Many people from La Plata again put aside the quarantine to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 to meet the payment of different taxes, services and card summaries, so that long lines could be seen during the day in the different stores that receive payments.
Although banks and different service providers insist on virtual payment, users continue to opt for face-to-face procedures over online procedures such as home banking, virtual branches, applications and the always-on-line telephone.
Despite the health recommendations and the possibilities to process payments from home, today and like yesterday, collection entities were the epicenter of massive concurrences.
Means to operate from home
To avoid crowds, for example, banks have mostly extended the expiration of credit card statements and insist that customers operate through home banking where they can pay taxes and services.
For its part, Arba also extended the terms of IIBB and Urban Real Estate, at the same time that it called for procedures to be carried out digitally (www.arba.gov.ar) and to consult doubts that may arise through social networks. . The province’s tax agency also allows payments to be managed through different WhatsApp lines (watch)
With regard to essential services, in the case of gas Camuzzi had the virtual branch online payment with credit and debit cards enabled, while giving the option of paying with a QR code – which requires scanning the invoice with a mobile device. In addition, it offers automatic debit by home banking, although in this case the collection would be made the month after joining this system.
In the case of the electric energy service provided by Edelap, it can be paid online, through the virtual office with a credit or debit card. The firm also has a payment system through the Red Link, Pago Mis bills, Visa and Mastercard websites, with the Mercado Pago application or at ATMs.
In addition, it is possible to pay the electricity bill by phone by calling 0810 222 3335 from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. By this means payments can be made by credit and debit card of bills that are current, past due, with notice of suspension or service already suspended.
While for water service, the ABSA firm has an online payment system through Pago Mis Cuentas (Banelco), Link Pagos and the Visa website. Automatic debit also applies but prior membership is required. The firm also offers payment by phone on 0810-999-2272 from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with Visa and Mastercard credit cards.
Users of Telefónica / Movistar can make payments by phone at 112 or 0800-222-8112, and those who are bank and have debit and credit cards can use the Banelco, home banking, Pago Mis systems online. Accounts and Mercado Pago.
The Platense Collection Agency (APR) joined the remote payment methods campaign through the Self-management portal (www.autogestion.apronline.gov.ar), home banking, Visa Home Socios card (www.visa.com. ar), Mastercard (www.masterconsultas.con.ar) and Payment My Accounts. Likewise, you can pay by phone at 147 option 3, with Visa and Mastercard.