Nagad, SEBL, Mastercard launch ‘Add Money’

Staff Correspondent

12 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Nagad, SEBL, Mastercard launch ‘Add Money’

Bangladesh Postal Department’s digital financial service ‘Nagad’, Southeast Bank and Mastercard, launched a new feature for Nagad’s mobile app that enables users to instantly add money from their Mastercard credit, debit and prepaid cards into their Nagad accounts.

This service will be provided by Southeast Bank’s Mastercard Payment Gateway Services (MPGS), said a press release.

 Mastercard was the pioneer payment scheme in Bangladesh to launch the ‘Add Money’ service for mobile wallets as early as 2019, said a press release.

With this service Nagad app users can now add money to their Nagad accounts.

Nagad cash-in limits will be applicable for this service. To complete seamless transactions any time of the day, Nagad users need to click the ‘Add Money’ button on the Nagad app interface and select the card option.

Users must then provide the required card details and enter the amount they wish to transfer from the card.

Users will then receive a OTP (One Time Password) on their registered mobile phone number. By entering the OTP, users will be able to complete the transaction.

This service will make it easy and convenient for Mastercard cardholders to top up their Nagad wallets, making contactless transactions possible. Southeast Bank Limited is the technology provider of this service.

Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager, Bangladesh, Mastercard said, “Mastercard is proud to collaborate with one of the leading digital financial service providers, Nagad, to launch this wallet loading service for its customers. This collaboration with Nagad and Southeast Bank is another milestone in our partnership with the mobile financial services (MFS) sector.