken.

Press ‘OK’ to submit.

STEP 7: Press ‘Next Step’ to proceed.


STEP 8: Press the “Power” button on your new eToken. The message ‘Thank you for using BOC ETOKEN’ will be displayed on the eToken.

·     Press the ‘Login OTP’ button on the eToken to generate an OTP (One Time Password).

·     Enter the OTP on the screen.

·     Click ‘Bind’.

·     You have successfully activated your eToken.

·     You can now log in to Bank of China Internet Banking with your new eToken.

Please contact our 24-hour customer service hotline at 1800 66 95566 or + (65) 677 95566 (from overseas) for assistance on Bank of China Internet Banking.

3. What is the Internet Banking Pin Mailer?

The Internet Banking Pin Mailer consists of the following:

a.    Temporary username

This is a 9/10 digit number issued to each registered customer. This number is used for the purpose of identifying our customers when activating their Internet Banking account online.

b.    Temporary password
This is a unique random 8-character alphanumeric password generated during registration, to be used for the first-time activation or login for Bank of China Internet Banking together with your temporary username.

4.    What can I do if I am not able to log in to Internet Banking with the correct credentials?

For security reason, if you have logged in with your Internet Banking credentials (username/password/eToken OTP) unsuccessfully for 5 times in a day, your Internet Banking service will be temporarily locked and only be released the following day.

If you have tried to log in with your credentials for a total of 15 times consecutively, your Internet Banking service will be disabled and you would need to proceed to one of our branches to unlock your Internet Banking service.

If you have entered the correct credentials but you still encounter “Password is invalid”, please try the following:

a.    Check that you have accessed our website from www.bankofchina.com/sg

b.    Remove the security applet from Control Panel and reinstall. Follow the instructions on how to access Bank of China Internet Banking for the first time.

c.    Clear your browsing history and log in again

Please contact our 24-hour customer service hotline at 1800 66 95566 or + (65) 677 95566 (from overseas) for assistance.

5.    Can I change my username and password?

You are allowed to change your username only once during your first time login.

To reset your password, you can log in to our Internet Banking and select Service Setting > Change Password in the Service Setting menu.

The new password will take effect upon your next login to Internet Banking.

6.    How can I customise my Home Page?

By default, there are 5 frequently used functions that are customised for your easy access:  

a.    Accounts Overview

b.    Accounts Management

c.    Transfer & Remittance

d.    Credit Card Repayment

e.    Stop Cheque Payment

You can select up to 10 new favourite shortcuts on your Home Page simply by dragging and dropping your favourite functions from the navigation menu onto the Personalized Shortcuts boxes.

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Online Services

My Accounts

1. Can I see a summary of all my accounts?

You will be able to view a summary of your BOC accounts in Accounts Overview once you have logged in to our Internet Banking.


2. Which of my BOC accounts can I view on Internet Banking?

You will be able to view all these accounts:

·     Singapore Dollar Deposit Account

·     Singapore Dollar Term Deposit

·     Foreign Currency Deposit Account

·     Foreign Currency Term Deposit

·     Loan Account – only your outstanding loan balance will be displayed

·     Credit Card

·     Debit Card


3. How far back can I view my account history?

You can view transactions performed up to 12 months from the date of enquiry for your account(s).


4. How can I link/unlink my Savings, Current, Multi-Currency Savings and Loan accounts on Internet Banking?


Click on My Accounts > Accounts Management to link or unlink these accounts.


Funds Transfer

1. What are the types of funds transfers that can be performed in Internet Banking?

You can transfer funds between your own BOC accounts, to any 3rd party BOC accounts and to any GIRO-participating bank accounts.

For transfers between your own BOC accounts and 3rd party BOC accounts, the funds will be credited immediately (same currency transfer).

You can choose to transfer your funds immediately between your own BOC accounts or select the scheduled period that you prefer.

For transfers to other GIRO participating bank accounts, the funds will usually be available 2 to 3 business days later, subject to the receiving bank.

For transfer to other MEPS participating bank accounts, the funds will be credited to your receiving bank within the same business day if the transfer is performed before 3pm.

