As announced by the government during the tabling of Budget 2020 last year, the government has followed through on their promise to give RM30 to all eligible Malaysians under their e-Tunai Rakyat initiative to encourage people to go cashless.
The RM30 will be distributed to 3 different eWallet platforms: Grab, Boost and Touch N Go’s eWallet. If you’ve not downloaded them, it’s time for you to get the apps – they’re free so you don’t have to worry! Read on below to find out how you can claim now:
1) To get the RM30, you need to be: a) Above 18 years old
b) Your total annual income is less than RM100,000 c) A Malaysian citizen
2) Verify your identity
For Grab and Boost, you will need to upgrade to a premium account first to enjoy your eWallet privileges. You can find the upgrade button on the home screen or profile settings on the app. You are then required to send the provider a selfie and a picture of your IC for verification. It should only take a few minutes to verify, but don’t worry if it’s not immediate. Verifications may take up to 48 hours to complete.
Once the verification process is complete, simply tap on the on e-Tunai Rakyat links on the home sxreen of your eWallet. Follow the steps stated and you’re on your way to get your RM30. Do note that you won’t be getting the incentive immediately. Your request will reviewed by the Inland Revenue Board and make take up to five days to complete. Remember, you can only get the e-Tunai Rakyat on one eWallet, so choose the app you will likely use the most.
Using eWallets has its many perks – you’ll be surprised with the countless of amazing offers and promotions. If you’re already a user, then you’ll want to reload your Digi Prepaid using your eWallet. Digi is offering Reload Bonus of up to 9GB for FREE when you reload on the Touch N Go, Grab or Boost app.
The more you reload, the more free GBs you’ll get. Check out the bonuses by clicking here.
Not sure how to top up on your eWallet. Refer to the guide below, on how top up on Touch n' Go, Grab, and Boost!