UPI-PayNow linkage

UPI-PayNow linkage

India’s UPI and Singapore’s PayNow are now integrated: What it means, who benefits.


UPI-PayNow linkageCash transfers between India and Singapore using the UPI-PayNow link will be enabled by the State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Bank, and ICICI Bank.

In an announcement, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) stated that while these lenders will help with inward and outward remittances, Axis Bank and DBS India will only do so for inward remittances.

It stated that “more banks would be added to the affiliation over time.”DBS-Singapore and Liquid Group will offer the service to customers in Singapore (a non-bank financial institution).

What amount of cash may you send or get Every day?

According to the RBI, customers joining banks can send money across borders to Singapore via their bank’s mobile or online banking app.

UPI-PayNow link

Each Indian user will first be able to send up to Rs 60,000 (SGD 1000) daily. According to the RBI, the system would dynamically analyze and show the amount in both currencies at the time of the transaction for the user’s suitability.

In what ways may I transfer money from SBI to Icici?

Pick the “Inter Bank Transfer” link under the “Payments/Transfers” page to send money to the Inter Bank Payee via RTGS or NEFT. Select the RTGS or NEFT transaction type. The list of recently added beneficiary accounts is shown. Input the desired amount and select the beneficiary from the list to get the credit.

How many UPI banks can a person manage?

NPCI also oversees its app, BHIM, and several third-party ones like Airtel Payments Bank, Google Pay (formerly Tez), PhonePe, Paytm, MobiKwik, Amazon Pay, Samsung Pay, and WhatsApp Pay. Between April 2016 and February 2022, the total number of banks linked to the UPI platform enlarged from 21 to 304.

Comprehensive List of Banks Participating

State Bank of India, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, and ICICI Bank would enable both inbound and outbound remittances, the Central Bank of India announced. Axis Bank and DBS India will make international transfers stress-free (from Singapore to India). According to the RBI, DBS-Singapore and Liquid Group would offer the service to users in Singapore (a non-bank financial institution).

How can I transfer cash instantly across banks?

You can send money straight to another person’s bank account or shift cash between your bank accounts at various organizations via an ACH transfer. Furthermore, ACH can be used to pay bills or accept money, such as a paycheck from your employment. The processing time for ACH transfers is usually one to five business days.

Can I transfer money from my SBI account to another account?

You can transfer money through IMPS, NEFT, and RTGS to another bank account. YONO makes an informed decision on the transfer mechanism based on the amount, timing, and recipient type.

One UPI ID can have two bank accounts.

The National Payment Corporation of India developed the payment system known as the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) (NPCI). The platform permits users to add several bank accounts registered with the same mobile number under a single application and conduct transactions around the timepiece.


In conclusion, the availability of UPI-PayNow linkage services with SBI, ICICI Bank, and two more leading banks has made transferring money much more accessible and more convenient for their customers. With the growing popularity of digital payments in India, UPI-Pay has emerged as a reliable and safe payment system that enables instant fund transfers between bank accounts. The easiness of use, protection and safety offered by UPI-Pay make it an ideal choice for millions of users countrywide. As more and more banks continue to implement UPI-Pay, we can expect to see an additional increase in the adoption of digital payments in India.


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