There are no service charges for these services currently.


2. How do I perform a 3rd party funds transfer?

You will need to pre-register the payee in Payee Management before you can perform a funds transfer.

Click on Transfer & Remittance > Payee Management > Frequent Payees for Domestic Transfer. Provide your Payee Bank Code/Name, Payee Branch Code, Payee Account Number and Payee Name during registration for 3rd Party Funds Transfer. 

For transfer within the bank, the payee’s name should be the same as the name that is provided to the bank during account opening.

The payee’s name must be in English and capitalized.


3. When can I perform a funds transfer?

Our Internet Banking is available around-the-clock, seven days a week. However, some of the transactions listed below are available within specific hours.

Transfer Transaction Time
Transfer to own account (same currency) with the Bank ● 24 x 7
Transfer to own account (cross currency) with the Bank ● 0900hr - 1700 hr
Transfer to other accounts within the Bank (same currency) ● 24 x 7
Transfer to other accounts within the Bank (cross currency) ● 0900hr - 1700 hr
GIRO Funds Transfer to Local Bank Accounts ● 24 x 7
MEPS Funds Transfer to Local Bank Accounts ● 0800hr - 1500 hr
   
Remittance Transaction Time
International Remittance ● 0900hr - 1700 hr  
RMB Pre-Settlement
 
Cheque Service Transaction Time
Stop Cheque Service ● 24 x 7


Note: GIRO funds transfer to local bank accounts initiated on weekends or public holidays will only be processed on the next business day.

4. What is the transfer limit?

Funds transfers are subject to the limits as shown in the table below:

Type of Transaction Per Transaction Per Day
Transfer to your own account within the Bank (same or cross currency) No Limit No Limit
Transfer to other accounts within the Bank SGD100,000 SGD100,000
GIRO/MEPS Funds Transfer SGD50,000 SGD50,000
Bill Payment SGD50,000 SGD50,000

Note: The limits are determined by the Bank and you will not be able to change the limits. The Bank will regularly review these limits and, for security reasons, may change the maximum transaction limits that can be made through the service.

5. How do I know the exchange rate for the transactions performed in different currencies?

The foreign exchange rate displayed online is only indicative and does not represent the actual rate that will take effect on your transfer. The exchange rate will be subject to the Bank’s prevailing exchange rate as of the date and time of processing.

International Remittance

1. What are International Remittance and RMB Pre-Settlement?

International Remittance is a service offered by the bank to provide global remittance services in various currencies across borders. 

You can choose to transfer RMB funds to China directly and enable the beneficiary to receive money in the RMB by remitting SGD/USD from Singapore with our RMB Pre-Settlement service.

The funds will reach the beneficiary approximately 4 to 5 days later depending on when the beneficiary’s bank will release the funds.

Notes:

1.    For remittance in RMB to China, kindly use RMB Pre-Settlement. You will not be able to remit RMB to China using International Remittance; the fund will be rejected and refunded back to your debiting account.

2.    For remittance in SGD, kindly use International Remittance and select your beneficiary bank as Bank of China /China Merchant Bank/Nanyang Commercial Bank/Bank of Communication (Hong Kong)/Bank of Jiangsu/ShengJing Bank.

3.    For RMB Pre-Settlement, the beneficiary bank will have to be Bank of China.

4.    Terms and Conditions Governing Accounts will apply.

2. What are the fees and charges for these services?

We are currently offering an exclusive 50% off (International Remittance and RMB Pre-Settlement Remittance) our service charges for online remittance via our Personal Internet Banking. The fees and charges are as follows:

Fees and Charges for International Remittance 
Telegraphic Transfer  
Handling Commission:  
Debit from SGD Account 0.125% of SGD equivalent of remittance amount, subject to a minimum charge of SGD10 and a maximum charge of SGD100
Debit from Foreign Currency Account 0.125% of SGD equivalent of remittance amount, subject to a minimum charge of SGD18 or a maximum charge of SGD1000 equivalent
RMB Pre-Settlement Remittance
RMB Pre-Settlement Remittance 0.1% of SGD equivalent of remittance amount, subject to a minimum charge of SGD20
Other Charges
Cable Charges for remitting to Mainland China SGD20 equivalent
Cable Charges for remitting to other countries outside of Mainland China SGD30 equivalent
Agent Bank Charges Where applicable


3. How do I perform an International Remittance, RMB Pre-Settlement and RMB Direct Remittance?

You will need to pre-register the payee in Payee Management before you can perform an International Remittance.

