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WeChat Wallet

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No bank account? No problem. Use your smartphone to store, send, receive and withdraw cash, buy prepaid top-ups and make SnapScan payments.

 

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Spend cash

Spend up to R 2 500 in your wallet a day, or R 10 000 a month, with no bank fees

Send cash

Send up to R 25 000 a month, and up to R 5 000 a day to your WeChat contacts

Draw cash

Use your voucher number and PIN to withdraw money at our ATMs or retail partners

SnapScan

Use your phone to pay for goods or services at over 40 000 retailers in South Africa
What you can do
  • Load funds with your card, at participating retailers or, if you bank with us, by sending yourself Instant Money
  • Buy prepaid airtime, data and electricity
  • Link up to 3 cheque, debit or credit cards from any bank to your wallet
  • Make up to 12 payments a day
  • Withdraw up to the full amount of available cash at our ATMs, or retail partners

See WeChat Wallet T&Cs

Retail partners

You can load funds to your wallet, or withdraw cash from your wallet, at any of our ATMs or select outlets of our retail partners, including:

What it costs
  • No monthly fees
  • No fee to send or receive money*
  • Network rates apply
  • R 5 cash withdrawal fee at our ATMs
  • R 2 per linked card (immediately refundable)
  • R 1.50 card fee per transaction for airtime and electricity
  • R 10 per top-up transaction via online banking

If you use your card to transact within your WeChat Wallet, transaction and service fees will be charged by your bank

How to get it
  • You need to have the WeChat app on your phone
  • Open the app
  • Tap on ‘Me’ in the bottom right corner of your screen
  • Tap on ‘Wallet’
  • Tap on ‘Get started’ to register
  • Create a unique WeChat PIN and password when you register
  • Link your cards to your wallet

What you’ll need

  • Valid SA cellphone number (to register)
  • SA ID / Smart ID (to send and receive money)
  • What you can do
  • Retail partners
  • What it costs
  • How to get it
  • Load funds with your card, at participating retailers or, if you bank with us, by sending yourself Instant Money
  • Buy prepaid airtime, data and electricity
  • Link up to 3 cheque, debit or credit cards from any bank to your wallet
  • Make up to 12 payments a day
  • Withdraw up to the full amount of available cash at our ATMs, or retail partners

See WeChat Wallet T&Cs

You can load funds to your wallet, or withdraw cash from your wallet, at any of our ATMs or select outlets of our retail partners, including:

  • No monthly fees
  • No fee to send or receive money*
  • Network rates apply
  • R 5 cash withdrawal fee at our ATMs
  • R 2 per linked card (immediately refundable)
  • R 1.50 card fee per transaction for airtime and electricity
  • R 10 per top-up transaction via online banking

If you use your card to transact within your WeChat Wallet, transaction and service fees will be charged by your bank

  • You need to have the WeChat app on your phone
  • Open the app
  • Tap on ‘Me’ in the bottom right corner of your screen
  • Tap on ‘Wallet’
  • Tap on ‘Get started’ to register
  • Create a unique WeChat PIN and password when you register
  • Link your cards to your wallet

What you’ll need

  • Valid SA cellphone number (to register)
  • SA ID / Smart ID (to send and receive money)