BKash and EXIM Bank Limited jointly launched the "Add Money" service which has enabled one million EXIM Bank customers to transfer funds instantly to any bKash account 24/7 from anywhere without any extra charge.
With this, a total of 29 commercial banks in the country are now connected to the largest Add Money network of bKash, according to a press release.
EXIM Bank account holders need to add bKash number as beneficiary first via EXIM Internet Banking portal - AISER, by filling up the necessary information to transfer the fund. Once added, customers can easily make transactions in few simple steps.
After logging into the bank account with EXIM Internet Banking user name and password, customer needs to find 'Fund Transfer' option, go to 'Transfer to bKash' and select beneficiary bKash number and bank account number. In next step, the user needs to enter transfer amount, type remarks and click on 'Submit' button. The customer will then need to input the Instant PIN code and security PIN code to complete the transaction.
Upon successful transaction, the customer will get an SMS notification. For this fund transfer, Bangladesh Bank provided limit will be applicable.
The facility of instant fund transfer service from bank to bKash during this pandemic will enable customers to enjoy safe and contactless bKash services like Send Money, Mobile Recharge, utility bill payment, offline or online merchant payment, donation to various organizations, payment of fees of educational institutions, payment of various online registration fees, etc. However, they can Cash Out the money in case of emergency from 240,000 agent points spread across the country by maintaining health hygiene.
Customers can also Add Money to their bKash account from all Visa and MasterCard issued in Bangladesh.