Finance Life Hacks

How to Transfer Money for Free in the Philippines

Most online bank transactions have convenience fees now. Sometimes you need to be mindful of how you spend your money. There are times that a small amount could accumulate into a big expense. Lucky for us there are still free bank transfers in the Philippines.


You have 6 online transfers every week for your grocery, deliveries, and others paying a convenience fee of P10 per transaction depending on your bank’s Instapay and Pesonet fees.

Let us, calculate it:

Here’s a way how you can skip the bank fees every time you transfer money.

1. Banks

As of June 2022, here are the list of banks with waived INSTAPAY and PESONET fees


  • Equicom Savings Bank (retail clients)
  • Rural Bank of Guinobatan
  • ING Bank, N.V.


  • Equicom Savings Bank (retail clients)
  • Rural Bank of Guinobatan
  • Bank of China
  • CIMB Bank Philippines
  • East West Bank
  • HSBC (retail clients)
  • ING Bank, N.V.
  • Philippine Business Bank, Inc.
  • Tonik Digital Bank, Inc.
  • Union Bank (retail clients)

2. Shopeepay

How to Transfer Money for Free in the Philippines - Life Guide PH

Shopee is now offering bank transfers in their Shopeepay via PESONET for free. Usually, it takes 1 or 2 working days for the amount to be credited to the nominated bank account.
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