METROBANK

Method 1: Through Metrobank Pay Bills
 

1. Go to https://personal.metrobankdirect.com/ and log-in using your account details.
2. Click on Pay Bills.
3. Under Category, select Investments


4. Under Biller Name, choose First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation.


5. Enter Subscriber / Account No., your FirstMetroSec Account Code (OTxxxxx)
6. Enter Reference Code, your FirstMetroSec Account Code (OTxxxxx)
7. Enter the amount you wish to transfer and Click Continue.


For the Pay Bills option, kindly transfer funds within trading hours (9:00AM-3:30PM).

If you transferred funds via Pay Bills beyond the trading hours, kindly email (customerservice@firstmetrosec.com.ph) a copy of the fund transfer receipt with your name and account code.

Method 2: Through the Over-the-Counter

  1. Via Green Payment Slip
     
    1. Go to any Metrobank Branch and fill up the Green Payment Slip.
       
    2. Indicate the Biller Name as FIRST METRO SECURITIES BROKERAGE CORPORATION.
       
    3. Indicate Subscriber Number (your FirstMetroSec Account Code)
       
    4. Enter Reference Code, 660
       
    5. Specify the amount you wish to transfer. The system will now process within one (1) banking day the transfer of Funds to your FirstMetroSec online trading account.
       
  2. Via Bank Deposit Slip
     
    1. Go to any Metrobank Branch and fill up the Bank Deposit Slip.
       
    2. On Account Name, use FIRST METRO SECURITIES BROKERAGE CORPORATION
       
    3. On Account Number, indicate MBT CA# 066-7-00141971-0 (Head Office account)

      or MBT CA# 174-7-17451393-3 (Ayala Bankmer account)
       
    4. Enter the amount you wish to deposit.
       
    5. To assign the deposit to your trading account, e-mail the scanned copy of deposit slip to

      customerservice@firstmetrosec.com.ph or fax a copy to: (02) 859-0699.

 

BDO ONLINE BANKING

Step 1: Enroll Company/Biller




     1. Go to https://online.bdo.com.ph and log-in using your account details



     2. On the left menu bar, click on Enrollment Services
     3. Under Choose an Option, select Company/Biller
     4. Then click on Enroll

 













     5. Under Company/Biller Name, choose First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation
     6. Enter Subscriber Number, your FMS Account Code (OTxxxxxx)
     7. Enter Subscriber Name, your FMS Account Name
     8. Indicate your Preferred Nickname for the Company/Biller enrolled
     9. For Select Channels For Enrollment, put a check on Online Banking
     10. Then click Submit 


Step 2: Transfer funds to your FMS account using Pay Bills













     1. On the left menu bar, click on Financial Services
     2. Under Choose an Option, select Bills Payment
     3. Then click on Pay Bills



     4. Fill out the Payment Details
     5. For Pay from, choose the funding/source account
     6. For Pay this Company/Biller, select the FMS Biller enrolled in Step 1 --- First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation (OTxxxxxx) 
     7. Enter the amount you wish to transfer to your FMS account
     8. For Payment Schedule, select Immediately 
     9. Click Submit
 

Kindly transfer funds within trading hours so that it will be reflected in your First Metro Sec account within the day.
If 
you transfer funds beyond trading hours, please send a copy of the fund transfer receipt with your name and FMSBC Code (OTxxxxxx) to customerservice@firstmetrosec.com.ph
 
*Each fund transfer transaction using BDO Online Banking is FREE-OF-CHARGE.
BPI ONLINE BANKING

Step 1: Enroll Company/Biller

 



     1. Go to https://www.bpiexpressonline.com
     2. Click on Online Banking Login, indicate your User ID and Password, then click Submit
     3. In the top menu bar, under Payments & Reloading, click on Bills Payment, then select Enroll All Other Bills
     4. Fill-out the following details:
                a.  Choose your ATM Card Number from the drop-down list
                b.  Indicate your Joint Account Indicator No. ( 2-digit no. located at the lower right hand corner of your ATM card)
                c.  In the Bill Information, for Company Name, choose First Metro Securities (FMSBC)
                d. For the Reference Number, indicate your FMS Account Code (ex: OTxxxxxx)
                e. Enter your Mother's Maiden Name or the Email Address registered to your BPI Express Online Account
                f.  Click on Submit
 

     5. Click on OK when you see the secure1.bpiexpressonline.com pop-up message after you have confirmed the enrollment details
     6. Check the Email Address registered to your BPI Express Online Account for the Bills Payment Enrollment Confirmation from expressonline@bpi.com.ph

