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How to Apply for Metrobank ATM Card Bank Account

Known for its tagline "You're in Good Hands with Metrobank", Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. ( or simply Metrobank) was founded in September 5, 1962. It was recently awarded in the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2011 as the "Best Bank in the Philippines" and it's popularly known also to be the 2nd largest bank in the Philippines. That's why your money is safe and secure when you open an account with Metrobank especially an ATM account. If you want to open or apply for a Metrobank ATM Card, just follow the simple steps below:

Step 1

Before going to any Metrobank branch, prepare the needed requirements:

a.) 2 valid id (photo bearing):

   > School ID
   > Company/Office ID
   > Driver's License
   > Passport
   > NSO Birth Certificate
   > Baranggay Clearance
   > Postal ID
   > NBI or Police Clearance
   > Government-issued ID's (PhilHealth ID, SSS ID, UMID, etc.)
   > any other valid ID...

b.) 2 pieces recent 1x1 or 2x2 picture

c.) 2,000 pesos for the minimum amount (initial deposit) of opening a new ATM account

Step 2

Go to your preferred Metrobank branch where you want to apply for ATM account:

Step 3

Then, go to the New Accounts section inside the Metrobank branch and ask for an Application of New ATM Card Account.

Step 4

The Account Officer will then give you forms to fill-up. Accomplish these forms. That's it. The Account Officer will give you a Deposit slip/receipt with your Account Number printed on it. 

Claiming Your Metrobank ATM Card (Waiting Period)

You can claim your ATM card after 7 days (1 week). Bring and present your deposit slip  and a valid id upon claiming.

Pictures of a Real Metrobank ATM Card
Metrobank ATM Card
Metrobank ATM Card picture

Metrobank ATM Card Front View
Old Metrobank ATM Card with Maestro logo in the front

Metrobank ATM Card Back View
Metrobank ATM Card with Bancnet and Cirrus logos at the back

New Metrobank ATM Card
New Metrobank ATM Card with MasterCard logo at the front

Metrobank ATM Card (back view)
At the back of the Metrobank ATM Card bearing BancNet, Maestro and Cirrus logos.

You can use (for withdraw, balance inquiry, bills payment) this ATM card on any ATM machines that bear the BancNet, Maestro and Cirrus logos.

Other Types of Metrobank ATM Cards

Metrobank ATM Cards

Maintaining Balance

The above ATM card is a Metrobank e-Teller ATM card. You should maintain the required maintaining balance of at least P2,000 in order to avoid charges/fees. Other types of Metrobank ATM accounts have different maintaining balance:
    • Passbook Savings with ATM - P10,000 
    • OFW e-Teller ATM - waived 
    • SSS Pensioner ATM - P100
    • AccountOne with ATM - P25,000
    Falling Below Maintaining Balance Penalty

    Metrobank charges P300 (per month) if your Metrobank e-Teller ATM falls below the required maintaining balance. The same amount will be charged to other types of Metrobank atm accounts:
    • Passbook Savings with ATM - P300
    • OFW e-Teller ATM- waived 
    • SSS Pensioner ATM - P300
    • AccountOne with ATM - P300
    Some Powerful Features of Your Metrobank ATM Card
    • Withdraw or transfer money to over 800 Metrobank branches and to over 1,600 ATMs in the Philippines
    • Pay your utility bills (phone, electric, internet, etc.) through ATM, mobile banking and internet banking
    • Use it to purchase in major business establishments or department stores such as SM, Robinsons, Ayala Malls, Gaisano Malls, and any other stores with Card Swipe Machines which are affiliated with Bancnet.
    • You can enroll your ATM account to Metrobank Online Banking and avail great online banking services of Metrobank such as free balance inquiry (access of your account), pay bills (electric, water, phone or internet bills, etc.), transfer funds and many others.
    • and many more...
    Do you have any concern with you Metrobank ATM card?
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    413 myrna mantalaba   (11 July 2016 4:50 AM)
    hi i just want to know if i can apply atm thru online?

    412 ALISA   (10 July 2016 7:13 AM)
    good aM PO, SA ISABELA basilan metrobarnk branch , kinakailangan pa ang tin mumber, ung requirements nio ba dito ay parehas sa lahat ng metrobank branches?

    411 cris   (20 June 2016 8:02 PM)
    Hi my Debit account on Metrobank has been inactive since may last year because I resigned from my work. And now I received a letter today,I just want to know if my account will be charged because I can't remember if I have a remaining balance. Please reply. Thank you.

    410 AJAY KASHYAP   (18 June 2016 5:02 PM)

    409 AJAY KASHYAP   (18 June 2016 5:01 PM)

    408 riza gay animas   (07 June 2016 12:15 PM)
    Hi!i just want to ask what if the account was closed 2 years ago because it was used by the school for our scholarship and when the scholarship was gone the account will automatically closed. what will i do to re-open it?would i apply again for new account?

