Less Hassle, More Fa Cai!
Introducing DBS QR Gift

Skip the queue for new notes this Lunar New Year, and surprise your loved ones with a new way of gifting ang baos! A modern twist on the tradition of giving, DBS QR Gift offers a simpler and hassle-free experience when it comes to giving ang baos to your friends and family!

Why DBS QR Gift

Forget spending hours sorting and packing notes. Prepare your ang baos with ease with the DBS QR Gift!


Scan your QR Gift card with DBS PayLah! and load up to 10 QR Gift cards at one go!


Write a message on the card, or choose a personalised greeting when you load your QR Gift.


To receive a QR Gift card, simply scan with PayLah! or a QR reader and receive the money via PayLah! or PayNow.

DBS QR Gift cards are available for free at all DBS/POSB Branches, DBS Treasures Centres and POSB Pop-up ATMs.

Win up to S$888!

Givers or receivers of the DBS QR Gift cards can also win up to S$888* by playing the ‘TapLah!’ game, exclusively on DBS PayLah! To qualify, simply gift or redeem QR Gift cards and earn your chance to play.

Qualifying Transaction Number of Chances per Qualifying Transaction
Giver: Loads and gives a QR Gift to a unique receiver who redeems it via PayLah!/PayNow. 1 chance
Receiver: Redeems it during Qualifying Period via PayLah! only 1 chance

How to Play the TapLah! Game

  • 30 seconds gameplay
  • Collect as many points as you can in the game!
  • Collect as many gold coins (+3 points each) and red packets (+25 points each)
  • Avoid the bombs! Each bomb deducts 10 points!

Check your score and the leaderboard

  • Your highest score to date can be found at the top right corner of the game screen.
  • Check the leaderboard to see how you fare against the others, and if you are within the top 25 for the daily prize of S$88 between 25 Jan – 8 Feb 2020.
  • Win the grand prize of S$800 if you maintain the top position till 8 Feb 2020!

How to give DBS QR Gift Cards

Scan to load a QR Gift card

  • Step 1: Scan the QR Gift via the DBS PayLah! app
  • Step 2: Choose the amount you wish to load in each QR Gift. You can also leave a greeting!
  • Step 3: Customise your QR Gift from a selection of festive animations.
  • Step 4: Review your transaction and get ready to gift!

Scan to load multiple QR Gift cards

  • Step 1: Scan the QR Gift cards in succession. Scan up to 10 QR Gift cards at a go.
  • Step 2: Choose the amount you wish to load in each QR Gift. You can also leave a greeting!
  • Step 3: Customise your QR Gift cards from a selection of festive animations.

How to redeem DBS QR Gift Cards

Via PayLah!

  • Step 1: Launch your PayLah! and tap on ‘SCAN QR’
  • Step 2: Scan the QR Gift and the money is automatically credited!

PayLah! is now available for everyone in the family, including children under 16. Click here to find out how to register today.

Via PayNow

  • Step 1: Use your mobile camera or a QR reader to scan your QR Gift.
  • Step 2: Select to receive your gift via PayNow.
  • Step 3: Authenticate via your SingPass Login.
  • Step 4: Select your PayNow-linked account to receive the money.

You can also send your blessings via eGift!

Send your loved ones an eGift (previously known as eAng Bao) via DBS PayLah! this Lunar New Year instead!

You can send an eGift by tapping on the ‘Pay’ button at the Homepage, and toggle on the ‘Send as eGift’ button. Your transaction will be sent as an eGift.

*Limited to one count per unique giver-receiver pair. The top 25 daily winners are chosen based on the highest scores at the end of each day during the Game Period and the Eligible User with the highest score during the period of 25 Jan to 8 Feb will receive the Grand Prize of S$800, in addition to Daily Prize. Should there be an identical score, the user who has attained the score first would rank higher, based on the timestamp as captured in DBS’ system.

Each user can only win one daily prize.

Terms and conditions apply

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