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Send Money Service

Send Money Service

Send Money is a fast and safe way to send person-to-person payments to anyone, whether you’re paying back a friend for lunch or chipping in for a gift. 

Send Money via Cathay Online Banking or Cathay Bank Mobile Banking App1.

It’s fast

  1. Send Money requires a Cathay Bank debit card linked to a Cathay Bank checking account. If you need a debit card, visit your nearest branch.
  2. Provide the recipient’s email address or phone number.
  3. Enter the payment information and dollar amount you want to send.
  4. 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 two easy ways to send money: email or text.

It’s safe

With Send Money, 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!

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



  1. Enrollment required. Funds may only be sent to individuals and accounts in the U.S., and in U.S. dollars only. Payment may be available same day but typically will be available to recipient 1-3 business days after payment is accepted. Dollar and frequency limits apply. Refer to Online Banking & Mobile Banking Agreement and Consent to Electronic Disclosure for details, including cutoff and delivery times.

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

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

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Email communication is not secure

Please do not include sensitive information such as account numbers or other personal information such as Social Security or Tax Identification numbers, driver’s license numbers, etc. in any email sent to us via this link.

Have a Question?

Our specialists are happy to assist you with all your Digital Banking needs. Please reach out to your branch for more information.