UAE’s Payit partners with Platx for WhatsApp payments in the region

  • August 05, 2021

Merchants who enroll for this service can simply provide their WhatsApp enabled mobile numbers to their customers

payit, the UAE’s digital wallet, powered by First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), has partnered with Platx omni channel conversational commerce, a provider of digital support services. The new service which is also the first of its kind in the region enables merchants to collect payments via WhatsApp from their customers.

In an easy and convenient process, merchants who enroll for this service can simply provide their WhatsApp-enabled mobile numbers to their customers who then engage with a conversational bot and make secure payments in a matter of minutes with the merchant receive the confirmation of payment in a real-time basis.

Launched in 2018, payit is the UAE’s first fully-featured digital wallet, and the first lifestyle payment wallet in the UAE accessible from any smartphone. The safe and secure service is available to anyone with a valid Emirates ID, regardless of who they bank with, and the sign-up process takes less than two minutes.