MANILA, Philippines – Starpay Corporation is now the official partner of the City of San Juan Business Permit and Licensing Office (BLPO). Residents and entrepreneurs can now conveniently process their business permits anytime, anywhere without visiting the LGU’s physical office.
This partnership is in line with Mayor Francis Zamora’s commitment to transforming San Juan into a Smart City. “The official tie-up between San Juan and Starpay for the digitalization of our Business Permit and Licensing Office will allow our investors, [and] our business sector to process payments on time,” said Mayor Francis Zamora during the launch.City Administrator Atty. Dennis Pamintuan added that since 2019, it has been the thrust of Mayor Zamora’s administration to digitalize San Juan, and that these efforts would help in the fight against corruption.
“Starpay is committed to supporting the government and LGUs. We have been helping our fellow Filipinos during the pandemic through the efficient delivery of financial support. We intend to continue assisting the government and even private institutions in delivering reliable digital services,” shared Starpay Operations Head Richard Rosettes.
Also present at the event were Starpay Chief Financial officer Ulysses Lao, Corporate Secretary, Atty. Philip Co Jr. and Director Ryan Uy.
San Juan business owners can pay their permits via Starpay
With the Staypay partnership with the City of San Juan, those applying for business permits can log in to the LGU’s e-service portal, fill up the form and attach all required scanned documents. The BPLO office will conduct the assessment, and once approved applicants will receive an email, which includes the online payment procedure. Applicants will receive a Starpay QR code which can be scanned with Starpay application. Users can also use a compatible QRPH-compliant application to settle payments. The app is equipped with an interoperable QRPH standard, even non-Starpay users can settle their payments by simply scanning the Starpay QR code.
Starpay foresees tremendous growth of its platform, with more Filipinos appreciating the convenience of digital financial technology. With Starpay, users can pay their bills online, buy e-load, send money through InstaPay, and purchase gaming pins. The company is currently focused on addressing the needs of unbanked communities. Organizations and LGU units who wish to kickstart the transformational efforts can send an email to [email protected]
Starpay Corporation is a licensed electronic money issuer, regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Starpay is available to download on the Google Play Store, Apple App Store, and Huawei App Gallery.