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PayMe - Ask for Payment

Request money through your NatWest app

Request payments online and in person

PayMe is a new feature now available for NatWest mobile app users with an eligible current account.

It allows you to request a payment from anyone who uses online or mobile banking and has a participating UK Bank account. Share a payment link request or present your QR code and get back that money you are owed!

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It's fast

Settle payments quickly so you're not out of pocket
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It's simple

Get paid back from friends and family in a few easy steps
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It's safe

No need to share your account details, just send a PayMe request from your NatWest mobile app

Introducing PayMe - Ask for Payment

What is PayMe?

PayMe is a new feature now available for NatWest Mobile Banking users with an eligible current account. It allows you to request a payment from anyone who uses online or mobile banking and has a UK Bank account. 

Send a payment request via link

Log on to the NatWest mobile app, and go to ‘PayMe - Ask for Payment’. Enter the amount, add a quick reference, and then send a payment request link via your choice of social messaging channel.

Collect money in person using a QR code

Using ‘PayMe - Ask for Payment’, you can also collect money via a QR code, which can be scanned by any device with a camera. There’s now no excuse for your friends that owe you for that brunch or big night out!

PayMe by link or QR code Step-by-step guide

Familiarise yourself with how to use the PayMe feature with this helpful guide.

Step 1

Open the NatWest app and choose the account you want to receive funds into. From there you will need to select Payments then 'PayMe - Ask for payment'

Step 2

Choose whether you want to share a payment link request or create a QR code if the person paying can scan the QR code on your mobile.

Step 3

Enter the details of payer name, reference and the amount and then 'Create your link'. For QR code you need to enter amount and then 'Create QR code' 

Step 4

Its now time to share your link.

Step 5

Choose which social messaging channel you want to use to share your payment link request.

Step 6

QR code example which can be reached after step 3.

What is Payit?™

Payit™

PayMe powered by Payit™

'PayMe – Ask for Payment' is supported by Payit™. Payit™ is NatWest's new payment solution that allows a fast, simple and safe way to pay and get paid. It removes the need for you to enter card or account details, passwords or authorisation codes when you are paying online. Instead, you can make secure, instant payments directly from your bank account, via your online or mobile banking.

Request Money

Request money straight from your app using PayMe

You can request money from anyone who uses online or mobile banking in the UK with a participating UK bank, via the NatWest Mobile app. ​PayMe - Ask for Payment is supported by Payit™, an open banking innovation making payments quick and easy. Now there's no excuse for your friends when they owe you for that brunch or big night out! 

Bank-grade security

As Payit™ is a NatWest innovation, it is compliant with NatWest security policies, resulting in a FinTech solution with the security and resilience of a UK bank. Payit™ is safe to use – it doesn’t see your login credentials, or store or share any of your personal bank account information.

Need a little more info? Here's some Frequently asked Questions

Bank elsewhere and want to use this cool feature?

The PayMe request money feature is only available to NatWest mobile app customers.   

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