At a Glance

Enjoy zero foreign currency transaction fees

Pay only the conversion rate you see on screen with no nasty hidden fees.

Get upfront exchange rates when paying

Know exactly how much you’re going to pay before you make payment.

Have a hassle-free trip

With PayLah! scan to pay, you don’t need to fumble with loose change on your holiday.


The land of smiles is now open to PayLah!

That’s right. DBS PayLah! can now be used at over 8 million merchants across Thailand with PromptPay QR. This means you can shop, eat, relax, and commute like a local – without the hassle of exchanging money before you go!

All you need to do is look for this logo:

Or ask for the PromptPay QR anywhere in Thailand. Then just scan to PayLah! – It’s that simple. 

Here are some suggestions on where you can scan to PayLah! to get you started:

Skip the queue at BTS stations

Don’t waste time changing coins. Head straight to the ticketing machine and purchase with PayLah! by selecting Thai QR on the payment page.

Satisfy your cravings and shop till you drop

Ask for PromptPay QR codes at your favourite shopping malls, night markets and restaurants then pay with your PayLah! app for cashless convenience.


Here’s how to use DBS PayLah! in Thailand

Step 1
Open DBS PayLah!

Step 2
Select the ‘Scan’ option and scan the PromptPay QR code.

Step 3
Your PayLah! app will display the price in THB, the current exchange rate, and the amount you will pay in SGD.

Step 4
Tap ‘Let’s Go’ to pay!


Frequently Asked Questions

PromptPay QR Code is a cross-border service that offers PayLah! users a convenient, secure, and quick way to pay merchants in Thailand. It employs the EMV specifications which is in line with global payment security standards.

You can do so at any merchants that display the PromptPay acceptance mark on display at the merchant store front.

Click here to see a list of major retailers, stores & merchant that accepts PromptPay QR.

The acceptance mark should also be tagged to any of the following financial institutions:

Conversions shall be based on a mark-up of 2% above the foreign exchange rate. The mark-up serves to cover services provided and administration by us and our service providers in connection with foreign currency transactions. The foreign exchange rate is determined based on prevailing wholesale interbank rates or the government-mandated rate, as shall be determined by the respective Card Associations and/or payment service provider.

No. Apart from the conversion rate applied, you will not incur additional fees from using the service.

Payment can only be made strictly to a QR belonging to a registered business entity with this service. You will encounter this error If the QR that is presented to you for scanning is a QR that belongs to an individual in his/her personal capacity.

You can request the merchant to provide you with the QR that is tagged to his/her registered business entity.

All this got you planning a trip up north? Make sure you take the most important step first!


Download DBS PayLah! App

Get S$5 when you download and register with promo ‘FIVELAH’ from now till 31 December 2024. For full terms and conditions, click here.

Download and register today to enjoy more shopping rewards!

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Monies in DBS PayLah! are a deposit. SGD deposits are insured up to S$75k by SDIC.

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