How to Send Money from UnionBank to GCash

UnionBank is one of the official partners of GCash, wherein you can link your account and enjoy free fund transfers.

There are other ways to send money from UnionBank to GCash, but there are corresponding fees.

If you want to know how to send money from UnionBank to GCash, check out all the details below.

Steps to send money from UnionBank to GCash

Follow these instructions on how to send money from UnionBank to GCash for free:

Step 1: Open the GCash app on your smartphone.

Step 2: Click the Cash In button and select UnionBank under My Linked Accounts.

Step 3: Input the amount, then press the Next button.

Step 4: Double-check the amount, then Confirm your transaction.

The amount should be credited to your GCash balance, and you will also receive an SMS notification.

Transfer fee from UnionBank to GCash

If you have a GCash account, linking your UnionBank account for direct fund transfers is free of charge.

Otherwise, you can still use InstaPay or PESONet to transfer to your own or other GCash accounts, as well as other banks.

How to link and unlink UnionBank to GCash

In order to link your UnionBank account to GCash, you just need to have a fully verified GCash account, and peso savings or checking UnionBank account.

For first-time linking, you need to login into UnionBank online banking and provide an OTP.

Just make sure that you have an updated account and browser banking is enabled.

On the other hand, you can unlink your UnionBank account from GCash by going to My Linked Accounts, then UnionBank, then clicking the Unlink button.

What is UnionBank?

UnionBank is one of the best banks when it comes to online banking, even though it’s just the ninth biggest bank in the Philippines.

Union Bank of the Philippines, Inc. is a joint consortium of Insular Life, Aboitiz Group, and the SSS.

UnionBank offers Personal, MSME, Corporate, Investment, and Fintech products, and you can even open an account online.


UnionBank to GCash via InstaPay

The fee for sending money from UnionBank to GCash using InstaPay is just P10, which is cheaper than the usual P15.

For free instant transfers, you should link your UnionBank account to GCash.

UnionBank to GCash via PESONet

If you want to use PESONet to send money from UnionBank to GCash, it is free of charge.

Take note that sending funds using PESONet isn’t instant, so it’s better to use InstaPay or a linked GCash account for real-time processing.

How long is the waiting time for delayed UnionBank to GCash transfer?

If the fund transfer is not instant, you can wait up to 2 working days for the successful transfer.

Beyond that period, you should contact GCash customer support already to follow up on the transaction.

UnionBank transfer to GCash not received

Just in case your UnionBank transfer to GCash failed, you can send a ticket to the GCash Help Center or just call the 2882 GCash hotline.

There is no need to worry too much because GCash can check that you really didn’t receive the funds, and it will soon be credited to your account.


Sending money from UnionBank to GCash is free if you have successfully linked your UnionBank account.

Link your account now to enjoy instant and free cash-ins in the future from UnionBank to GCash.

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