Adding Value to the HKUST Card e-Purse

Every HKUST Card comes with an e-Purse. By adding value to the e-Purse, you can use it to purchase various university services.

You can add value to the HKUST Card e-Purse through the following means :


  • Direct transfer from your VISA/MasterCard credit card. Click here for detailed procedure.
    Note that a smartcard reader is required to use the HKUST Card. Reader-equipped PCs can be found at the following locations :

         You may also set up your workstation to run HKUST Card related services. For more details, click here.


  • Deposit cash at Add Value Machines at the following locations :
    • At Academic Concourse (opposite to the Academic Registry)
    • At Student Lounge
    • On LG5 
    • On G/F lift lobby of Lift 7,8,9  (beside UG Hall I)
    • In UG Hall VI Seafront Canteen


  • Approach the following Service Counters for Add Value services :
    • the Finance Office on 5/F (Lift 17-18)
    • the Souvenir Shop on G/F