Last year Alertpay announced that it will issue its most demanding Debit Card for its valued customers so that they can easily withdraw money with the help of this card from any ATM machine in the world. But still at the time of writing this article this card is not available and you have to withdraw money in Pakistan with conventional ways. The biggest advantage Alertpay has over other payment processors is that its basic account which is Personal Starter account is Totally free means that you don’t have to pay any fee for sending or receiving money, that is why we recommend opening Alertpay Personal Starter account initially.
In order to redeem your money you first have to verify your account so that you may not involve in money laundering. There are basically 3 ways through which you can verify your Alertpay account in Pakistan and all three way have different fees.
1. Credit Card.
Verifying Alertpay account via Credit Card is the most cost effective, automated and easy method. But for this you need an international bank credit card other wise you may have to look for other options. Mainly in Pakistan Standard Chartered Bank Debit or Visa card is more than useful for you. You can obtain these cards by opening basic banking account or any other regular banking account and than apply for Visa Debit Card. After you get your card you are ready to verify your Alertpay account.
Login into your Alertpay account and than click on Verify your account via Credit Card link. First it will ask for type of card just select Visa card and than enter your 16 digit Visa Card number. Now turn over your card and look for 3 digit security card number. Just enter these digits into the verification area and click submit button. It will than display a message that Alertpay will soon send you a small amount of money to verify your Visa card. Now after 2 business days look for the Alertpay transaction in your Standard Chartered Bank account via online. It will show a transaction with some code into. just copy that code and enter this code back into your Alertpay account and now you should congratulations screen. Every-time you request your money Alertpay will charge 5 dollars per transaction.
2. Bank Wire.
If you don’t have credit card don’t worry my friend you can Verify and withdraw your earned money via Bank Wire. This option is useful that 80% of customers use this method because its safe, fast and requires no hassle. Just login into your account and go to Request money tab and request your money via Wire transfer. Yes friends that’s the beauty of this option that your account will automatically be verified when you request and receive your money. Now enter the amount you want to withdraw, your local bank name, branch name, Swift Code and Bank Foreign currency staff name and telephone number in case if there is any problem occurs. After 4 business days you will receive your money in your account and Alertpay will change 15 dollars for this mode of payment.
3. By Check and Mobile Phone.
Third and last option is via check for which you also have to verify your mobile number. Login into your account and click on request money tab. Select this time withdraw money via check than it will ask for phone validation. Just enter your mobile number with country code and wait for message from Alertpay which will carry PIN code. You need to enter this PIN code into the screen so that your mobile phone will be verified.
After mobile phone validation it will ask for check details. Enter your local bank account number, branch name or bank and the amount you want to withdraw. remember you can only request money via check when you have more than 20 dollars in your account. After check request your check will arrive within 15 business days in Pakistan and than you have to submit it into your bank account. Bank will than verify this transaction and within 30 business days your money will eventually arrive in your bank account. This is more time consuming process but it is recommended for bigger transactions. Also its an cheaper method and it will cost you only 4 dollar per check.