Central Bank Of India offers Unified Payment Interface (UPI) application for the customers to register with the bank and link their accounts of other banks as well. Customer shall be able to Pay and initiated collect money requests to their beneficiaries. Payment Address is an abstract form to represent and identify the account details, and account details remain confidential. By adding accounts of different banks, customer can manage the account in single application.
The key aspects of the Unified Payments Interface are:
a) The Unified Payments Interface permits payments via mobile app etc.
b) The payments can be both sender (payer) and receiver (payee) initiated.
c) The payments are carried out in a secure manner aligned with the extant RBI guidelines.
d) The payments can be done using Virtual Address, Aadhaar Number, Account Number & Indian Financial System code (IFSC), Mobile Number & MMID (Mobile Money Identifier).
e) The payment uses 1-click 2-factor authentication, Biometric Authentication and use of payer’s smartphone for secure credential capture etc. are other unique features.
Following are the transaction supported by Cent UPI
User profile registration
Payment address creation
Addition of Bank accounts
UPI transaction PIN generation
Pay request using (Virtual Payment Address,Account+IFSC,Mobile+MMID and Aadhar number)
Collect request (Using Virtual Payment Address)
Collect request approval
What are the requirements for using UPI?
You should have following:
An smartphone with internet services
An operative bank account
The mobile number being registered with UPI, must be linked to the bank account.
Active debit card relating to selected account for creating mPIN.