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Cathay PeoplePayment

A fast and safe way to send money to anyone! Whether you’re paying back a friend for lunch or chipping in for a gift, now you can do it all using Cathay PeoplePayment!

Access Cathay PeoplePayment via Cathay Online Banking or Cathay Bank Mobile Banking App*

It’s Fast:

Sending Money You’ve Got Money

Provide the recipient’s name and email address.


Enter the payment information and dollar amount you want to send.

Press “Send” – your work is done!

Once the money has been sent, the recipient will receive an email with instructions on how to claim the payment.


It’s Convenient:

There are three easy ways to send a payment:

  • Email 
  • Deposit
  • Check

It’s Safe:

With Cathay PeoplePayment, you never have to visit a third-party website. We made sure you conduct the payment in a secure and safe environment, and all in one location!

It’s that easy!

Please click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

Sign in to Cathay Online Banking to enroll now or call us to find out more.

*Enrollment required. Approval/activation of service may take up to 2 business days. Funds may only be sent to individuals and accounts in the U.S., and in U.S. dollars only. Payment will typically be available to recipient 1-3 business days after payment is accepted. Dollar and frequency limits apply. Refer to Cathay Bank’s Online Banking Agreement & Electronic Consent Disclosure for details, including cutoff and delivery times.

Online Banking,  Mobile Banking, and Cathay PeoplePayment service are available at no additional cost. Message and data rates may apply from your wireless carrier. Maintenance may affect availability. Cathay PeoplePayment is only available on iPhone® and AndroidTM smartphone devices.

Must have Cathay Bank Mobile Banking App version 3.3 or higher to access Cathay PeoplePayment on your mobile phone. Cathay Bank Mobile Banking App is currently only available on iPhone®, iPad® and AndroidTM devices. Android and Google PlayTM are trademarks of Google, Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.




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