My mobile number is already registered to my bank account on PayNow. Can the Government credit my Silver Support payments to me via PayNow-Mobile instead of via PayNow-NRIC?
We can only credit your Silver Support payments to you via your PayNow-NRIC-linked bank account. NRIC is an unchanged proxy issued by the Government, compared to mobile numbers which may be easily changed. To ensure that the money is credited to the correct recipient’s bank account, only NRIC will be accepted as the proxy for Government benefits via PayNow.
Eligible seniors who have linked their NRIC to PayNow, with a PayNow-GIRO-participating bank will receive the benefits in this bank account.