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No need for Social Welfare recipients to change bank accounts to BSP right now

No need for Social Welfare recipients to change bank accounts to BSP right now

By Vijay Narayan
Tuesday 28/07/2020

The Social Welfare Department has today confirmed that all welfare payments will continue to the allocated bank accounts of recipients.

It has been confirmed by the Director of Social Welfare, Rupeni Fatiaki that there is no need for Social Welfare recipients to change bank accounts to BSP right now.

The Ministry says it will contact recipients overtime to make the options known and it will be their choice, if they wish to change banks later in the year.

It was earlier highlighted that the government has chosen BSP Bank to distribute the welfare payments. Payments were previously done through Westpac.

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