Auto Debit bills payment is hassle free!
Keeping track of all utility bills and their payment due dates can be tedious. But did you know there’s a better way to pay your bills conveniently and on time? Automatic bills payment does that –itwill save you from missing payment due dates and the hassle of going to the service provider’s main office just to settle your bills.
If you have a credit card or debit card, you can set it up for an automatic bills payment.
What’s an auto debit bills payment
An auto debit bill payment is a payment arrangement between a customer and a service provider. With this kind of arrangement, the customer is practically giving the bank to debit/charge the bill amount from his bank account/credit card.
Here’s how to set up automatic payment for your utility service providers
Meralco bills payment
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First, create a Meralco Online Account if you don’t have one and follow the steps below
Step 1. In the dashboard of Meralco Online, look for Auto Payment Enrollment
Step 2. Select your preferred scheme: Auto Credit or Auto Debit
Step 3. Download the Auto-Payment Arrangement (APA) enrollment form of your selected APA scheme.
Step 4. Print and accomplish downloaded APA enrollment form.
Step 5. Scan and upload APA enrollment form together with a valid government ID then click “Submit”.
Alternatively, you can also apply for APA directly through your banks or at any Meralco Business Center.
Maynilad bills payment
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For auto debit,Maynilad requires the approval of Automatic Debit Arrangement (ADA) on your credit or debit card. Fill out the ADA enrollment form and personally submit this to the Maynilad office.
The credit cards that support Maynilad auto pay are Unionbank, Metrobank, BDO, and Citibank.
Telco, cable, and internet bills payment
Most of our service providers such as PLDT, Smart, Globe, Sun, Cignal, Converge, etc willrequire you to fill up an Auto-Debit Arrangement (ADA) form before you can enroll your credit card or debit card to an autopay.
As procedure may vary, you may contact your bank or inquire through the bank’s website for the list of required documents to be submitted together with the accomplished ADA.
Automatic bill payment through credit card or debit card is surely one of the fastest and safest ways to settle your monthly bills. While it may seem there are a lot of steps required to enroll your card, it will surely pay off once you have accomplished all these – no more missed due dates or long lines at payment centers.