Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OCB) and JCB International are set to launch new OCB-JCB credit and debit cards.

The credit cards are available in Standard, Gold and Platinum variants. However, the debit card comes in Standard variant only.

The OCB-JCB cards provide cardholders access to JCB International’s global acceptance network of nearly 30 million merchants.

Furthermore, cardholders will get various OCB benefits and special privileges at certain merchants. Customers can access these privileges at overseas JCB Plaza service counter.

OCB-JCB Platinum Credit Card members will get additional privileges. These include access to more than 73 airport lounges in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam.

The Platinum card will also offer 24/7 global support via a free hotline with car rental, hotel, restaurant and golf bookings in Japan.

OCB has initiated a promotion programme that provides gifts to new customers who sign up for its OCB-JCB cards.

The bank is also offering free annual fee during the validity period of the credit card and for the first year in case of the debit card.

Founded in 1996, OCB offers a variety of retail and corporate banking services such as OCB Omni, OCB COM-B, loans and international money transfers.

The banks’ cards portfolio includes OCB Mastercard Platinum, and OCB International Credit Card in standard and Gold variants.