Dashen Bank is the first bank
in Ethiopia to provide a full-fledged payment card
service as a principal plus member of Visa
International and MasterCard, the world leader card association.
The Bank is engaged in both card issuing and
transaction acquiring businesses.
We are currently issuing
debit cards that could be used to effect payment
at merchant outlets and to withdraw cash from ATM
machines installed at different locations in the
The only thing required to be a debit cardholder
is opening an account in one of our Area Banks. If
you already have an account in Dashen Bank, you
could access this same account with Dashen Visa
By having Dashen visa debit card a customer would
get the freedom of accessing his/her account 24 X 7.
No more dependency on bank closing hours!
As a member of Visa International we accept all
kinds of Visa cards provided by any of the over
20,000 Visa member banks around the globe.
On the Dashen Bank network, one can mainly use
his/her Visa card in the following three ways
1. To get cash from Automatic Tellers Machine
(ATM) installed inside or outside of Area Banks.
2. To get cash from one of the Area Banks using
electronic Point of Sale (POS) terminals.
3. To effect payments in one of the merchant
locations who are provided with the Dashen Bank
POS terminal to process transactions.
Card Accepting Merchants
Dashen Bank currently has ten ATMs located in
different convenient locations. The ATMs provide
the following basic services