Citizens of Kirgizstan may now receive Unistream international money transfers directly to the cards of ElCARD payments system issued by any bank of the country. This service is provided by Unistream together with its partner in Kirgizstan- “Dos-Credobank” OJSC. Money are received to the account instantly, and the commission for the transfer is 0%.
Unistream goes on actively developing remote services the demand for which has significantly increased lately. Direct transfers to the cards are not only convenient but they also help clients follow the rules set for the quarantine. The sender just needs to know the recipient’s name and card number to transfer dollars, euro and rubles which will be converted to Kyrgyzstani Soms. Making transfers to ELCARD card in Kirgizstan is now possible fr om Unistream’s own offices in Russia. In the nearest future, the service will be available on the mobile application “Unistream Money Transfers” and in the various channels of Unistream’s partners.
“Kirgizstan is one of the prior directions for Unistream. Much of this country’s population work abroad financially supporting their families through money transfers. We’re striving to help them by making our service more convenient. One of the next steps has been done together with Dos-Credobank. Our clients sin Kirgizstan can now receive transfers directly to their ELCARD cards, without leaving their houses”, comments Sherzod Makhmudov, the Vice President of Unistream.
More than 1,2 million ELCARD cards have been issued in Kirgizstan. The system participants are the 24 banks of the country, including Ayil Bank, RSK Bank, Bakai Bank, Keremet Bank, Bai-Tushum Bank, Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank and others. About 1,5 thousand of ATMs and 7,5 thousand of POS-terminals of the country accept ELCARD.
“Unistream services are very popular in Kirgizstan. We have been cooperating with Unistream since 2007 and we can see how steadily the number of clients rises. The simplicity, reliability and profitable tariffs of the international transactions attract people. We are sure, that by offering new means of receiving Unistream remittances, we will enlarge the scope of the system users”, - says Musabaev Daniyar, CEO of Dos-Credobank.
“Dos-Credobank” OJSC is one of the oldest banks in Kirgizstan having been in the market since 1997. It has more than 40 branches in different regions of the country wh ere Unistream transfers can be received in cash or on ELCARD card.