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What Is Yucho Pay (ゆうちょPay)

What Is Yucho Pay (ゆうちょPay)

Hello Smilers, with e-wallet and online payment such as PayPay and Rakuten pay being everywhere right now, do you know that the JP post bank (ゆうちょ銀行) has its own online payment too? It is called Yucho Pay (ゆうちょPay). In this article, we will share with you what Yucho Pay is and its benefits. 

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1. What is Yucho Pay?

Yucho Pay is an online payment system or e-wallet by the JP post group. You will be able to make payment through your phone by scanning the QR code. You will be able to link your JP Post bank account and make payments through your phone. 

This is a good alternative for those of you who only have a Yucho bank account as you can now make payments through your phone by just having Yucho Pay. 

2. Yucho Pay benefits

As mentioned above, you can use your JP post bank account to make payments through your phone by linking your bank account in the app. You can also check your account balance through the app as you will be making payments directly from your account. 

You can also get Yucho Pay points for every time you make a payment through Yucho Pay. 

3. Yucho Pay points

You can earn 1 Yucho Pay point for every 400 yen you spent. You will not get the points straight away after making a payment as the points will be awarded on the 1st and on the 16th of that particular month.

E.g: If you made a payment from the 1st to the 15th of October through Yucho pay, you will receive the points on the 1st of November.

If you made a payment from the 16th till the end of the month of October, you will receive your points on the 16th of November.

But beware, The points will expire after 1 year. If you got the points on the 1st or 16th of April 2023. The points will last until the end of April 2024. 

This wraps up the article on Yucho pay. For those of you who do not want to carry a wallet around or do not have a debit card to use, the Yucho Pay application is a safe choice for you!

Related article:

  1. How to register PayPay in Japan for Foreigners
  2. Free Point Cards in Japan: Types and How to use Them
  3. How to log in your ゆうちょ通帳 (Yucho Tsucho)

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