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Launch of au WALLET Credit Card for au users―Can be used to pay for daily shopping or au usage fees!

1. Overview

  • (1)
    au WALLET Credit Card specifications
    Name au WALLET Credit Card
    Conditions for earning points 2 points per ¥200 spent on shopping
    Card payment brand visa
    Issuing conditions
    • au mobile phone, au HIKARI, au HIKARI Chura subscribers (individual contracts with valid au ID only)
      Cannot be issued for corporate contracts
    • Age 18 or over (excluding high school students)
    • Subscriber or spouse has regular income
    Validity period of card Initially 5 years from issue/Renewed for 5 years
    Payment method
    • Single payment the following month
    • Payment in two installments
    • Single payment at bonus season
    • Revolving credit*
    • Multiple installments*
    • The payment method can be changed afterwards to revolving credit or multiple installments
    Cashing function Yes (Cashing service, card loan service)
    Issue processing fee Free
    Annual fee Free
    • A ¥1,250 fee (excluding tax) is incurred if the au mobile phone, au HIKARI or au HIKARI Chura contract tied to the au ID is cancelled.
    Approval process Yes
    Additional service ETC Card (free issue and no annual fee)
    Automatic incidental insurance
    • (1)
      Insurance against loss or theft
      Compensation for unauthorized use if the card is lost or stolen
    • (2)
      Overseas Travel Anshin Insurance (Overseas Traveler's Personal Accident Insurance: Up to 20 million yen)
      Compensation for damages such as medical expenses for injury or illness, theft of baggage or personal effects, or damage to furnishings or equipment while traveling abroad on a trip paid for with an au WALLET Credit Card
    • (3)
      Shopping Anshin Insurance (Movable Comprehensive Insurance)
      Shopping insurance providing 90-day compensation for items purchased with au WALLET Credit Card (up to 1 million yen per year; only for items purchased in Japan)
    • Compensation in (1)-(3) is provided based on the provisions of the insurance.
    • For details of the conditions related to incidental insurance, check the website at the link below.
      Open link in a new windowhttp://www.kddi-fs.com/
    Email notification service If so requested by the user, the following information is sent to the preset email address
    • Usage notification (Usage news flash)
    • Communication charges
    • Payment date
    • Campaign information, etc.
    Privileges
    • Privileges at hotels and leisure facilities nationwide
      Privileges and services are provided at over 10,000 hotels and leisure facilities across the country
    Campaign
    • au WALLET Credit Card Debut Campaign

    <Description>

    3,000 au Smart Pass members who have applied for an au WALLET Credit Card are chosen by lottery to receive 10,000 WALLET points

    • Includes new au Smart Pass subscribers

    <Application period>

    • October 28, 2014 to December 31, 2014

    <Eligibility>

    Customers chosen by lottery who satisfy (1) and (2) below

    • (1)
      Customers who apply for an au WALLET Credit Card during the campaign period and who meet the prescribed application conditions
    • (2)
      au Smart Pass members
    • For details of the campaign application conditions, check the au WALLET Credit Card website at the link below.
      Open link in a new windowhttp://www.kddi-fs.com/
  • (2)
    About WALLET points

    WALLET points are earned according to the amount paid for daily shopping, public utilities, au usage fees, etc. using an au WALLET Credit Card. [1]
    Besides payments by au WALLET Credit Card, WALLET points can also be earned by using au mobile phone or fixed line communication services every month or using au Simple Payment. [2]
    As well as allocation to payment of au WALLET Credit Card charges or au usage fees, earned points can also be used for purchase or repair of au mobile terminals. [3]
    One point is worth 1 yen, and earned points can also be charged to an au WALLET Cards and used to pay for daily shopping.

