MANILA – Paying registration and other transaction fees in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is now faster, more convenient, and secure with the launch of the corporate securities regulator’s online payment system on March 1.
The newly developed SEC Payment Portal is a web-based system that allows for the payment of registration and other transaction fees, as well as penalties, online using debit and credit cards, digital wallets, and other cashless payment options.
“With the SEC Payment Portal, corporations and other stakeholders can conveniently and securely pay registration and other fees anytime and anywhere,” SEC chairperson Emilio Aquino said.
Aquino said the online payment system is among the initiatives under the Commission’s ongoing digital transformation aimed at further improving the ease of doing business in the country.
The transacting public may access the SEC Payment Portal through the Commission’s website at http://www.sec.gov.ph/apps/payment-portal/home.
To proceed, clients only need to enter the reference number provided in the payment assessment form issued by the SEC, select a payment option, then provide the required information.
To ensure payments made through the SEC Payment Portal are secure, clients will receive a one-time pin in the mobile phone numbers linked to their bank accounts or digital wallets.
Once the payment goes through, the system will generate an electronic official receipt, which clients will also receive through email.
The SEC Payment Portal currently accepts debit and credit cards powered by Visa, Mastercard and JCB, as well as PayMaya wallets. Other payment options will be available soon.
Meanwhile, the Commission will continue to accept and process payments across its main, extension and satellite offices.
The transacting public may likewise pay registration and other transaction fees over the counter in select branches of Land Bank of the Philippines, and online through LandBank’s ePayment Portal. (PNA)