BKash users can now send money to non-BKash users

Business Desk | Published: 23:05, Jul 02,2020


Mobile financial service provider BKash has enabled its customers to send money to anybody who doesn’t have any BKash account, said a press release.

Customers can avail this service from the BKash app or by dialing the USSD code *247#.

The recipient can receive the sent amount after opening a BKash account within 72 hours.  The new user can cash out the money as well as avail other BKash services.

If the recipient doesn’t open BKash account within 72 hours and fails to receive the amount, it will be returned to the sender’s BKash account within the next three working days.

BKash is offering cashback with the launch of this new service. From July 1 to September 30, 2020, customers using this service will receive Tk 15 cashback once the send money is successful.

They can enjoy cashback up to Tk 500 in a month. This offer will be applicable for both the BKash app and USSD. During this offer, customers do not need to bear any extra charge to send money to any non-BKash user.

To send money to non-BKash user, a customer needs to select the recipient’s phone number from contacts in BKash app or type the number.

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