Maya: Empowering Filipinos Worldwide

Maya: Empowering Filipinos Worldwide with All-in-One Digital Banking

Maya, the Philippines’ leading digital bank, is expanding its reach to cater to the growing needs of Filipinos living and working abroad. Recognizing the significant size of the overseas Filipino community – over 10 million strong – Maya is committed to providing them with an all-encompassing digital banking experience.

“The demand for a convenient way to manage finances has never been higher for Filipinos abroad,” said Shailesh Baidwan, Maya Group President and Co-Founder of Maya Bank. “Building upon our success in the Philippines, Maya is dedicated to empowering our global Filipino community with innovative and accessible financial tools.”

Beyond Remittances – A Comprehensive Financial Suite

Previously known as a leading remittance provider, Maya has transformed into a comprehensive financial platform. Beyond facilitating money transfers through its network of remittance partners, Maya now offers a suite of services designed for Filipinos worldwide, including:

  • Savings: High-interest savings accounts allow Filipinos to grow their finances securely.
  • Investments: Explore investment opportunities to achieve financial goals, even while abroad.
  • Loans: Access convenient credit options, simplifying financial needs.
  • Payments: Pay bills, send airtime load, and shop online for loved ones back home with ease.
  • Insurance: Secure your well-being and that of your family with insurance options available on the platform.
  • Cryptocurrency: Explore the world of crypto within a secure and regulated environment.
  • Rewards: Earn cash back or other incentives when using Maya for your everyday transactions.

This all-in-one approach empowers Filipinos to manage their finances from anywhere in the world, eliminating the need for multiple apps and services.

Convenience on the Go: The Maya Card

The Maya Card, linked to your Maya account, is a valuable companion for Filipinos abroad. With global acceptance thanks to the Visa and Mastercard networks, the Maya Card allows users to:

  • Shop at Over 130 Million Merchants: Make purchases at stores and online retailers worldwide with ease.
  • ATM Access: Withdraw cash conveniently from millions of ATMs around the world.
  • Real-Time Transaction Alerts: Stay informed and in control of your finances with instant notifications for every transaction.
  • Rewards and Benefits: Enjoy benefits like earning high-interest rates and receiving instant credit, making financial management even more rewarding.

Maya’s commitment to providing a superior experience has been recognized – Visa, a global leader in digital payments, has awarded Maya the title of top prepaid card issuer in the Philippines for three consecutive years (2021-2023).

Seamless Onboarding for Overseas Filipinos

For Filipinos abroad who may not have traditional bank accounts, Maya offers a solution. Through a partnership with PLDT Global, Filipinos can obtain a FREE Philippine-based virtual mobile number (SVN) from the TINBO (Tindahan ni Bossing) website. This allows them to register for a Maya account and receive One-Time PINs (OTPs) for secure transactions.

Simplified International Remittances

Sending money back home is now easier and safer for overseas Filipinos. Maya allows users in over 200 countries and territories (including USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, UK, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea) to send money directly to the Maya accounts of their loved ones in the Philippines, through any international remittance partner.

Maya: Bridging the Distance with Financial Empowerment

By offering a comprehensive suite of digital banking services, the Maya Card, and a seamless onboarding process, Maya is bridging the distance for Filipinos worldwide. This commitment allows them to manage their finances effectively, invest in their future, and support their families back home – all from the convenience of their mobile devices.

Maya is the #1 Fintech Ecosystem in the Philippines, with Maya, the #1 Digital Bank, and Maya Business, the #1 Omni-Channel Payment Processor. More information about Maya is available at and Keep posted on news and updates by following @mayaiseverything on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok.


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