DBS Cards - Application Checklist

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DBS Live Fresh Student Card

If you're applying for DBS Live Fresh Student Card, you will need:

  • 18 to 27 years of age (both inclusive) when you apply for DBS Live Fresh Student Card, and
  • A copy of your NRIC (front and back), and
  • Student’s Matriculation (front and back), and
  • Parent’s/Guardian’s NRIC (front and back) if you are below 21 years old
  • Legal documentation of guardianship (if applicable)

Debit Cards

To apply, all you need is a signature-operated DBS Savings Plus, DBS AutoSave or POSB Passbook Savings Account. If you don't have an account and would like to open one, come in and see us.

Credit Cards

You need to be above 21 years of age when you apply for a credit card. Unless otherwise stated for the respective type of card, you will also need to earn a minimum gross annual income of S$30,000 (if you're a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident) or S$45,000 (if you're a foreigner).

For new DBS/POSB customers, please submit an original copy of your utility or telephone bill or bank statement with your name and address. This will allow us to confirm your residental address.

Customers who do not have any accounts with DBS/POSB currently, please attach full copies of your telecommunications or utility bills, with the submission of the documents. (This will allow us to confirm your residential address).

You will also need to send us some documentation. Please check which of the following applies to you:

For Principal Applicant

Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents


Supplementary Credit Cards

If you’re applying for a supplementary card, you will need:

Required DocumentsMore than 18 years
NRIC (Front and Back) OR Passport

1 Please note that your CPF documents submitted online are only available for up to 7 days from the date of your submission.
2 You can now print your Income Tax Notice of Assessment at myTax Portal with your SingPass or IRAS PIN. The service is free. Log on to https://mytax.iras.gov.sg for more details.
3 Income documents are not required on the condition that your salary is credited via GIRO, to your own Personal DBS/ POSB Account and for at least 3 consecutive months.

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