For International Remittance, click on Transfer & Remittance > Payee Management > Frequent Payees for International Remittance. Provide your Payee Name, Payee Account Number, Payee’s Bank SWIFT Code and Payee’s Telephone number during registration.

For RMB Pre-Settlement, click on Transfer & Remittance > Payee Management > Frequent Payees for RMB Pre-Settlement. Provide your Payee’s Bank, Payee Name, Payee Account Number, Payee’s Telephone number and Payee’s ID number during registration.

4. When can I perform International Remittance?

Our Internet Banking is available around-the-clock, seven days a week. However, some of the transactions listed below are available within specific hours.

Remittance Transaction Time
International Remittance ● 0900hr - 1700 hr (Monday to Friday)
RMB Pre-Settlement


5. What is the transfer limit?

These services are subject to the limits as shown in the table below:

Type of Transaction Per Transaction Per Day
International Remittance SGD50,000 SGD50,000
RMB Pre-Settlement SGD50,000 SGD50,000

Note: The limits are determined by the Bank and you will not be able to change the limits. The Bank will regularly review these limits and, for security reasons, may change the maximum transaction limits that can be made through the service.


6. How do I know the exchange rate for the transactions performed in different currencies?

The foreign exchange rate displayed online is only indicative and it does not represent the actual rate that will take effect on your transfer. The exchange rate will be subject to the Bank’s prevailing exchange rate as of the date and time of processing.

7. Can my remittance be reversed and refunded?

You will not be able to request for a reversal or refund. Remittance will only be returned if any beneficiary details are incorrect. Refunds of the transaction will be made only after the Bank receives confirmation from its correspondent or agent that the funds transferred are at the Bank’s free disposal. Refunds are made subject to payment of the Bank’s charges and expenses and at the Bank’s prevailing buying rate for that currency.

Refunds will be made in Singapore Dollars (“SGD”) or in the currency which the transaction was effected.

Bill Payment

1. What is Bill Payment?

Bill payment is a free service that is available in our Personal Internet Banking to allow you to make payment to any of our participating billing organisations.

All that you need is a SGD Current or Savings Account for payment and the bill reference number.


2. Who can I pay to?

You can pay your bills to any of our participating billing organisations. Look out for more participating billing organizations as we are constantly enhancing our bill payment service.

Bill Organisation Abbreviation Bill Reference Number
Telecommunication / Internet    
Mobile One (M1) M1 9 digit account number
Pacific Internet PI Account number with billing corporation as shown on statement
Phoenix Communications PXC Bill account number
Singtel ST 8 digit account number, e.g. 12345678
StarHub Ltd SHB 11 characters including dot, e.g. 1.xxxxxxxxA
Sunpage SUN Bill account number
Zone 1511 ZON Bill account number
Credit Cards    
DBS Credit Cards DBSC 15 or 16 digit DBS credit card number (without hyphens)
POSB Credit Cards POSB 15 or 16 digit POSB credit card number (without hyphens)
ANZ Credit Cards ANZ 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
BOC Credit Cards BOC 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
CIMB Credit Cards CIM 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
HSBC Credit Cards HSB 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
ICBC-Spore Cards ICBS 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
ICBC-Renminbi Cards ICBR 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
Maybank Credit Cards MYB 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
OCBC Credit Cards OCB 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
OCBC Plus OCBP 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
UOB Credit Cards UOB 15 or 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
SCB Credit Cards SCC 16 digit credit card number (without hyphens)
Diners Club DCPL 14 digit card number
Department Stores / Supermarkets
Courts (S) Pte Ltd CTS 12 digit reference number
Hospitals / Polyclinics    
Changi General Hospital CGH Tax invoice number
KK Women's & Children's Hospital KKH Case / Tax invoice number
National Heart Centre NHC Bill account number
Insurance Companies    
ACE Insurance ACE Policy number
NTUC Income INC 11 digit bill reference number or 10 digit policy number
Government / Statutory Boards    
IRAS - Income Tax (Tax Ref No.) ITX Personal tax reference number
IRAS - Others (Payment Voucher No.) PTX 14 digit payment slip number, e.g. 12345678901234
LTA-Traffic Police LTA 16 digit notice number / reference number
Utility    
Singapore Power Services (SP Services) SPS 9 or 10 digits account number
Press    
Singapore Press Holdings SPH Bill account number


