EcoCash Debit Card

Experience the convenience of MasterCard with the EcoCash Debit Card!

The new EcoCash Debit Card is a MasterCard that does it all! It is directly linked to your EcoCash wallet and allows you to pay for goods and services locally and internationally and even make secure online payments! The balance on your EcoCash Debit Card is the same as the balance on your EcoCash wallet.

The EcoCash Debit Card is the MasterCard that's really for everyone! To get your EcoCash Debit Card, simply visit any Steward Bank, Econet shop or selected EcoCash agents countrywide with a copy of your ID. Enjoy the only MasterCard that you can activate on your phone! The card is issued while you wait.

  • 47 million MasterCard access points worldwide
  • Over 15,000 agents countrywide
  • Lowest charges and no monthly fees
  • Make secure online payments
  • Activate on your phone

How to activate your EcoCash Debit Card

  • 1 Dial *151# enter PIN
  • 2 Select "Wallet Services"
  • 3 Select "EcoCash Debit Card"
  • 4 Select "EcoCash MasterCard Physical"
  • 5 Select "Activate Card"
  • 6 Enter the serial number on your EcoCash Debit Card
  • 7 Confirm and then your card will be activated

How to generate a Virtual Card for online payments

To keep your money safe, the EcoCash Debit Card allows you to generate a once-off virtual card to make an online payment.

  • 1 Dial *151# and enter PIN
  • 2 Select "Wallet Services"
  • 3 Select "EcoCash Debit Card"
  • 4 Select "EcoCash MasterCard Virtual"
  • 5 Get Virtual Card (VCN)
  • 6 Then, you will receive a message with the code to use for your transaction

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the EcoCash Debit Card?
  • This is a card that is issued to any EcoCash Customer and it allows them to swipe and pay for goods and services Internationally and locally.
  • The EcoCash Debit card is linked to the customer's EcoCash wallet
  • The value in one's EcoCash Wallet is the same value on the EcoCash Debit card
  • With the EcoCash Debit card you ease yourself from the burden of carrying money when you travel abroad.
What can you do with the EcoCash Debit Card?
The EcoCash Debit card allows you to do the following:
  • Swipe and pay for goods and services at over 47million MasterCard points worldwide.
  • Swipe and pay for goods and services at MasterCard branded POS in Zimbabwe.
  • Make local and International withdrawals at any ATM bearing the MasterCard or Steward Bank logo.
  • Make secure online payments.
  • Load up at over 15,000 EcoCash Agents countrywide.
  • Load up directly from your local bank account to your EcoCash Wallet even when roaming abroad.
Who qualifies to get the EcoCash Debit Card?
  • Anyone who is on EcoCash qualifies for an EcoCash Debit Card.
  • Visit any Econet shop, Steward Bank branches and selected EcoCash agents nationwide to apply.
  • The EcoCash Debit Card is issued whilst you wait.
  • To get the EcoCash Debit Card you simply need to take a copy of your ID, complete a debit card application form, and pay a nominal fee.
How do I link the EcoCash Debit Card to my Phone?
  • Complete an application form and once your details are verified the Agent will link the EcoCash Debit card to your EcoCash wallet.
  • When the Card is linked you will receive a message asking you to activate the card.
  • Dial *151# and select Wallet Services, then EcoCash Debit Card and then select Activate Card, using the 16 Digit serial number written on the plastic card.
  • Once card activation is complete, you will get a message to confirm activation
How does the EcoCash Debit Card work?
  • When paying for goods and services you swipe at the Merchant's point of sale device and once amount of purchase is input by the merchant you enter your Personal Identity Number (PIN) which is found in the EcoCash Debit Card Starter Pack
  • The PIN code will be supplied in a sealed paper (pin mailer) that comes with the blister pack together with the card and you have an option of changing the PIN (after activation) using the EcoCash Menu.
  • You can also make local and International withdrawals at any ATM bearing the MasterCard or Steward Bank logo.
  • NB: The customer's EcoCash Wallet PIN and EcoCash Debit Card PIN are different
How do I make Secure Online Payments with the EcoCash Debit Card?
  • To make a secure online payment with the EcoCash Debit you need to generate a Virtual Card by dialing *151#, select Wallet Services, then EcoCash Debit Card and then select Get Virtual Card (VCN).
  • Once the Virtual Card generation is completed you will get a message with the Virtual Card Number and the expiration date.
  • One can then use this generated Virtual Card to make secure online payments.
  • NB The physical debit card cannot be used for online payments, only the VCN is used
How much does it cost to use the EcoCash Debit Card?
  • The EcoCash Debit Card offers you the lowest transaction charges when you pay for goods and services.
  • The EcoCash Debit card is the only card that has no monthly fees, no hidden costs and absolutely FREE administration
  • From as little as 30cents you can transact and enjoy the benefits of the EcoCash Debit Card and no matter how high the value of your transaction is, the maximum charge is $2.45.
Safety of the EcoCash Debit Card?
  • Customers should never share their PIN code with anyone.
  • If the Card is misplaced, one can suspend the card using the EcoCash Menu and If suspended card is found, the card can be reactivated on the EcoCash Menu.
  • A lost or stolen card can be permanently deactivated from the EcoCash menu on your mobile phone.
  • For the customer to start transacting they need to activate the new card and it comes with a new PIN
  • NB Deactivated card cannot be re-activated; you will need a replacement card.
Where do I get more information on the EcoCash Debit Card?
For more information on the EcoCash Debit Card you can
  • Call the free 24 hour EcoCash Help Line on 114,
  • Call the Steward Bank Contact Centre on 08 088 888 or +263772191191
  • Visit any Econet Shop/Agent/Steward Bank near you.
  • Visit the EcoCash Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ecocashzim
  • Visit the EcoCash Twitter handle @EcoCashZW

