bKash is the preferred mobile banking platform in Bangladesh. bKash merchant account is to accept payments from a personal or personal accounts to business. If you own an online shop in Bangladesh or retail business and if you want to accept bKash payments then this can be the most effective option for you.
There are many kinds of bKash accounts like:
- Personal bKash account
- Agent bKash account
- Merchant Plus (for Small shops/ Business)
- Merchant (Unlimited)
How to open a personal bkash account?
opening a bkash personal account is easy. just go to the nearest bkash agent and tell them about opening a bkash personal account, they will ask you for 2 copy passport size photograph and national identity card.
then they will give you a form to fill, then you have to fill out this form and submit to them.
after submitting the form they start the procedure of opening a bkash personal account after completing this procedure you will get a message from bkash and then you have to set a 5digit pin code on your bkash wallet.
How to open a bKash merchant account for receiving payment?
opening a bkash merchant account is not so easy than a previous bkash personal account.
for opening a bkash merchant you have to fulfill some criteria and give detailed information about your e-commerce business.
some documents will be needed for opening bkash merchant account, like:
- Business location or physical address
- Valid and updated trade license
- Valid Bank account (Bank account is required for bKash merchant unlimited account)
- NID Copy
- TIN Certificate
- A letter to the account manager on companies letter head
- Passport size photograph
- A valid mobile number
- Valid email address
- Signatory (Depending on the company type)
But one thing you have to remember that bkash merchant account is only for receiving payment, you can’t use this account as a regular bkash wallet.