RuPay-JCB Cards now accept in Saudi Arabia tieup with Bank AlJazira

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RuPay-JCB Global Cards now accept in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia tieup with Bank AlJazira:

The partnership complements the role of Saudi Payments to enhance the financial landscape in the kingdom and enable international payment schemes to operate in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) market.

RIYADH & TOKYO – Bank AlJazira has partnered with JCB International Co., Ltd. to launch JCB acceptance throughout its POS and ATM network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The partnership complements the role of Saudi Payments to enhance the financial landscape in the kingdom and enable international payment schemes to operate in the KSA market.

JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan, and JCB Cards are used by more than 140 million cardholders and accepted at about 37 million locations globally. This partnership will enable Bank AlJazira to accept JCB Cards across their network of POS terminals and ATM terminals deployed throughout the Kingdom and also provide greater convenience for JCB’s growing card holders in Islamic markets.

Both sides are delighted to reach this agreement, which would add new channels of acceptance for the JCB branded cards in the Saudi market, and will enable visitors to the Kingdom from various countries to use their JCB Cards through the POS and ATM network of Bank AlJazira in stores and outlets across the Kingdom.

Yuichiro Kadowaki, Director and CEO of JCB Middle East LLC, said, β€œBank AlJazira is one of the leading banks in the Kingdom. I am delighted to expand our acceptance network of JCB Cards through the partnership with Bank AlJazira. This will help expand our business further in the Kingdom. We look forward to this exciting opportunity as it is in line with the Kingdom’s enhanced Vision 2030 strategy and the ever-increasing close ties between Saudi Arabia and Japan.”

Naif Al Abdulkareem, CEO of Bank AlJazira, said, β€œJCB is a global payments brand that will add great value in increasing the payments acceptance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In line with Saudi Central Bank strategy and Saudi Payments initiative to achieve 2030 vision, we are pleased to announce our partnership agreement with JCB which will enhance and enrich our business and satisfy the card holders and merchants by providing our best payments solutions.”

Abdulaziz Alafaleg, Managing Director of Saudi Payments, said, β€œEnabling JCB in the Saudi market is a remarkable milestone driven by the strategy of the Saudi Central Bank and helping the achievement of Vision 2030 goals. As part of our engagement to introduce advanced payment services and features across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and continuous efforts to enhance the ecosystem’s competitiveness, the enablement of globally renowned international payment schemes such as JCB to operate in KSA emerges as an important driver to help us reach our endeavors to offer multiple options for the kingdom’s residents and visitors.”


β€œWhat is RuPay-JCB International Card ?”

JCB (Japan Credit Bureau) is a credit card company based in Tokyo, Japan. It is accepted at JCB merchants, it has strategic alliances with Discover Network merchants in the United States, UnionPay merchants in China, American Express merchants in Canada, and RuPay merchants in India.

RuPay-JCB cards is accepted in more than 195 countries. Its card acceptance network includes about 37 million merchants around the world and has more than 140 million card holders.

India’s RuPay Card and Japan-based JCB International Card have launched RuPay-JCB Global Cards, which can be used at all point of sales (POS) terminals and E-com websites which accept RuPay cards and POS terminals/E-com websites outside India which accept JCB.


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All Asian Countries, European, Middle East, South/North American countries, Australia, New Zealand etc accept JCB Global cards, so you will never face any problem on RuPay-JCB Global cards acceptance worldwide.

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