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Octopus Automatic Add-Value Service (AAVS)1

Reload your Octopus automatically, and earn RewardCash every time. You can also automatically add Octopus funds for three other people aged 12 or over2.

Benefits

  • Automatically transfer HKD250 or HKD5003 from your credit card onto your Octopus
  • Earn credit card RewardCash every time your Octopus is reloaded
  • Up to eight weeks' interest-free repayment period
  • Fast and simple to apply

Up to HKD200 rebate for successful Octopus AAVS set-up

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After you apply

  • You will receive a notification letter upon approval on application to activate the AAVS service or application to change the automatic add value amount. To activate these changes, you must within 30 days from the date of notification take one of the following actions:
    • bring along the original copy of the notification letter, your identification document and the Octopus in person to any designated customer service centre; or
    • use Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled Android phone to download and open the Octopus App to activate the change#. For details, please visit Octopus website; or
    • activate via Octopus PC Reader#at Octopus website.
    # Only applicable to Octopus with a 9-digit number (eight digits plus one single digit inside the bracket).

1 The service is free for all first time applications. A handling fee of HKD20 will be levied for applications switched from other banks or re-activation of AAVS service. The handling fee will be deducted from the newly designated credit card once the application is approved.
2 Each of the applicants must apply for the AAVS with an existing Octopus cards or products ("Octopus"). The approval of the application shall be at the discretion of Octopus Cards Limited and the HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited ("HSBC").
3 Maximum automatic add-value amount for Octopus is HKD250 and HKD500 per card, per day. Should applicants who opt for auto-reloading HKD500 per transaction want to switch to another bank that only provides the option of auto-reloading HKD250 per transaction thereafter, applicants should either change the auto-reloading amount to HKD250 or cancel the AAVS before switching to another bank. Applicants are required to pay Octopus Cards Limited a non-refundable handling fee.

Fees & Charges

Octopus Automatic Add-Value Service (AAVS)1

Reload your Octopus automatically, and earn RewardCash every time. You can also automatically add Octopus funds for three other people aged 12 or over2.

Benefits

  • Automatically transfer HKD250 or HKD5003 from your credit card onto your Octopus
  • Earn credit card RewardCash every time your Octopus is reloaded
  • Up to eight weeks' interest-free repayment period
  • Fast and simple to apply

After you apply

  • You will receive a notification letter upon approval on application to activate the AAVS service or application to change the automatic add value amount. To activate these changes, you must within 30 days from the date of notification take one of the following actions:
    • bring along the original copy of the notification letter, your identification document and the Octopus in person to any designated customer service centre; or
    • use Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled Android phone to download and open the Octopus App to activate the change#. For details, please visit Octopus website; or
    • activate via Octopus PC Reader#at Octopus website.
    # Only applicable to Octopus with a 9-digit number (eight digits plus one single digit inside the bracket).

1 The service is free for all first time applications. A handling fee of HKD20 will be levied for applications switched from other banks or re-activation of AAVS service. The handling fee will be deducted from the newly designated credit card once the application is approved.
2 Each of the applicants must apply for the AAVS with an existing Octopus cards or products ("Octopus"). The approval of the application shall be at the discretion of Octopus Cards Limited and the HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited ("HSBC").
3 Maximum automatic add-value amount for Octopus is HKD250 and HKD500 per card, per day. Should applicants who opt for auto-reloading HKD500 per transaction want to switch to another bank that only provides the option of auto-reloading HKD250 per transaction thereafter, applicants should either change the auto-reloading amount to HKD250 or cancel the AAVS before switching to another bank. Applicants are required to pay Octopus Cards Limited a non-refundable handling fee.

Fees & Charges

How to apply

HSBC Credit Card customers (HKD Credit Card)

Download application form

  • Download and apply
    Download an application form and return it to us at:

    Card Centre
    8/F
    Tower 2 and 3
    HSBC Centre
    1 Sham Mong Road
    Kowloon
  • By phone Call (852) 2233 3000
    (For AAVS application for HKD primary cardholder's Octopus Card only)

Octopus Automatic Add-Value Service (AAVS)1

Reload your Octopus automatically, and earn RewardCash every time. You can also automatically add Octopus funds for three other people aged 12 or over2.

  • Automatically transfer HKD250 or HKD5003 from your credit card onto your Octopus
  • Earn credit card RewardCash every time your Octopus is reloaded
  • Up to eight weeks' interest-free repayment period
  • Fast and simple to apply

After you apply

  • You will receive a notification letter upon approval on application to activate the AAVS service or application to change the automatic add value amount. To activate these changes, you must within 30 days from the date of notification take one of the following actions:
    • bring along the original copy of the notification letter, your identification document and the Octopus in person to any designated customer service centre; or
    • use Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled Android phone to download and open the Octopus App to activate the change#. For details, please visit Octopus website; or
    • activate via Octopus PC Reader#at Octopus website.
    # Only applicable to Octopus with a 9-digit number (eight digits plus one single digit inside the bracket).

1 The service is free for all first time applications. A handling fee of HKD20 will be levied for applications switched from other banks or re-activation of AAVS service. The handling fee will be deducted from the newly designated credit card once the application is approved.
2 Each of the applicants must apply for the AAVS with an existing Octopus cards or products ("Octopus"). The approval of the application shall be at the discretion of Octopus Cards Limited and the HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited ("HSBC").
3 Maximum automatic add-value amount for Octopus is HKD250 and HKD500 per card, per day. Should applicants who opt for auto-reloading HKD500 per transaction want to switch to another bank that only provides the option of auto-reloading HKD250 per transaction thereafter, applicants should either change the auto-reloading amount to HKD250 or cancel the AAVS before switching to another bank. Applicants are required to pay Octopus Cards Limited a non-refundable handling fee.

Fees & Charges

HSBC Credit Card Customer (HKD Credit Card)

Download application form
  • Download and apply
    Download an application form and return it to us at:

    Card Centre
    8/F
    Tower 2 and 3
    HSBC Centre
    1 Sham Mong Road
    Kowloon
  • By phone Call (852) 2233 3000
    (For AAVS application for HKD primary cardholder's Octopus Card only)

Contact us

By phone

HSBC Premier customers call
(852) 2233 3322 (852) 2233 3322

HSBC Advance customers call
(852) 2748 8333 (852) 2748 8333

Other customers call
(852) 2233 3000 (852) 2233 3000

Credit card activation
(852) 3163 0688 (852) 3163 0688

Credit card offers
(852) 2748 8033 (852) 2748 8033


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