Tariffs

Lower value ($) Upper value ($) ATM Balance Enquiry ATM Cashout POS Balance Enquiry POS Purchase Internet Balance Enquiry VCN Virtual Card
12$0.67$1.80$0.30$0.25$0.30$0.54$0.50
2.015$0.67$2.04$0.30$0.60$0.30$0.60$0.50
5.0110$0.67$2.16$0.30$0.70$0.30$0.70$0.50
10.0120$0.67$2.52$0.30$0.90$0.30$0.90$0.50
20.0130$0.67$2.88$0.30$1.10$0.30$1.10$0.50
30.0140$0.67$3.12$0.30$1.30$0.30$1.30$0.50
40.0150$0.67$3.36$0.30$1.50$0.30$1.50$0.50
50.0175$0.67$4.08$0.30$1.70$0.30$1.70$0.50
75.01100$0.67$4.68$0.30$1.90$0.30$1.90$0.50
100.01150$0.67$5.04$0.30$2.00$0.30$2.00$0.50
150.01200$0.67$5.28$0.30$2.10$0.30$2.10$0.50
200.01300$0.67$5.88$0.30$2.20$0.30$2.20$0.50
300.01400$0.67$5.94$0.30$2.30$0.30$2.30$0.50
400.01500$0.67$5.98$0.30$2.40$0.30$2.40$0.50
500.011,000$0.67N/A$0.30$3.60$0.30$3.60$0.50

EcoCash Express Debit Card

Introducing the EcoCash Express Debit Card! Now you can pay for goods and services worth $5 or less without swiping or entering your PIN. All you need to do is tap your EcoCash Express Debit Card on the POS machine and it's done. Start making express payments today and enjoy another first from Econet!

Why you need the EcoCash Express Debit Card?

  • 1

    Easy to register

    Only need your ID
  • 2

    Affordable

    Transact at Zero monthly charges
  • 3

    Save

    Save up to $100 a year with lower transactional costs
  • 4

    Convenient

    Swipe, withdraw or transact at any MasterCard terminal or ATM
  • 5

    Online payments

    Pay for goods easily online
  • 6

    Easy to top up

    And is linked to your phone

What's New

The EcoCash Express Debit Card vs. The EcoCash Debit Card

 
EcoCash Express Debit Card
Debit Card
Technology supported
Contactless Contact
Contact
Retail price
$5
$2
Features
Linked to EcoCash wallet
Linked to EcoCash wallet
 
Payments (local and international)
Payments (local and international)
 
Secure online payments
Secure online payments
 
Withdrawals (local and international)
Withdrawals (local and international)
 
Balance inquiry
Balance inquiry
 
Use PIN for some transactions (above tap and go limit)
Use PIN for ALL transactions
 
Customised name on card (some cards)
No name on card
 
No monthly fees
No monthly fees

How to activate your EcoCash Express Debit Card

  • 1 Dial *151# enter PIN
  • 2 Select "Wallet Services"
  • 3 Select "EcoCash Debit Card"
  • 4 Select "EcoCash MasterCard Physical"
  • 5 Select "Activate Card"
  • 6 Enter the serial number on your EcoCash Express Debit Card
  • 7 Confirm and then your card will be activated

How to generate a Virtual Card for online payments

To keep your money safe, the EcoCash Express Debit Card allows you to generate a once-off virtual card to make an online payment.

  • 1 Dial *151# and enter PIN
  • 2 Select "Wallet Services"
  • 3 Select "EcoCash Debit Card"
  • 4 Select "EcoCash MasterCard Virtual"
  • 5 Get Virtual Card (VCN)
  • 6 Then, you will receive a message with the code to use for your transaction

