The best way
to use your Octopus card.
Wherever, whenever.

Now you can add your Octopus to Apple Wallet, making it easier than ever to ride trains, buses, and ferries, and shop. Just tap with your iPhone or Apple Watch and you’re done. Check your balance and skip the queues by topping up using your favorite credit or debit/ATM card without service fees.

How to use
Ride and buy.
All with one easy tap.

With Apple Pay, just hold the top of your iPhone or Apple Watch near the Octopus reader to use. There’s no need to unlock your device or open an app. Moreover, you’ll continue to earn reward points at participating merchants. And even if your device automatically shuts down due to low battery, you can still use Octopus.1

Top up
Now you can top up with your favorite credit card whenever you like.

There are many ways to add funds to Octopus. Top up using your favorite credit or debit/ATM card without service fees anytime, anywhere using the Wallet app on your iPhone or Apple Watch.2 And just like your physical card, you can still add funds at the usual places with cash, or reload value with Octopus’ Automatic Add Value Services (AAVS).

Monitor your spend
Keep track of your balance
and spending.

Wondering if you have enough to pay for your ride? Forgot what you spent? Not a problem. Keep track of your transaction history and balance, so you don't have to remember it all.

Add a card
Set it up in
just a few steps.

Upgrade to the latest version of iOS or watchOS to get started. Then follow the instructions to transfer your current Adult or Elder Octopus card, or add a new card.2

Privacy and security
Privacy is built in.

Apple respects your privacy. With your Octopus card on your iPhone, you can check your transactions and balance at any time. Apple doesn’t store transaction information that can be tied to you.

More security.
More peace of mind.

Using Octopus with Apple Pay isn't just more convenient than your physical card - it's safer, too. If your iPhone or Apple Watch is ever lost or stolen, you can use the Find My app to quickly put your iPhone or Apple Watch in Lost Mode and suspend Apple Pay. You can also remove your cards remotely on And when upgrading to a new iPhone or Apple Watch, you can continue using Octopus in the Wallet app by transferring to the new device.

Where to use

  • Train
  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Retail

Compatible devices

Apple Watch
  • Apple Watch Series 9
  • Apple Watch Ultra 2
  • Apple Watch Ultra
  • Apple Watch Series 8
  • Apple Watch SE (2nd generation)
  • Apple Watch Series 7
  • Apple Watch Series 6
  • Apple Watch SE
  • Apple Watch Series 5
  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • iPhone 15 Pro
  • iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • iPhone 15 Plus
  • iPhone 15
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14 Plus
  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone SE (3rd generation)
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus

Eligible Octopus Cards

  • Standard Adult
  • Standard Elder
  • Personalized Adult
  • Personalized Elder

made effortless.

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