Octopus Automatic Add-value Service
Enjoy a hassle-free payment experience with Octopus Automatic Add-Value Service (AAVS)
Free of charge for first-time applications

No application fee for all first-time applicants for the AAVS. Simply submit the completed form via DBS Card+ or mail your application to us. ^

Enjoy Extra Convenience

You don’t need to queue at add-value machines or feel embarrassed for insufficient value in your Octopus card while travelling on public transport. In addition, you can spend in a convenient way at over thousands of merchants, including carparks, restaurants, convenience stores and supermarkets.

Earn REWARDS for Every Automatic Add-Value

AAVS allows you to add HK$250/HK$500/HK$1,000 to your Octopus card automatically via your DBS Credit Card. This transaction amount will be shown in your monthly statement. You can enjoy an interest free repayment period and earn COMPASS Dollar/DBS$ for AAVS transactions! *

^First-time AAVS applicants will enjoy a HK$20 fee waiver. Applicants switching banks or restarting AAVS are required to pay Octopus Cards Limited a HK$20 non-refundable service charge , which will be charged to the AAVS account.

*The application fee, handling fee and every automatic add-value transaction (based on transaction date) are eligible for COMPASS Dollar/DBS$ rebate. Every HK$250 spending = $1 COMPASS Dollar/ DBS$1.

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How to apply
  • Existing cardholders with Automatic Add-Value Service with other Banks
  • Receive a confirmation letter for AAVS activation. A handling fee of HK$20 will be charged on behalf of Octopus Cards Limited
  • Existing cardholders with no Automatic Add-Value Service and holding any Octopus cards products
  • Receive a confirmation letter for the AAVS activation. No handling fee will be charged.
* The application fee, handling fee and every AAVS transaction (based on transaction date) are eligible for COMPASS dollar/DBS$.


If the stored value of your Octopus is zero or negative, or remaining value plus the maximum negative value (HK$35) is not enough to cover the intended value deduction, your card will automatically be reloaded with HK$250/HK$500/HK$1000.

Each Octopus can only be reloaded automatically once a day.
The application fee, handling fee and the Automatic Add-Value transaction of HK$250/HK$500/HK$1,000 each time will be directly debited from your designated DBS Credit Card Account.