3.
How do I add new billing organizations that I wish to pay?

You will have to perform a one-time initial set up to add the billing organization that you wish to make payment to in our Internet Banking.

Click on Bill Payment > Bill Payee Management, select the billing organization and provide the bill reference number.


4. How do I pay my bills using the Bill Payment service?

Go to Bill Payment and select the billing organization that you have setup in Bill Payee Management. Provide the payment amount to complete your bill payment process.  


5. Is the payment effected immediately after I perform a Bill Payment?

Please allow at least 2 to 3 working days from the day of your payment date for the billing organization to receive your payment.

To ensure sufficient time for your billing organization to process your payment, we would advise that you effect your payment 3 working days in advance. 

Term (Time) Deposit

1. Do I need to be an existing Bank of China customer to place a Time Deposit online?

Yes, you will need to be an existing Time Deposit account holder to enjoy this service. You need to place a minimum of 10,000 units for all foreign currencies except for Japanese Yen, which requires 2.5 million units.

You can place a SGD Time Deposit up to a maximum of SGD50,000 per placement.


2. What are the available foreign currencies for Foreign Currency Time Deposit placement?

·     Australian Dollar

·     Canadian Dollar

·     Euro

·     Japanese Yen

·     New Zealand Dollar

·     Sterling Pound

·     Swiss Franc

·     US Dollar

3. When can I perform a Time Deposit placement?

You can place your Singapore Dollar Time Deposit via Internet Banking anytime and anywhere.

For Foreign Currency Time Deposit placements, you will have to place your deposit from Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays) between 9am and 5pm.


4. Can I terminate my Time Deposit prematurely?

Yes, you can terminate your Term Deposit prematurely but early withdrawal fee may  apply.


5. What happens to the funds when the Time Deposit I placed online matures?

Your Time Deposit account will be automatically renewed at the prevailing interest rates for the same tenure.

Global Service

1. What is Global Service? 

Global service will enable you to link and view your Bank of China accounts from different countries under a consolidated site at Bank of China Singapore.

You must accept the Open Global Service Terms and conditions before you can apply for a global service account to link your global accounts to our global service.

2. How to join Global Service? 

Simply click on Global Service > Open Global Service to access Global Service. You will need to provide a Global Account Name and provide your eToken password.

Next, proceed to Global Service > Request to join to open or terminate a Global Service account. 


3. What is Global Account Management?

You will be able to manage all your global accounts with this function. You can link or unlink your global account(s) and view the transaction details and account details from here.


Cheque Service

1. How can I perform a stop cheque payment with my Internet Banking?

In the event that the cheque is lost, stolen or destroyed, you may request for cheque payment to be stopped. A stop cheque payment will not be processed if the cheque is found to have been cleared.

Simply click on Cheque Service > Stop Cheque Payment in Internet Banking, provide the 10 or 11 digit account number (Please refer to your cheque book for this number) + 6 digit cheque number to perform a stop cheque payment.

2. What are the fees and charges for cheque services?

A stop cheque fee of S$40 will be imposed and deducted from the cheque account.

Cheque service will be deducted from the cheque account. If there is insufficient balance, the transaction will be rejected.


Service Setting

1. How can I change my Internet Banking password?

You can change your password when you login to Internet Banking under Service Setting > Change Password. Your new password will be effective the next time you login.


