GBA Youth Card

GBA Youth Card is launched by the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation in cooperation with Bank of China (Hong Kong), Guangdong Youth Federation, Hong Kong United Youth Association and Macao Youth Federation. It is a comprehensive youth service card specially designed for Hong Kong youth, that offers many conveniences when they are studying, working and living in the Greater Bay Area (GBA). The Card provides a series of functions including GBA information, youth service, banking service, and privileges on transportation and consumption. There are two types of GBA Youth Cards, namely the "GBA Youth Card" which is a credit card and the "GBA Youth Card (BOC Card) " which is a debit card. Cardholders also become members of YO PLACE, enjoying exclusive information and services. 

GBA Youth Card Offers

GBA Youth Card (Credit Card)
GBA Youth Card (Debit Card)
Eligibility for Application
Hong Kong residents aged 18 or above
  • Hong Kong residents aged 11 or above;and
  • Holding a Hong Kong dollar or/and RMB account or/and Multi-Currency Saving Account (including RMB and applicable currency) in BOCHK
Remark:Applicants aged between 11 and 15 must be accompanied by their parent / guardian and provide the identification documents and proof of relationship of the customers' parent / guardian; Each applicant can only apply for one GBA Youth Card (BOC Card); Joint account cannot be registered as the 1st account.
Welcome Offer
New BOC Credit Card customers can enjoy up to HK$300 Cash Rebate
Enjoy preferential annual interest rates for time deposits, applicant can contact BOCHK staff for details

Youth Services

  • YO PLACE youth service platform
    • Participate in the Foundation’s various activities 
    • Rent YO PLACE facilities at 30% off
    • Obtain information and services on studies, career and entrepreneurship in the GBA
  • Hong Kong United Youth Association 
    • Enjoy a wide range of consultation services on legal, accounting and other professional areas
    • Cardholder can enjoy the same privileges as members of the Hong Kong United Youth Association. For details,
  • Guangdong Youth Federation 
    • Obtain emergency youth support and other services including counselling and legal assistance by calling Guangdong 12355 Youth Integrated Services Hotline in Guangdong Province
    • Participate in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth Home’s activities and get support in Guangdong Province
    • Enjoy entrepreneurial and other support from the "Innovation and Entrepreneurial Bases in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area"
    • For more information about daily life, travel, job search, entrepreneurship, study and exchange in Guangdong Province, can contact Guangdong Youth Federation for a copy of the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth information" at +86-20-87195609
  • Macao Youth Federation
    • Cardholder can seek emergency assistance or information from the Macao Youth Federation.
      Address:10a-10c Calçada do Tronco Velho R/C
      Telephone: +853 2852 3618

Exclusive Spending Offers and Bank Services

Enjoy UnionPay offers, for details please refer to:

For further inquiries of GBA Youth Card (Credit Card) application, please visit website of Bank of China (Hong Kong): here
; or call their hotline: +852 2108 3288

For further inquiries of application of GBA Youth Card (BOC Card), please visit website of Bank of China (Hong Kong): here  ; or visit any of the BOC branches