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Cash Withdrawal in Japan using Singapore issued bank ATM cards

You may face a situation that you need physical cash urgently in Japan. However, most of Japanese major banks such as Mitsubishi, Mizuho and Sumitomo may not accept your local bank ATM cards for cash withdrawal.

Actually, there are some Japanese banks that are happy to give you cash by using your local ATM cards.

Here is a list of Japanese bank ATMs where you can withdraw cash during your Japan trip.


  Seven Bank Japan Post Bank AEON Bank
Language 12 languages English/Japanese English/Japanese/


Limit per withdrawal JPY 100,000 JPY 100,000
Accepted Card Brand 10 major brands 10 major brands VISA/PLUS/MASTER CARD/CIRRUS/UNION PAY
Location 7 Eleven


All major cities in Japan AEON Super Markets

Mini Stop

Number of ATMs 22,000 27,200 5,600


*10 major brads: VISA / PLUS / MasterCard / Maestro / Cirrus / American Express/JCB/UnionPay/Discover/Diners Club

Of course, you can use your international credit cards at most of places in Japan. However, there are still some local shops or restaurants where credit cards are not allowed so you may want to have some cash with you during your Japan trip.