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How do I top up a Pasmo or Suica card?

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IS MY PASMO OR SUICA CARD ALREADY CHARGED?

Yes, your Pasmo or Suica card is already charged and has ¥2000 on it (including the ¥500 deposit).

HOW CAN I TOP UP A PASMO OR SUICA CARD?

You can top up a Pasmo or Suica card in stations at ticket machines, or on buses that accept Pasmo and/or Suica cards. You can only use cash to top up your card. Instructions will be in both Japanese and English.

is there a minimum or maximum amount?

You can add between ¥1,000 and ¥20,000 to your card at one time.

how do i check how much money is left on my card?

The remaining credit is displayed when you place your Pasmo or Suica card vending terminals in stations or on the reader in the bus.You can also check the amount by placing your Pasmo or Suica card into a ticket machine, which can also print a history of your trips.

if i make a mistake while charging my card, what should i do?

Please take your card to a station attendant immediately. You can be reimbursed if you have not used your card since topping it up.
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