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • It is a MasterCard linked to your EcoCash wallet.
  • It allows you to pay for goods and services worth $5 or less without swiping or entering your pin.
    *If they are more than $5 you will have to enter your pin to complete the purchase.
  • It allows you to swipe and pay for goods and services internationally and locally.
What are the benefits of the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • Only need your ID to register.
  • Transact at zero monthly charges.
  • Save up to $100 a year with lower transaction charges.
  • Swipe, withdraw or transact at any MasterCard ATM or terminal.
  • Pay for goods online.
  • Linked to your phone.
Where can I get an EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • At your nearest Econet Shop, Steward Bank branch or selected EcoCash Agents.
Who qualifies to get the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • Anyone who is on EcoCash qualifies for an EcoCash Express Debit Card.
What do I need to get the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • Copy of your ID.
  • A completed EcoCash Express Debit Card application form.
  • Pay a nominal fee.
How do I link the EcoCash Express Debit Card to my Phone?
  • Complete an application form and once your details are verified, the agent will link the EcoCash Express Debit Card to your EcoCash wallet.
  • When the Card is linked, you will receive a message asking you to activate the card.
How do I activate the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  1. Dial *151# enter PIN.
  2. Select: "Wallet Services".
  3. Select: "EcoCash Debit Card".
  4. Select: "EcoCash MasterCard Physical".
  5. Select: "Activate Card".
  6. Enter the serial number on your EcoCash Express Debit Card.
  7. Confirm and then your card will be activated.
Once card activation is complete, you will get a message to confirm activation.
How do I change the PIN on my EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  1. Dial *151# enter PIN.
  2. Select: "Wallet Services".
  3. Select: "EcoCash Debit Card".
  4. Select: "EcoCash MasterCard Physical".
  5. Select: Change Card PIN".
  6. Enter new PIN.
  7. Re-enter the new PIN.
  8. Confirm.
How do I generate a Virtual Card for online payments?
  1. Dial *151# and enter PIN.
  2. Select: "Wallet Services".
  3. Select: "EcoCash Debit Card".
  4. Select: "EcoCash MasterCard Virtual".
  5. Request Virtual Card (VCN).
  6. Then, you will receive a message with the code to use for your transaction.
How much does it cost to use the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • The EcoCash Express Debit Card offers you the lowest transaction charges when you pay for goods and services.
  • The EcoCash Express Debit card is the only card that has no monthly fees, no hidden costs and absolutely FREE administration.
  • From as little as 30cents you can transact and enjoy the benefits of the EcoCash Express Debit Card and no matter how high the value of your transaction is, the maximum charge is $2.45.
Safety of the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • Customers should never share their PIN code with anyone.
  • If the Card is misplaced, one can block their card using the EcoCash Menu and if the suspended card is found, the card can be reactivated on the EcoCash Menu.
  • A lost or stolen card can be permanently deactivated.
*NB Deactivated cards cannot be re-activated; you will need a replacement card.
I've lost my card! How do I block/suspend it?
  1. Dial *151# enter PIN.
  2. Select: "Wallet Services".
  3. Select: "EcoCash Debit Card".
  4. Select: "EcoCash MasterCard Physical".
  5. Select: "Block Card" & Confirm.
Where do I get more information on the EcoCash Express Debit Card?
  • Call the free 24 hour EcoCash Help Line on 114.
  • Call the Steward Bank Contact Centre on 08 088 888 or +263772191191.
  • Visit any Econet Shop/Agent/Steward Bank near you.
  • Visit the EcoCash Facebook Page.
  • Visit the EcoCash Twitter handle @EcoCashZW.

Tariffs

Lower value ($) Upper value ($) ATM Balance Enquiry ATM Cashout POS Balance Enquiry POS Purchase Internet Balance Enquiry VCN Virtual Card
12$0.67$1.50$0.30$0.25$0.30$0.54$0.50
2.015$0.67$1.70$0.30$0.60$0.30$0.60$0.50
5.0110$0.67$1.80$0.30$0.70$0.30$0.70$0.50
10.0120$0.67$2.10$0.30$0.90$0.30$0.90$0.50
20.0130$0.67$2.40$0.30$1.10$0.30$1.10$0.50
30.0140$0.67$2.60$0.30$1.30$0.30$1.30$0.50
40.0150$0.67$2.80$0.30$1.50$0.30$1.50$0.50
50.0175$0.67$3.40$0.30$1.70$0.30$1.70$0.50
75.01100$0.67$3.90$0.30$1.90$0.30$1.90$0.50
100.01150$0.67$4.20$0.30$2.00$0.30$2.00$0.50
150.01200$0.67$4.40$0.30$2.10$0.30$2.10$0.50
200.01300$0.67$4.90$0.30$2.20$0.30$2.20$0.50
300.01400$0.67$4.95$0.30$2.30$0.30$2.30$0.50
400.01500$0.67$5.00$0.30$2.40$0.30$2.40$0.50
500.011,000$0.67N/A$0.30$3.60$0.30$3.60$0.50

EcoCash ta!

Introducing EcoCash ta! It is a sticker you use to tap and pay for everyday purchases. No PIN is required when paying for purchases of up to $3 a day. A simple ta! & you are good to go. Experience faster and simpler payments, and start enjoying low transaction charges and zero monthly charges with EcoCash today!

Why you should use EcoCash ta!?

  • 1

    No PIN required when paying for purchases of up to $3

  • 2

    Stick it on your phone or anywhere you want

  • 3

    Faster and simpler payments

  • 4

    It's connected to your EcoCash wallet!

  • 5

    A simple ta! & you are good to go

How to set up EcoCash ta!

  • 1

    Peel your sticker

  • 2

    Stick it to the back of your phone/anywhere you want

  • 3

    Tap it against an EcoCash ta! POS machine to pay

Visit your nearest EcoCash Agent or Econet Shop and get your sticker today for only $1.