Great news peeps, PayMaya users!

Now, receiving money from your family and friends anywhere in the Philippines or around the world is made super easy and much more convenient with your PayMaya.You can effortlessly receive your Western Union remittance straight to your PayMaya account and even get a chance to win up to P100,000!

What your friends or family members simply need to do is go to the nearest Western Union branch to send money, and you can immediately receive it in your PayMaya account by following these five super easy steps.

#1. Open the PayMaya app and tap Add Money near the top of the screen.

#2. Select Western Union® from the list of Add Money Partners.

#3. Enter the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) from your contact’s Western Union® transaction.

Your relative or friend should receive one from the Western Union® representative during the over-the-counter MMT transaction and pass it to you.

#4. The Confirmation screen will open up after verifying the correct transaction details (e.g. MTCN, Sender Name, Amount). Click Receive.

#5. Wait for the in-app and SMS confirmation of the successful receipt of your remittance!

Easy right?


Only PayMaya users who have successfully upgraded their PayMaya account and have shared their SSS/GSIS/TIN ID in the app’s KYC form can claim domestic and international remittance sent via Western Union®.

You will receive your Western Union remittance within just minutes. Once the money is credited to your PayMaya account, you can immediately use it to shop online, pay bills, and more!

But wait! Here’s more!

Get a chance to win P100,000 from PayMaya and Western Union!

After claiming your Western Union remittance via PayMaya, you are already one step closer to getting a chance to win P10,000 PayMaya credits, P50,000 PayMaya credits, or a whopping P100,000 PayMaya credits by joining our raffle promo!

Below are the complete promo mechanics:

1. When can I avail the promo?

Promo period is until May 31, 2019.

2. Who can join?

This promo is open to all new and existing PayMaya app users who have fully upgraded account, claimed remittance from Western Union via the add money feature, and transacted like pay bills, buy load, send money, and shop online and in-store.

3. How to earn raffle entry?

Users can participate in the promo and earn raffle entries by performing the following actions during the promo period.

a) Pay bills [ 5 raffle entries per biller ]

User must pay for his bills in full and on time via the PayMaya app or PayMaya in Messenger. Minimum bill payment amount required is P100. A user can earn five raffle entries per biller per day only – splitting of payment transactions with a one biller is not allowed.

b) Pay with PayMaya QR [ 1 raffle entry for every P100 spend ]

User must scan-to-pay via PayMaya QR at any of our PayMaya QR-enabled merchants. A minimum spend of P100 is required to earn one raffle entry.

c) Buy digital goods in the PayMaya in-app shop [ 1 raffle entry per purchase ]

User must purchase telco/mobile prepaid load, gaming pins or cable TV prepaid credits found in the PayMaya in-app shop. No minimum spend required. A user can earn one raffle entry per purchase of any digital good.

d) Send Money [ 1 raffle entry per day ]

User must send money to another PayMaya user via the PayMaya app or PayMaya in Messenger. A minimum send money amount of P10 is required to earn one raffle entry. Only the first send money transaction for each day will be rewarded with one raffle entry.

e) Shop Online and In-store [ 1 raffle entry for every P100 spend ]

User must shop and pay for his online and in-store/offline purchases using his virtual Visa or Mastercard in the PayMaya app, or his physical PayMaya-issued card. A minimum spend of P100 is required to earn one raffle entry.

To illustrate:

+++Customer spends P300 at X merchant : 3 raffle entries

+++Customer spends P500 at Y merchant : 5 raffle entries

+++Total number of entries earned : 8 raffle entries

Examples of online purchases – Transactions in Lazada, Zalora, Amazon, App Store, Google Play, Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Agoda, Booking, Spotify, Netflix, Honestbee, Foodpanda, Grab, etc.

Examples of in-store/offline purchases – Transactions in department stores, groceries, restaurants, cinemas, drug stores, etc.

4. What are the prizes?

  • 1st Prize One (1) winner of P100,000 PayMaya credits
  • 2nd Prize One (1) winner of P50,000 PayMaya credits
  • 3rd Prize Five (5) winners of P10,000 PayMaya credits

5. How will the winners be announced?

Raffle draw will be held on June 18, 2019 at 3PM at the PayMaya Head Office in the presence of a DTI representative.

Announcement of winning entries and the complete list of winners for all raffle periods shall be posted in PayMaya’s Facebook page (

So what are you waiting for? MagWestern Union na via PayMaya!