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How to Activate Metrobank ATM Card for International Use (Abroad)

On its recent announcement, Metrobank advises all its accountholders especially those who are ATM/Debit/Prepaid Cardholders that the international use of Metrobank ATM, Debit, and Prepaid cards shall be available only upon request.
If you are a Metrobank accountholder and you expect to use your card internationally or are planning on travelling abroad soon, please contact your branch of account to activate this feature. The purpose for this is for additional security.

Please don't forget to bring your valid id upon requesting for activation.

For urgent concerns, call the Metrobank 24/7 Customer Hotline at 8700-700. For provincial areas, call toll-free 1-800-1888-5775.

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"How to Activate Metrobank ATM Card for International Use (Abroad)" was written by under the Banking category. It has been read 26754 times and generated 40 comments. The article was created on and updated on 22 September 2013.
Total comments : 40
rose ann   (12 January 2019 8:45 AM)

how can i activate and withdraw to my metrobank atm when im here in spain..d kasi ako makapag withdraw..any possible thing to do online to use it here in abroad?

Ronaldo Daniot   (07 January 2019 3:03 AM)

Hello, i would like to ask how much is the percent of service that would be deducted on my account if i withdraw money here in qatar..currently i am based in qatar and i would like to withdraw for emergency purposes..thank you in advance

Olive   (18 September 2018 4:52 PM)

How to activate atm debit for international use

Jerwin   (11 September 2018 4:09 PM)

Hello how can i activate my debit card here in dubai.. Di kasi ako makapag widraw..

Jonalyn C. Oroyan   (09 August 2018 1:09 AM)

Hello good day, I'm currently working her in Qatar. I'd like to request. I want to access my account debit card and prepaid to check the balance online.
Hoping for your favorable assistant regarding with this matter. Thank you.

Marlo Lopez Atilano   (07 August 2018 2:53 PM)

Please help! I cannot use my Metrobank ATM Card here in the USA. Please email me the procedure. Need it badly. Thank you!

gemar ladia   (06 August 2018 6:29 PM)

i try many times to follow the instructions regarding online banking but always rejected my request what will i do now.any help from you will much appreciated
thank you

gemar ladia   (06 August 2018 6:26 PM)

i cannot use my Metrobank card here in qatar

melba carino   (31 July 2018 1:01 PM)

how to activate debit card

Cris   (27 June 2018 4:10 PM)

I want to use my metrobank debit card for payment online..but its invalid how can i use this?im here in singapore

Quin Ann Paglinawan   (09 June 2018 11:27 AM)

Why my atm card is invalid ..

evangeline cacdac   (08 May 2018 11:07 AM)

hello can i asked if how to activate my international atm i want to withdraw in philippines

Evelyn S Gano   (31 March 2018 1:53 AM)

I want to use my metrobank atm for withdrawal. Can i used it here in Kuwait?

John Michael L Comia   (21 March 2018 4:55 PM)

I need to use my debit atm card here in UAE for emergency purposes,but I can't withdraw any amount! Can you please activate my account to become international,I'll send the picture of my ATM card. Please,I really need to use my money here as soon as possible

Glesi   (30 October 2017 6:10 AM)

How can I request for an access to my Metrobank ATM Debit Card for International use if I'm already overseas. I am not aware of this. Is there any other way where I could request for this.
Hoping for your assistance on this matter.

myla   (15 September 2017 4:17 PM)

may i ask if how to withdraw the money send to me from UK? and he uses western union to transfer, how can i get the money is it in my debit card or in western union agent location? i am not sure actually where to get the money/

Marisa Albidas   (04 August 2017 8:17 PM)

I visited the metrobank branch where i opened my account then i ask the bank worker who assisted me to open my atm internationally because i am going out of the country. She said "it is open now you can use it on atm with the mastercard logo". now i am in srilanka having a problem how and where to get money for my stay. Its not that easy also for me to receive money from western union. I hope you can help me out here..

mary grace morales   (28 June 2017 5:35 AM)

hi i send you this message because i want to use my atm card here in kuwait...
can you open the international access via online..?
i will pass the pictures of my atm card and my valid id...
urgent response please...
thanks and godbless...

Jay-ann Guion Porras   (05 June 2017 3:24 AM)

Hi good morning. Ask ko lang po sana kung paanong way ko ma aactivate yong debit card ko while i'm still here in abroad? Can i activate it through online? If yes in what way..thank you so much... Have a nice day ahead

Narcelie Libradilla   (06 May 2017 1:07 PM)

Good day. I opened a savings account here in Dubai last year (Sept) and I would like to know the possibilities of activating the online banking here? since i did not took vacation up to now. Please advise procedures as well. Thank you in advance.

Myza Jardin Tigoy   (30 March 2017 11:41 AM)

Please help me to active my atm card,im already 5 months last i got my atm card.Im here now in UAE.Thanks

shenie amangao   (04 March 2017 4:20 AM)

Hello everyone,i want to inform all the people who are planning to open atm account in metrobank for using abroad purpose,do not open because this metrobank will not entertain your concerns,tgey just want to stock your money for their own benifits not yours,i read all these comments below,im shock only one is replied

Daniel Mendoza Sanchez   (28 November 2016 9:35 AM)


please help me to activate my metrobank atm card i want to withdraw im here in saudi arabia.

Allan Latoza Macatangay   (26 September 2016 10:32 AM)

Please help me to activate metro bank atm card i want to withdraw but i can't,im here in Dubai.

cagasjhai2   (09 November 2016 12:11 PM)

Goodmorning po, na activate naba ang account nyo po sa Metrobank? kasi sa akin din po eh , kailangan ko na ng pera kasi pang exit ko, nereplyan ba kayo ng main ?

Analyn Bernabe   (20 August 2016 11:51 AM)

Please help me to activate my card because iam all ready here in singapore please

tammy   (25 June 2016 2:04 PM)

i have a payroll debit card in metrobank. May i ask how can i change my payroll debit card or activate to international debit card?

jane   (06 June 2016 10:50 PM)

Hi po, like other same concerned po. how i am able to.register my Metrobank debit card here in USA? Can I do it online? I'm running out of money and I need to withdraw through my Metrobank debit cars.. I did tried many times but can't process.. please I need help on this...

Nizza Lee Dandan   (09 May 2016 11:35 PM)

Good Day!

Please help me how to activate my ATM Card in KSA for use online because I am already here and just now I read that it need to be activated to use here... Really its a big help for me. Thanks so much!

haydee hassan   (17 November 2015 11:29 AM)

please respond immediately because i am stock here at hongkong with nothing

haydee hassan   (17 November 2015 11:28 AM)

good day, i would like to confirm my international activation of my atm,i have my atm under metrobank rizal davao city branch, i already activated it for international before leaving the philippines,currently i am here in honkong for a short vacation and unfortunately all the banks and atm machines are not accepting my withdrawal transaction,what should i do

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