PayMaya reported a 900% increase in government payments last June as more opted to pay digitally for government fees.
The Covid-19 contagion is proving to be a major factor in the digital transformation of the local transport sector with the government now pushing for contactless and cashless solution for various modes of mass transportation in the country.
The deployment of PayMaya in the city will allow those transacting with city hall to use digital payment for traffic violation fees, real property and business taxes, health, and other miscellaneous accounts.
The national government is urging LGUs to ramp up usage of digital tools and services to better cope with the economic setback brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, even as access to ICT remains riddled with deep-seated problems.
Commuters who will be riding on UBE Express Premium Point-To-Point PITX-Sucat, and PITX-Lawton bus routes once they are available again can pay via various cashless payment options powered by PayMaya, reducing the risk of spreading the virus often associated with cash handling.
All Day Supermarket will accept cashless payments including PayMaya QR, using the One by PayMaya terminals in their 76 convenience store branches nationwide.
As schools embrace alternative learning methods this year, PayMaya said it is enabled over 40 schools nationwide with cashless payment solutions online and in-school.
SSS members only need to enroll their PayMaya accounts through the My.SSS member portal by entering their PayMaya-registered mobile number under the “Account Number” field at the Bank Enrollment portion of the portal.