    407 mark daniel vila   (19 April 2016 6:27 PM)
    Good quality

    406 Rosecelyn S. Climaco   (19 April 2016 3:50 PM)
    Is NSO Birth Certificate and Police Clearance is valid upon opening atm accoun??

    405 Ramil Untalan Parajas   (04 March 2016 3:45 PM)
    online application

    404 Joycel fernandez   (08 February 2016 10:33 AM)
    My name is Joycel , just wondering if I can open my ATM account, but I'm out of country ,
    I wonder if I can apply it through ONLINE

    403 aidomar sedano   (31 January 2016 3:16 AM)
    Hi! i just want to know if my metrobank atm payroll account is still active even i am no longer connected with the company? i just recently resigned last year of december and i am now currently working abroad in saudi arabia. may i know if i can still continue to use the atm card so that i can send money for remittance as my savings? please give me response. thank you!

    402 Ferdinand fajela   (06 January 2016 3:28 PM)
    Good pm,I want to apply ATM,for saving,but I'm here in abroad how to get ATM.thank you

    401 Alyssah Arugay   (06 January 2016 3:07 PM)
    Hi! I would just want to ask about the age requirement in order to get an ATM card. I'm a 16 year-old student and I am interested in getting an ATM card in Metrobank. Hoping for your fast reply. Thanks!

    400 Herbert F. Tantiado   (03 January 2016 1:40 PM)
    I actually heard a good review of Metrobank's card to my friends and Family. That's the reason why I wanted to open an account to this bank. God Bless.

    399 Christine C. Cacho   (28 December 2015 11:39 PM)
    Im a an atm holder of metrobank from 2013 but its long time that im not using it, i just want to ask if can i use it now or better i will open a new one?
    Waiting for your answer.

    398 Yan yan   (09 December 2015 11:21 PM)
    Hi i leave here in hong kong and i lost my wallet with my atm metro bank card and written right down the card mastercard i would like to ask if person found my card can she or he use to pay by online shop?im trying to call you hotline to hold my account but always busy.so im worried.

    397 ALYASSER AKBARA   (20 November 2015 9:46 PM)
    hi good pm sir,maam
    i want to apply open account for atm , my perents in abroad will be sending money for me, but i have my business networking company, name of my company is unified products and services,
    account name i write example alyasser akbara with my company that is accepted or not,
    pm me

    396 Rosie   (11 November 2015 6:55 PM)
    May I ask when will the bank get the penalty charges in falling below the maintaining balance?

    395 Brylle Ton   (28 October 2015 10:47 PM)
    Oh well, I will try to apply soon with ET savings ATM. :)

    394 Irene Roble   (25 October 2015 5:11 PM)
    Need fast opening atm savings account online

    393 Anthony L. Ontolan   (17 October 2015 7:42 PM)
    Hi..i am planning to have my new ATM account at you metro bank Siquijor branch,i am a casual employee of Philippine Statistics Office and we were paid through landbank check.. My question is,..is it ok if im goin to deposit in my account/ATM using my landbank check? Is there any charges? If there is,how much? Thank you so much....

    392 roxannecrisostomo   (19 September 2015 12:09 PM)
    can i apply if i only have police clearance and voters id form and baranggay clearance only

    391 lovely dawn m. Viloria   (16 September 2015 0:08 AM)
    Hello! I would like to ask if i had opened my atm card in the year 2010 and haven't used it even once,like i never had deposits and withdrawal does it already close now or i can still use it? Thank you for replying.

    390 Julie ann Buco   (13 September 2015 7:55 PM)
    Hello, what if I have atm card, can I deposit for myself ??

    389 jonah vic joting   (13 September 2015 8:26 AM)
    Can I apply if I only have police clearance I.D,TIN I.D,Birth Certificate? Thank you

    388 jonah vic joting   (13 September 2015 8:23 AM)
    Good morning, can i apply if i only have police clearance i.d and Tin I.D,Birth certificate?
    Thank you..

    387 tholits   (04 September 2015 9:25 PM)
    what are the requirements needed for the ofw atm card?

    386 jahara   (01 September 2015 2:02 PM)
    good afternoon. can i apply if i only have NSO birth certificate and Alumni ID? thank you.

    385 Jhayla   (18 August 2015 1:06 AM)
    what if I withdraw my remaining balance this month worth 1,000; do I have a penalty if I will immediately replace of 300 of the same 1,000 I withdrawn?

    384 Robbie   (13 August 2015 8:06 PM)
    Can I apply if I only have NSO and school ID? I really wanted to open an atm account eversince but im afraid. I am still a student, then would it be ok?

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