With PayNow, you can send and receive money using your mobile or NRIC number. There is no longer a need for an account number.
If you have previously registered your NRIC/mobile number with another bank, please de-register before registering with Maybank.
Select "PayNow Setting" on your Maybank SG app and log in with Quick Touch or enter Username and Password.
Select a PayNow ID (NRIC or mobile number) to link your account to.
Enter your Nickname and select the account. Your Nickname will be shown to the sender as a form of verification.
Confirm your details and key in the SMS OTP sent to your registered mobile number.
DONE! Now you can start receiving money with your mobile number.
Select "PayNow FT" on your Maybank SG app and log in with Quick Touch or enter Username and Password.
Tap on "New Payee" to select from past payments or tap on the to select a mobile number from your contact lists
Enter the payment info. Remarks will be shown to the recipient.
Confirm the recipient's Nickname and payment details before submitting the request.
DONE! Your funds will be transferred almost instantly to your recipient.
You may now choose to logout or make another transfer
All PayNow services are available 24/7 x 365.
Individuals with Online/Mobile Banking access who can already make FAST payments.
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a. SGD Savings/Current/CreditAble Accounts AND
b. Singapore NRIC or Mobile Number (Local and Foreign numbers).
It is free of charge for sending and receiving money via PayNow.
Yes, PayNow is secure and adopts the same high security standards established by the banking industry in Singapore for funds transfer.
You can only receive money sent via PayNow if you have linked your mobile number and/or Singapore NRIC to your Maybank account.
If you have linked your mobile number and/or Singapore NRIC to an account with another bank and you now want to link them to a Maybank account, you will first have to de-link your mobile number and/or Singapore NRIC with the first bank. Thereafter, perform the linking to a Maybank account.
Registration via SMS/Online/Mobile Banking are almost instant.
Amendment and de-registration via Online/Mobile Banking are almost instant too.
a. Singapore NRIC AND
b. Local Mobile number AND
c. SGD Savings/Current/CreditAble Account
a. Online/Mobile Banking Access AND
b. Singapore NRIC or Mobile Number (Local and Foreign numbers) AND
c. SGD Savings/Current Account (Single or Joint-Or) or CreditAble Account
Yes. You just need to SMS PAYNOW<SPACE>[full NRIC]<SPACE>[Last 6 digits of account number to link]<SPACE>[MOBILE or NRIC or BOTH] to 79899 from your mobile number registered with Maybank.
E.g. To link mobile and NRIC (NRIC: S1234567D; Account Number: 14112345678)
Send PAYNOW S1234567D 345678 BOTH to 79899.
After successful of registration, you will receive an instant confirmation SMS from us. Then you can start to receive money via PayNow!
The Nickname will be shown to the person who is trying to make a payment to you. Your name will be used as the nickname as default and can be amended. Please let the person know your Nickname before they make a payment to you.
Yes you can do it but each bank account should be tied to either your mobile or NRIC number. In other words, it is a 1-to-1 relationship where 1 bank account is tied to the mobile number and the other bank account is tied to your NRIC number or two mobile numbers to two different accounts.
As part of value-added services, customers will automatically be registered to Smart Alert for incoming funds via PayNow.
Please note that this will take up to 1 day to be effective upon successful of PayNow registration.
Yes, you can manage this new type of SMART Alert via Online Banking. Just un-tick the checkbox of the service under the linked account.
Please note that this will take up to 1 day to be effective upon submission.
Yes, this change can be done via Online/Mobile Banking.
Yes, this change can be done via Online/Mobile Banking.
Yes, you can do so via Online/Mobile Banking. Please note that separate instructions are to be submitted if you wish to de-register both mobile number and NRIC.
Your previous linkage(s) will automatically be removed upon account closure. Please perform a new linkage for your another account.
Your previous linkage will automatically be removed upon the update of your mobile number. Please perform a new linkage for your new mobile number.
It is a criminal offence to use money that does not belong to you. If you have received money and do not know where it came from, you should immediately contact us to authorise us to return the money to the sender. You should not utilise the money.
No. PayNow only enables funds transfer between participating banks. Funds between a participating and non-participating bank can be transferred via other channels such as FAST or Interbank GIRO.
The Nickname is a new feature introduced with the launch of PayNow to provide confidence to the sender that money is being sent to the intended recipient.
Please refer to the table below:
|One-Off Transfer||To a new/existing PayNow Payee|
|Maximum Daily Limit||Default to S$1,000||Up to S$20,000
|SMS OTP / Transaction Signing||Not required||a. Transfer to a new Payee|
|- Transaction Signing required|
|b. Transfer to an existing Payee|
|- SMS OTP required|
Call the mobile number of unintended recipient, inform them of the erroneous transfer and request a return of the funds.
Contact us if there is no response from the unintended recipient. We will investigate and follow up with the recipient's bank on your request to have the funds returned.
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