Receive money in Bangladesh with the Payoneer prepaid debit Mastercard from oDesk
Have you read my past article aboutfreelancing with odesk? You canearn money online as a freelancervia odesk and that’s someserious money making. Getting paid from odesk is even more easier because there are 5 options to receive money from odesk. You can withdraw your earnings through MoneyBookers, can deposit the money to your bank account and of course the paypal option is available.
One of the greatest method for Bangladeshi’s and the countries that doesn’t supports paypal is the Payoneer prepaid debit Mastercard from odesk.
What is the Payoneer prepaid debit mastercard?
It’s just like any other credit cards, it’s physical card (not virtual), it operates like any other plastic card,
it’s prepaid (debit card) and you don’t need any bank account to have it. It’s linked to your odesk profile and can withdraw your odesk earnings to the debit card.
How to apply for odesk Mastercard?
Go to the payment methods in odesk and click to sign up for: oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer. Submit your user details, fill up the form correctly and then you have to submit a security document. 2nd address is the address where payoneer will send you the mastercard. You can use the same as your billing address or can use your prefered shipping address. On the 3rd part of the form, you will be asked to enter your passport number/ drivers license/ number of the national ID card (voter ID card)
After submitting the application, payoneer will verify your details and will determine if you are eligible to receive the oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer.
Once your applicatin gets approved, they will send you the card through regular postal mail.
Frequently Asked Questions
There’s a lot of goofs about the odesk Payoneer debit mastercard here in Bangladesh.. I saw a lot of threads in forums about this topic, so here’s a FAQ sheet I have produced,
Q: Can I apply for the oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer before earning/ getting a job from odesk?
A: Yes you can apply even without earning from odesk, but I don’t think Payoneer will approve your application because the only benefit they are getting is the monthly charge from your account. If there’s no earnings, it’s worthless to have the mastercard.
Q: Can I apply and receive the oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer from Bangladesh?
A: Yes you can and there are more than 2000 providers working from BD at odesk.
Q: How long will it take to receive oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer in Bangladesh?
A: The odesk debit card will be sent to your address through regular mail (not any express mail service like FedEx or UPS) and it will take 20-25 days to arrive to your address in Bangladesh.
Q: What are the withdrawal & monthly charges of oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer?
Q: Where can I find an ATM to withdraw money with oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer in Bangladesh?
A: You can use any ATM in Bangladesh to withdraw money with your debit card. The oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer supports most of the ATM’s near your area including Dutch Bangla Bank DBBL ATM booths. In Dhaka, there are lots of ATM’s available to withdraw money.
Q: Can I use oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer to purchase online/ pay for services on the internet?
A: Yes you can.
Q: Isn’t the fees and charges of oDesk Debit MasterCardpowered by payoneer are higher?
A: If you earn that much amount each week, then it won’t bother you to pay the charges. At least you are receiving a great quality service for such low fees.