Touch ‘n Go eWallet Selected For e-Tunai Rakyat Programme!

The Touch ‘n Go eWallet has been selected to participate in the Malaysian Government’s e-Tunai Rakyat programme!

Here is a quick primer on what it means for Touch ‘n Go eWallet users!


Touch ‘n Go eWallet Selected For e-Tunai Rakyat Programme!

The e-Tunai Rakyat programme is initiative announced by the Malaysian Ministry of Finance under Budget 2020.

Under this initiative, every Malaysian above 18 years old earning less than RM 100,000 annually will be entitled to receive RM 30.

The e-Tunai Rakyat campaign will start on 15 January 2020, and run for 2 months until 14 March 2020. Claims can be made, and utilised within this time frame.

Touch ‘n Go eWallet has been selected as one of the e-wallets to funnel the funds to eligible Malaysians, who will be able to claim and use the funds at any one of their 110,000 merchant acceptance points.

Users can also use the funds to payments for mobile reloads, in-app purchases like street parking and toll payment though PayDirect and RFID.


How To Claim e-Tunai Rakyat For Touch ‘n Go eWallet

To be eligible to make the e-Tunai Rakyat claim through the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, follow these steps :

  1. Register for a Touch ‘n Go eWallet account
  2. Complete the Account Verification (eKYC) process
    – You will be required to take a photo of your MyKad, a selfie and fill in your details
  3. After verification, you will be able to claim your RM30 starting 15 January 2020.


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