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FAQs on BHIM Aadhaar Pay

This topic provides FAQs about BHIM Aadhaar Pay.

What is BHIM Aadhaar Pay ?

BHIM Aadhaar pay is an Aadhaar based payments interface which allows real time payments to Merchants using Aadhaar number of Customer & authenticating him/her through his/her biometrics.

What can I Do with BHIM Aadhaar Pay?

Merchants can initiate transactions where customer can pay money using their Aadhaar no and authenticate it using their biometrics for the goods and services purchased.

Merchant can View the transaction whether it is Successful transaction, Pending Transaction or Failed Transaction.

Where do I pay with BHIM Aadhaar Pay?

Customer can pay using aadhaar number & biometrics at all merchant locations where BHIM Aadhaar Pay is accepted.

Merchant will enter customer details and amount in his BHIM Aadhaar Pay App and customer has to provide his biometrics on the Merchant App after selecting his bank.

Is BHIM Aadhaar Pay available for all handsets and Operating System?

BHIM Aadhaar Pay is available for all Android Smartphones. The minimum requirement for Android version is 4.4.

Is there a limit for a transaction?

Limit on Value of Transaction: The per transaction limit is Rs.10,000 (as maximum incentive is capped at Rs.50, at 0.5% of transaction value)

What is the BHIM Merchant Incentive scheme for Merchants?

It is a Scheme started for the merchants. Under this scheme Merchants are provided an incentive of 0.50% of transaction value for each transaction performed by them using BHIM Aadhaar App. Maximum Incentive that can be received by a merchant for a Transaction is Rs.50 and the Minimum Incentive for a transaction is Rs. 2.
Examples: -
  • If a merchant does a transaction of Rs. 10000, Incentive = Rs.50 (0.50% of 10000)
  • If a merchant does a transaction of Rs. 2, Incentive = Rs.2 (0.50% of 2 or Minimum Rs.2)

Who is Considered as a Merchant ?

For the purpose of merchant Incentive Scheme, a Merchant would be defined as: Any entity which is engaged in trading of goods and services and is receiving the payment through BHIM Aadhaar pay App of the Banks using Aadhaar Authentication of Customer.

What Devices should be used by Merchant to become eligible for Incentive Scheme ?

Aadhaar Authentication should be done by merchant using any Registered device viz, Micro-ATM/POS, mPOS, Kiosk/Tablet/Mobile Handset.

What is the criteria for availing this Scheme?

BHIM Aadhaar pay enabled Merchant should perform transaction using BHIM Aadhaar App of any banks live on BHIM Aadhaar Pay, for sale of Goods and Services and payment should be done by customer using  his Aadhaar Number and Biometric Authentication.

What is the Incentive that can be received as a Merchant on BHIM Aadhaar Pay App ?

The Maximum Incentive which can be earned by the Merchant in a month is Rs.2000

What is the Maximum Incentive which can be earned by the Merchant in a Month?

BHIM Aadhaar Pay enabled merchant will receive the Incentive between One to Seven Days after the date of transactions (Kindly check with your respective banks for further details).

What is the effective duration of BHIM Aadhaar Pay Merchant Incentive Scheme ?

BHIM Aadhaar Pay Merchant Incentive Scheme is effective from 1st April 2017. At present, it has been extended upto 31st March 2019.

Source : NPCI

Jai Prakash May 31, 2018 06:37 PM

Good Initiative By Govt. of India for promoting Cash Less Transaction. A country like India wherein education level is not up to the desired standard; payment collection using bio-metric systems is far ahead thought which would have long lasting impact on Indian Economy.

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