Signing up for the GAICA Flex Prepaid Card

If your already have a Shinsei PowerFlex account, you will be able to add this very convenient Flex function to your card.

There are 2 ways to sign-up for the GAICA Flex Prepaid Card.

  • Shinsei PowerFlex bank account holders signing up for the GAICA Flex Prepaid Card.

  • For GAICA Prepaid Card holders, signing up for the Flex function after opening their Shinsei PowerFlex bank account.

For customers who do not have a Shinsei PowerFlex account

You will need to the follow procedures of Shinsei bank to open a Shinsei PowerFlex account. Please confirm the details at the Shinsei Bank homepage.

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STEP 1Login to Shinsei Power Direct (Internet Banking)*The procedure(s) will be completed within the Shinsei Bank website.

After logging into Shinsei Power Direct (Internet Banking) click on “海外プリペイドカードGAICA申込み” (Overseas prepaid card GAICA sign-up) from the “カード/ローン” (Card/Loan) menu

STEP 2Consent and agree to the terms and agreements of the GAICA card account.

Click on “同意” (Consent) after confirming the terms and agreements of the GAICA card account.

STEP 3Confirm the registered information

Click on “申込” (Apply) after confirming the information registered with Shinsei Bank is correct.

If the registered information is different, please update the information on Shinsei PowerDirect and register again.

STEP 4Choose “新規申込” (New registration)*The procedure(s) will be completed within the APLUS website.

Click on “新規申込” (New registration) located on the lower left hand corner of the page.

STEP 5Consent to the terms and agreements
  • 1. Important points for signing up and usage
  • 2. Confirmation regarding anti-social forces
  • 3. Confrimation of personal information
  • 4. Issuing overseas prepaid card GAICA card・terms and agreement
  • 5. Special contract for overseas prepaid card GAICA card (with FLEX function)

Please confirm each point and if you agree, please tick the check box and click on “次へ” (Next).

STEP 6Register e-mail address, user ID, password
  • (1) The default e-mail address will be the e-mail address registered with Shinsei Power Direct. If you would like to use this e-mail address to receive information for GAICA related information please leave it as it is. If not please change the e-mail address and continue with registering user ID, password and click on “確認” (Confirm).
  • (2) Enter the user ID and password registered on STEP 6 and the authentication code we have sent you and click on “次へ” (Next).
    • The default e-mail address will be the e-mail address registered with Shinsei Power Direct.
    • We will send an e-mail for this application. If the e-mail address is incorrect, please correct it.
    • Please make sure to that you can receive e-mail from the domain 「@aplus.co.jp」
STEP 7Enter required information

We will send a e-mail with an authentication code along with the URL for the registration to the e-mail registered on STEP 6.

  • (1) Access the URL from the e-mail sent we have sent you.
  • (2) Enter the user ID and password registered on STEP 6 and the authentication code we have sent you and click on “次へ” (Next).
    • Registration is not complete at this point.
  • (3) Enter your name, address, and telephone number on the registration page and click on “確認” (Confirm).
    • Be sure to enter the information for purpose of transaction, planned overseas destination, and planned departure date.
    • If the overseas destination is still undecided please enter the information as best as possible.
    • Once your travel plans are confirmed please enter the information on to the Member-Only Site as soon as possible.
      Update the information from “各種変更TOP” (Change of details TOP) → “その他の変更” (Other changes) located on the top page.
    • This information is required according to the terms and agreement. Please update the information accordingly.
    • If the customer is a minor over 13 years old, a consent will be required from the parental guardian along with the purpose for transaction.
  • (4) Confirm the information on the confirmation page and click on “登録” (Register).
STEP 8Upload required documents
  • (1) An e-mail will be sent to your registered e-mail on the following business day. Follow the instructions on the e-mail and upload the images of your identification documents.
STEP 9Application complete

Your application is complete.
Your card will be sent to your registered address.

<Important point regarding your application>

  • ・The delivery of your card may be delayed if the application is made on weekends and national holidays.

GAICA Flex Prepaid Card GAICA Flex Prepaid Card

Load JPY or foreign currency from your Shinsei PowerFlex account. Prepaid card which handles up to 5 currencies.

STEP 1 Login to Shinsei Power Direct (Internet Banking)*The procedure(s) will be completed within the Shinsei Bank website.

After logging into Shinsei Power Direct (Internet Banking) click on “海外プリペイドカードGAICA申込み” (Overseas prepaid card GAICA sign-up) from the “カード/ローン” (Card/Loan) menu.

STEP 2Consent and agree to the terms and agreements of the GAICA card account

Click on “同意” (Consent) after confirming the terms and agreements of the GAICA card account.

STEP 3Confirm the registered information

Click on “申込” (Apply) after confirming the information registered with Shinsei Bank is correct.

If the registered information is different, please update the information on Shinsei PowerDirect and register again.

STEP 4Register User ID and password on the designated GAICA website*The procedure(s) will be completed within the APLUS website.

Enter your GAICA member User ID and password on the lower right hand corner of the page and click on “次へ” (Next).

STEP 5Confirmation of the registered account and consent to the special contract
  • (1) Your registered information you have registered with Shinsei PowerFlex account will be shown by default. Please check to see if the information is correct.
  • (2) Please confirm the contents of the terms and agreements of the GAICA prepaid with Flex function and if you consent, please tick the check box and click on “確定” (Complete).
STEP 6Application complete

An “口座登録完了の知らせ” (Notice of Completion of your Account Registration) e-mail will be sent to your registered e-mail address on the following day.

Loading and Refunds will be available from the Shinsei PowerFlex account after you have received the “口座登録完了の知らせ” (Notice of Completion of your Account Registration) e-mail.
The card can be used as it is.
Notification of e-mail may be delayed due to system maintenance.

<Important point regarding your application>

  • ・The delivery of your card may be delayed if the application is made on weekends and national holidays.

GAICA Flex Prepaid Card GAICA Flex Prepaid Card

Load JPY or foreign currency from your Shinsei PowerFlex account. Prepaid card which handles up to 5 currencies.

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