How to Apply for Metrobank ATM Card or e-Teller Bank Account

Lost ATM cardOne of the largest banks in the Philippines, Metrobank offers Filipinos immediate access to their money saved in the bank with its more than 1,000 Metrobank ATM machines distributed nationwide and more than 2, 600 partnered BancNet ATMs countywide.

After having experienced fast and secure service in my payroll account in Metrobank, I decided to open a personal Metrobank ATM savings account.


I will be sharing with you the easy steps I have undergone and requirements/documents I have prepared in applying for new Metrobank ATM Card.

Requirements in Applying for Metrobank ATM Card or e-Teller Bank Account

  • At least two (2) valid IDs which bears your photo (most recent  school ID, company ID, driver’s license, passport, NSO birth certificate,  barangay clearance, postal ID, NBI clearance, other government issued ID such as PhilHealth, SSS, UMID, etc.)
  • 2 pieces of most recent 1x1 or 2x2 picture
  • PHP 2,000.000 for  initial deposit for/ maintaining balance of your savings account.


Steps in Applying for Metrobank ATM Card or e-Teller Bank Account

  1. Go to the nearest Metrobank branch you prefer to open your ATM account with. Make sure that you bring the complete requirements with you.
  2. Proceed to the New Accounts section and ask for Application Form for New ATM Card Account. You can ask for the securities’ assistance or other bank staff’s assistance if you weren’t able to immediately see the New Accounts section.
  3. After you have accomplished the application form, the account officer will release and give you the deposit slip receipt bearing your account number.
  4. Your Metrobank ATM Card will be released after 7 days or 1 week. 
  5. Claim your ATM Card on the New Accounts section by presenting your deposit slip and valid ID.

Metrobank ATM Card Bank account has an initial deposit requirement of Php 2,000.00. While your account is still open, you need to maintain a balance of Php 2,000.00. In case of failure to maintain a minimum monthly ADM for consecutive 2 months, your account will be charged with a service fee of Php 300.00.
For your Metrobank ATM savings to earn interest, you will need to maintain a minimum of Php 10,000.00. The intrest rate given is 0.25% effective on January 1, 2013.

Other features of Metrobank ATM Card you can enjoy
  • Pay your utility bills (phone, electric, internet, etc.) through ATM, mobile banking and internet banking in over 1,000 Metrobank ATMs and over 2,600 other BancNet ATMs nationwide
  • Metrobank ATM card can serve as debit cards which you can use when shopping in several department stores like SM, Robinsons, Ayala, Gaisano Malls and other stores with Card Swipe Machines linked with BancNet.
  • Shop/purchase overseas in any Maestro-accredited stores, or withdraw cash in Cirrus-accredited banks in the currency of the country you’re visiting.
  • Purchase prepaid phone PINs
Lost or Stolen Metrobank ATM card? Find the steps on how you can report and replace lost or stolen Metrobank ATM card here.
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