Preserve Tradition & Embrace Sustainability with DBS Digital Gifts this Chinese New Year

This Chinese New Year may be a little different, but with DBS QR Gift (or also known as QR Hong Bao) and eGift you can still share prosperity with the same tradition! Bringing a modern twist whilst still preserving the tradition of giving, DBS QR Gift and eGift are the safer and simpler way to gift to your friends and family.

Whether physically gifting a QR Gift, or sending virtual well-wishes with eGift, there’s an option for however you want to give this Chinese New Year.

Gift in person with DBS QR Gift (DBS QR Hong Bao)


Prefer the personal touch of a physical hong bao? Choose the safer, faster option and opt for DBS QR Gift (or also known as QR Hong Bao). Save time by bulk loading multiple DBS QR Gift on your PayLah! app. Even kids and teens can now sign up for PayLah!, with parental consent, and receive and redeem your gift with a simple scan. Reserve your QR Gift online today.

What’s more, with QR Gift there’s no need for additional red packets as they’re designed to be gifted on their own. You and your loved ones can also do your part for the environment by recycling used QR Gift at our recycling points made available in any DBS bank branch, islandwide.


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


Choose a personalised greeting, and festive animations, when you load your QR Gift


To redeem a QR Gift, simply scan the QR Code and receive your gift via PayLah! or PayNow

DBS QR Gift (QR Hong Baos) are available for free, while stocks last!

Reserve yours online by 2 February 2021, and have them conveniently delivered to your home before 10 February 2021.

Alternatively, collect from any Sheng Siong outlets islandwide between 30 January to 11 February 2021 at your convenience.

Scan to load QR Gift cards


How to redeem DBS QR Gift cards via PayLah!


How to redeem DBS QR Gift cards via PayNow


Go 100% digital with DBS eGift


Let your loved ones know you're thinking of them this Chinese New Year, even if you can’t be there to celebrate in person. Send an eGift safely to anyone, anywhere, at any time – put a smile on their faces with a surprise eGift!


Write a personalised greeting, and pair it with a fun festive sticker!


Get notified when you receive an eGift, and instantly receive the gift amount into your PayLah! wallet

Simply select “Pay” or “eGift” from the homepage of your PayLah! app to send one!

How to send eGift


More huat with S$888 up for grabs

Giving and receiving QR Gift and eGift is even more rewarding this year, with the chance to win up to S$888 via the ‘TapLah!’ game, exclusively on PayLah! To qualify, all you need to do is gift or redeem a QR Gift of at least S$2 and earn your chance to play.


The top 10 users with the highest scores at the end of each day from 12 February to 26 February 2021 will win S$88 each. What’s more, the player with the highest score across the entire gaming period will win an additional S$800!

How to play TapLah!


Check your score and view leaderboard


*Limited to one count per unique giver-receiver pair, with a minimum transaction amount of S$2. The top 10 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 12 February to 26 February 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.

View frequently asked questions.

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Find out more about DBS PayLah! here.

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

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