Sending money home should be as fast and easy as booking a Grab ride.

That is why we designed our remittance service specifically with you in mind. It’s fast and conveniently done in your Grab app. The best part? With our $0 transfer fee and competitive exchange rates, your family will keep more of what you send.

Where can I send money?

Currently, you can only send money from your GrabPay Wallet to another GrabPay Wallet in the Philippines. However, you can look forward to sending money to more Southeast Asian countries soon.

 

How easy is it?

1. Ensure you and your recipient have verified your accounts (a process also known as Know-Your-Customers or KYC)

2. Top up your GrabPay balance using your debit card or PayNow

3. Tap on ‘Payment’ then ‘Transfer Now’

4. Fill in your recipient’s mobile number and remittance amount. You’re all set!

Why should I use GrabPay?

It’s fast. Like instant fast.

You thought same-day transfers were fast? Think again. With GrabPay, you can transfer money to your recipient’s GrabPay Wallet in the Philippines almost instantly. 

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$0 transfer fee. Competitive exchange rates.

We understand how important your remittance is for your family back home, so make sure they keep more of what you send. With GrabPay, you’ll enjoy $0 transfer fees and competitive exchange rates.

All in the Grab app.

Beyond booking rides and getting your favourite food delivered, you can now send money to your family in the Philippines anytime you want. They can then use the money for any Grab service or transfer to their own bank account – all within the Grab app.

Safety first.

Your security is our priority. As a regulated e-wallet, GrabPay has taken the necessary steps to verify you and your recipient to provide a safe and compliant remittance experience

Seamlessly digital.

With GrabPay, there’s no need to visit a bank branch or a remittance center to verify your account. Just open the Grab app and simply log in with your SingPass ID or fill out a short form.

How-to

  • Verify Account (MyInfo)
  • Verify Account (Manual Form)
  • Transfer Overseas
  • Add Recipients

FAQs (for Senders in Singapore)

Yes, you and your receiver will both need to complete a one-time account verification before you can enjoy Grab’s remittance service.

You can top up your Wallet using your debit card or PayNow

In most cases, the transfer will be instant, but it may take up to 5 minutes for recipients to receive your money in their GrabPay Wallet.

Recipients can then use the money to pay for Grab services or transfer it to their bank accounts. For bank transfers, please note the following:

  • For BDO customers, transfers will be posted to their bank account within 3 hours.
  • For non-BDO customers, transfers will be posted to their bank account:
    • On the same day if the request is submitted  before 11AM
    • On the next working day if the request is submitted after 11AM

We don’t charge any transfer fees and offer a competitive exchange rate compared to other remittance providers. Plus, you’ll be able to see exactly how much your recipient will get in their local currency before you confirm the transfer. 

Your money will be sent to your recipients’ GrabPay Wallet in the Philippines. They can then use the money for Grab services or transfer it to their bank account.

No, there is no limit to the number of times you can transfer money home.

Yes, you can send up to SGD 999 per remittance.

Also, as a regulated e-wallet by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, we are required by local regulations to set an annual spend limit of S$30,000 for your GrabPay Wallet, which applies to all Grab services including remittance. Click here to learn more about your annual spend limit. 


FAQs (for Receivers in the Philippines)

Yes, you and the sender will both need to complete a one-time account verification before you can enjoy Grab’s remittance service.

In most cases, the transfer will be instant, but it may take up to 5 minutes for you to receive the money in your GrabPay Wallet.

No, there are no fees associated with sending the money or transferring the money you receive to your bank account.

You will receive the money in your GrabPay Wallet, which you can use for various Grab services. You can also transfer it to your bank account free of charge.

For BDO customers, your transfer will be posted to your bank account within 3 hours.

For non-BDO customers, your transfer will be posted to your bank account:

  • On the same day if you submit your request before 11AM
  • On the next working day if you submit your request after 11AM