Accepted like a credit card.
You can use the Life card like a credit card to pay at more than 70 million merchant locations in Switzerland and abroad and to withdraw cash inexpensively from about 2 million ATMs. And in many shops you can use your card for convenient and easy contactless payments.
Also for mobile payments.
Now you can also make mobile payments in most shops and all supermarkets in Switzerland and in many countries worldwide, or at a large number of ticket machines. Wherever the Life card is accepted and contactless payments are possible. To use this service, you need a Life card from Swiss Bankers and a payment enabled device (mobile phone, smartwatch, etc.).
Ideal for online payments.
The Life card is accepted by all online shops. It is ideal for people who do not have a credit card or prefer not to use their credit card for online purchases.
Easy to load.
You can easily obtain a Life card at more than 150 SBB salespoints, where you can also load up your card at any time. Choose your desired amount from CHF 100 up to a maximum of CHF 10 000. This amount will then be activated on your card shortly afterwards.
Full budget control.
Life card gives you full control of your expenses: You can only spend the amount you have loaded onto your card. You can check your expenses, cash withdrawals, and your card balance at any time by means of the «Swiss Bankers» app or at swissbankers.chLink opens in new window..
The Life card is secure: Your card can only be charged when funds have been loaded. Moreover, Mastercard Prepaid is equipped with the latest chip technology and offers added protection against online card fraud thanks to Mastercard SecureCode / Identity Check. If lost or stolen, your card will immediately be replaced and your credit balance restored.
The Life card is issued by Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd., the leading issuer of prepaid cards in Switzerland. Swiss Bankers holds a banking license so that your card assets are fully covered by the depositor protection scheme.