ETHNOCASH PLUS enables you to carry out your day-to-day purchases and bank transactions instantly, easily and securely.

  • Purchases of goods and services at all points of sale displaying the Maestro indication in Greece and abroad,
  • Cash withdrawals via NBG's  i-bank ATM network or the ATM network of other banks in Greece and abroad,
  • Other transactions, including deposits, payment of bills, etc, via NBG's i-bank and ATM network,
  • Online purchases at verified e-stores participating in the online security transactions service .

Furthermore ETHNOCASH PLUS participates in the rewarding programme go4more.​

ETHNOCASH PLUS has been replaced by NBG’s new Debit Mastercard, ensuring higher speed and flexibility in all your transactions worldwide and offering a wide range of new options, accompanied by contactless transaction technology.

You can continue to use your ETHNOCASH PLUS card normally until its expiry. By the time it expires, you will receive the new Debit Mastercard by mail.

If you have not yet received your Debit Mastercard, call 181818 or visit any NBG Branch.

For further information, click on Details.

Purchases at retail points

With ETHNOCASH PLUS, you can purchase goods and services at all points of sale displaying the Maestro indication in Greece or abroad, easily, quickly and safely.

To make a purchase, present your ETHNOCASH PLUS to the cashier of the point of sale and enter your Personal Identification Number (PIN) on the POS terminal. The amount of your purchases is withdrawn directly from your main account (or one more linked account, as long as this function is supported by the terminal). The transaction is completed as long as there is sufficient balance in your account. 

ETHNOCASH PLUS, due to the new Mastercard® Identity Check™ service, allows you to make online purchases of goods and services at participating merchants at a heightened level of security. For further information click here.

ATM transactions

Through NBG's extensive i-bank ATM network and the ATM network of other banks in Greece and abroad, ETHNOCASH PLUS allows you to easily, quickly and safely perform a wide range of banking transactions.

So, save time and perform your transactions at:

  • NBG's i-bank ATMs
    • Cash withdrawals from linked deposits accounts,
    • Cash deposit without using an envelope,
    • Payment of bills or other dues by debiting your ETHNOCASH PLUS card:
      1. NBG's credit card bills
      2. fixed and mobile phone bills
      3. internet and pay-TV bills
      4. Public Power Company (DEI) and Water Supply and Sewerage Company (EYDAP)
      5. Certified Tax Dues 
    • Transfer money
      1. to NBG's accounts, belonging to you or third parties
      2. via remittances to immigrants countries 
    • Perform balance inquiry and print account statements (7 recent transactions)
    • Change of Personal Identification Number (PIN).

        The DIAS Interbanking System ATMs:

  • Cash withdrawals from your principal account (or one more linked account, as long as this function is supported by the ATM)
  • Perform balance inquiry on principal account (or one more linked account, as long as this function is supported by the ATM)
  • ATMs abroad displaying the Cirrus or Maestro sign:
    • Cash withdrawals from your main account in the local currency,
    • Change of Personal Identification Number (PIN)
    • Perform balance inquiry .

Most of the transactions on i-bank ATM network of the NBG are free of charge. Transactions performed through the ATM network of other Banks in Greece and abroad (DIAS, Cirrus and Maestro) are charged with a commission.

To find out about charges for the transactions available with ETHNOCASH PLUS, click here.

For your own safety, NBG may reduce the ATM cash withdrawal limit during the night (10.00 p.m. – 07.00 a.m.)

 Linking Accounts

You may link to your ETHNOCASH PLUS card up to 16 accounts of the following types either through NBG Branches or through i-bank Internet Banking, as long as you are a registered user :

  • Savings accounts in euro
  • Current accounts in euro
  • NBG's credit card, yours or of others
  • Immigrants Remittances code


NBG provides maximum security for your transactions with ETHNOCASH PLUS. However, the safety of your transactions depends on you as well. This is why you should remember that: 

  • your Personal Identification Number (PIN) is equal to your signature, thus:
    • it is unique and strictly personal
    • it should not be disclosed to third parties, nor to the Bank,
    • it should not be kept in the same place as the card,
    • it should best be changed often,
    • you should cover the ATMs numeric pad when entering it,
    • you should not let any third parties help you enter your PIN,
    • you should make sure that the next customer is at a safe distance from you.

Contact us

If you need more information or any clarifications, you may call the Customer Support Center of the National Bank at 181818 from anywhere in Greece, or at +30 210 48 48 484 from Greece and abroad. Say “Agent” to talk with one of our Agents.

Card or PIN loss

Call us 24 hours a day at 181818 from anywhere in Greece or at +30 210 4848484 from Greece and abroad.

Change of personal details

Please inform us about any changes to your personal details (address, contact details etc.) by visiting an NBG Branch.

Find out about the required ID verification documents at any NBG Branch or by calling 181818 from a landline or mobile phone, (if you're in Greece), or +30 210-4848484  (from Greece and abroad).