    • [1]
      Earning and using points is not available in some stores and for some services.
    • [2]
      au WALLET Point Program conditions must be met.
    • [3]
      Certain conditions are attached to use of WALLET points for au mobile phone communication charges.
    • (1)
      About earning WALLET points

      In addition to payments by au WALLET Credit Card, users can earn monthly points according to monthly usage fees and other communication charges for au mobile phones and KDDI fixed line communication services. Points can also be earned by using au Simple Payment.

      au WALLET Credit Card pointsOther points earned
      Payment for daily shopping, public utility charges, etc. 2 points per ¥200 -
      au communication charges 2 points per ¥200 10 points per ¥1,000 [4]
      au Simple Payment 2 points per ¥200 1 point per ¥100
      au Shopping Mall 2 points per ¥200 From 1 point per ¥100
      au WALLET Welcome Campaign! Up to 3,000 points in lottery [5] -
      • [4]
        Points are earned according to monthly charges, such as basic charges and communication charges (excluding consumption tax, processing fees, charges for online services, etc.).
      • [5]
        Customers may try to win up to one time per day and three times per month until the end of the campaign period on December 31, 2014.
        Up to 18,000 points can be earned by lottery by November 30, 2014.
        Open link in a new windowhttp://www.au.kddi.com/au-id/au-wallet/pr/campaign/
    • (2)
      Using WALLET points
      UseDescription
      Allocation to payment of au WALLET Credit Card charges ・Points can be allocated to payment of au WALLET Credit Card charges [6]
      <How to apply>
      To apply for this service, check the au WALLET Credit Card website at the link below.
      Open link in a new windowhttp://www.kddi-fs.com/
      Allocation to payment of au mobile phone communication charges ・Points can be allocated to au mobile phone or au smartphone communication charges.
      <How to apply>
      To apply for this service, check the au WALLET Point Program website at the link below.
      Open link in a new windowhttp://point.auone.jp/top
      Charge to au WALLET Card ・Points can be charged to your au WALLET Card and used to pay for daily shopping
      <How to apply>
      To apply for this service, check the au WALLET app or au WALLET website at the link below
      Open link in a new windowhttps://wallet.auone.jp/
      Purchase of au terminal or peripheral device ・Points can be allocated to payment for an au terminal or peripheral device purchased at an au shop, store carrying au products or au Online Shop.
      • [6]
        Up to ¥20,000 per month, in units of 100 points
    • (3)
      Point advantage stores
      Point advantage store tie-ups with various partner corporations are established so that au WALLET service users can enjoy even more shopping benefits. Users can earn more WALLET points than they would in regular stores by using their au WALLET Credit Card at point advantage stores.
      The number of point advantage stores will be expanded to 24 companies and approximately 22,000 stores by the end of November 2014.
      For details of point advantage stores, check the website at the link below.
      Open link in a new windowhttp://point.auone.jp/pointup/

2. Application start date

October 28, 2014

3. How to apply

  • (1)
    Online
    Apply from the au WALLET Credit Card website.
    URL: Open link in a new windowhttp://www.kddi-fs.com/
  • (2)
    In stores
    Apply at au shops
    (Applications are not accepted at other stores carrying au products)

4. Service logo


au WALLET Credit Card

<Reference> About KDDI Financial Service inc.

KDDI Financial Service inc. (hereinafter, KFS), the issuer of au WALLET Credit Cards, was established with the aim of providing innovative, convenient and reliable financial and payment services to meet the needs of au customers. The company aims to provide high-value services one after another to au customers as the first step in launching au WALLET Credit Card services.

Company name KDDI Financial Service inc.
Date of establishment February 2014
Place of business Minato-ku, Tokyo
President Takashi Ishizuki
Capital 5,245 million yen
Shareholders KDDI Corporation (90%)
Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS Co., Ltd. (5%)
Jibun Bank Corporation (5%)
Main business Credit card business
Settlement substitution service
Bank agency service
Moneylenders registration number Director-General of the Kanto Finance Bureau (1) No. 01503
Comprehensive Credit Purchase Intermediaries registration number Kanto (Ho) No. 107
  • The company names, product names and service names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies.

  • The information contained in the news releases is current at the time of publication. Products, service fees,service content and specifications, contact information, and other details are subject to change without notice.