MANILA – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is now accepting payments and donations through the LANDBANK Link.BizPortal, an e-payment facility which allows clients and partners of the DSWD to transact business and/or pay their monetary obligations via online mode.
DSWD Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo on Tuesday said the e-payment was in line with Executive Order No. 170 on the adoption of digital payments for government disbursements and collections, Republic Act 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Service Delivery Act of 2018, and the Anti-Red Tape Authority Memorandum Circular No. 2020-06.
Prospective clients and partners may use the e-payment link to transfer monetary donations and/or payments for the licensing, registration, and accreditation of Social Welfare and Development Agencies (SWDAs), payment for the Social Welfare and Development Center for Asia and Pacific dormitory and training fees, and payment of fees for travel clearance of minors, among others.
The online payment facility may be accessed at the Landbank official website or DSWD official website located at the sidebar area or through this direct link https://www.lbp-eservices.com/egps/portal/index.jsp.
However, a minimal transaction fee ranging from PHP15 to PHP30 per transaction will be charged by the Landbank from clients using the following payment options:
-- Landbank ATM/Visa Debit Cards;
-- BancNet-Member Bank ATM/Debit Cards;
-- Globe G-Cash accounts;
-- Other e-money issuers like Maya, Shopee Pay and Grab Pay;
-- Cash Payment via Over-the-Counter at 7-Eleven, Cebuana, Palawan, Bayad Center, Western Union, SM, Robinsons, ECPay, Bayad Express, BDO. etc.
Currently, the online payment system is available at field offices (FOs) in the National Capital Region, Mimaropa, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Bicol, Western Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, Davao Region and Soccsksargen as alternative collection systems.
The rest of the DSWD FOs were already enrolled and awaiting the processing of the Landbank head office for approval.
The DSWD will look into more partnerships prioritizing digital transformation toward an inclusive financial system for its client and beneficiaries. (PNA)