2. What is the purpose of the new account number versus the old account number?

You can enquire on your original account number corresponding to your new account number conveniently via our Internet Banking.

Credit Card

1. What are the credit card services available online?

·     Cards Balance Enquiry

·     Cards Transaction History

·     Cards Details

·     Cards Payment


2. How can I link my credit card(s) to Internet Banking?

Proceed to any BOC branch with your credit card(s) and NRIC/Passport to link your credit card(s) to our Internet Banking. Please note that this service is available to primary cardholders only.

3. How do I view my credit card details?

To check your credit card account details, click on Credit Card > Credit Card Overview. You will be able to view the details of your Account Information, Outstanding Statement and Past Statements.

You can also create an alias for your different credit cards for easy reference while you perform an enquiry or transaction.

Please note that you will not be able to view your supplementary card(s) details in Internet Banking.

4. How do I pay my credit card(s) online?

Click on Credit Card >Credit Card Repayment, select the debit card that is tagged to your list of pay-out account for your credit card repayment.

You will need to link your banking accounts to the debit card before you can perform a credit card payment.

 

Click on Debit Card Service > Link Bank Accounts to link/unlink your banking accounts.

There are two repayment types:

Active repayment means that you can transfer funds from your debit card to pay for credit card bill based on your monthly statement record via GIRO.

Automatic repayment means that you can select the full amount repayment or minimum repayment amount, and authorise the bank to automatically deduct a certain amount from your debit card any time before the statement due date.  


5. How far back can I retrieve transactions for my credit card account?

You can view transactions performed up to 12 months from the date of enquiry for your card(s).

Debit Card

1. What are the debit card services available online?

·     Cards Transaction History

·     Cards Details

·     Cards Payment

·     Report Loss of Debit Card

·     Transaction Limit Setting for Debit Card

·     Enable/Disable overseas usage


2. How can I link my debit card to Internet Banking?

Click on My Accounts > Accounts Management to link your debit card to Internet Banking.


3. How do I view my debit card statement?

To check your debit card account details, click on Debit Card Services > Transaction Details. You will be able to view the details of your debit card.

You can also create an alias for your debit card in Debit Card Management for easy reference while you perform an enquiry or transaction.


4. How do I enable/disable overseas usage?

You can enable or disable overseas ATM access for your debit card easily. Click on Debit Card Service > Overseas Use to customise your overseas magnetic stripe transactions as well as overseas cash withdrawals duration settings.

5. What is the transaction limit setting?

You can customise your debit card withdrawal, consumption and transfer limits in RMB or local
currency without hassle. Click Debit Card Service > Transaction Limit Setting to customise

your settings.

Transaction Type Default Limit Maximum Limit
Withdrawal (in local currency) 2,000 10,000
Withdrawal (in RMB) 10,000 50,000
Consumption (in local currency) 2,000 15,000
Consumption (in RMB) 10,000 75,000
Transfer (in local currency) 2,000 10,000
Transfer (in RMB) 0 0


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Technical

1. What hardware and software do I need to access Bank of China Internet Banking?

We recommend the following:

·     64 MB RAM or higher

·     Computer with 500MHz processor or higher

·     Internet connection of 28.8 kbps or higher

·     The following operating systems: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7


2.    Will I be able to use other operating systems?

Bank of China Internet Banking was designed specifically for the hardware and software as indicated above. Other operating systems may not be compatible.

3.    What display setting should I use for this service?

Bank of China Internet Banking website is optimised for view with screen resolution of 1024 x 768.

4.    What browser should I use?

We recommend the following browser:

Browser Windows XP, Vista or Win 7 Macintosh OS 10.X
Internet Explorer 6,7,8,9,10 Not Supported
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 - 11 3.6 - 11
Google Chrome 4 - 25 4 - 25
Safari Not Supported 4 - 5

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General

1. What should I do if I notice discrepancies on my accounts?

Please contact our 24-hour customer service hotline at 1800 66 95566 or + (65) 677 95566 (from overseas) to report the discrepancies. For best practices to safeguard your accounts and internet banking service, please refer to our online security policy.

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