Step 2: Transfer funds to your FMS account using Pay Bills 
     1. In the top menu bar, click on Bills Payment
     2. For Pay, select the enrolled FMSBC Biller from the drop-down list (ex: FMSBC   OTA#####)
     3. Enter the amount you wish to transfer to your FMS account
     4. For From My Account, choose the BPI Account to be debited from the drop-down list 
     5. Additional Reference Number
     6. Remarks
     7. Click on Submit



 

Kindly transfer funds within trading hours so that it will be reflected in your First Metro Sec account within the day.
If you transfer funds beyond trading hours, please send a copy of the fund transfer receipt with your name and FMSBC Code (OTxxxxxx) to customerservice@firstmetrosec.com.ph
 
Each fund transfer transaction using BPI Express Online Banking is FREE-OF-CHARGE.

 
 

 
LANDBANK ONLINE BANKING

Step 1: Go to:   https://epaymentportal.landbank.com/



Step 2: Click “F” and scroll down to First Metro Securities Brokerage Corp.”



Step 3: Drop down to “Funding For Stock Trading”. Then, Submit.



Step 4: Input Amount, FirstMetroSec Account Name, and Account Code (ex. OTAxxxxx). Enter Captcha




Step 5: Review the details and payment summary. Agree to the Terms and Conditions

Note: Landbank charges P10 per transaction (part of the payment amount)




Step 6: Input your Landbank Account Number, JAI, and PIN (on the pin pad).




Step 7: Wait for payment confirmation

CREDIT CARD

1. Log in to your FirstMetroSec Account

2. Choose FUND MY ACCOUNT on the upper right hand corner 



3. Accept the Terms and Conditions and then click Continue



4. Enter the desired amount and input your password



Note: Please allow pop-ups from www.firstmetrosec.com.ph



5. Select your payment method



6. Input your credit card details and click submit



FAQs

  1. Can I use any credit or debit card to fund my First Metro Sec account?
You may use Visa or Mastercard, regardless of issuing bank.
 
  1.  Can I use foreign-issued cards?
Yes, except those issued in certain countries like China, Pakistan, Nigeria and other high-risk states.
 
  1. How do I fund my account using my credit/debit card?
Inside your First Metro Sec trading account, click Fund My Account>via Credit/Debit Card. Carefully read the terms and conditions, as well as the related fees and charges. Enter the amount in the box provided. Take note of the Total amount to be billed to your credit/debit card versus the Amount to be credited to the Buying Power. These values are auto-computed for your confirmation. Should you find everything in order, click ‘Continue’ and you will be directed to a third-party payment gateway where you will be asked to provide your credit/debit card details. Note that First Metro Sec does not and will not store your card information.
 
You may also drop by First Metro Sec’s Makati Investor Center.  Please be ready to present a valid ID as proof of card ownership. 
 
  1. How much can I fund via credit card?
For online, minimum funding amount is P3,000, while the maximum amount is P49,900 per transaction.  For point-of-sale (POS) transactions (through a credit card terminal), no limit.
 
  1. Should credit card transaction be successful, how long till I see my buying power funded?
Online funding via credit/debit card is immediate. You will see your buying power updated the moment you are redirected from the payment gateway back to your First Metro Sec account. For POS, crediting of buying power would be on the next trading day.
 
  1. My internet connection was disconnected while processing the transaction, how do I know if it pushed through?
Every successful or failed attempt is forwarded to your registered email address. You may also go back to the Funding via Credit/Debit Cards page and check “To view your transactions, click here” at the lower left portion.
 
  1. What are the fees and charges?
Related charges per transaction are as follows:
 
 

Paid To 

Cost
Payment Gateway Fee Internet Payment Gateway Provider

P 16.80

Credit/Debit Card Fee and Withholding Tax Visa and Mastercard issuing bank
3.50% of the total amount billed to your credit/debit card


*All fees are paid to the respective vendors. No income goes to FirstMetroSec.
 

  1. I have a Metrobank/PSBank Go! credit card, how much are the fees for a 3-month installment?
For installment, 0.5% withholding tax is deducted upfront while 1.71% is charged by the credit card company as add-on monthly interest. Sample computation:
  
Investment Amount subject to
credit card fee & taxes
Withholding Tax (0.5%) Amount to be Credited to the Buying Power
P 3,000* P 15 P 2,985


*Computation for installment, for the account of the cardholder:

 
Tenor (months)
Factor Rate Monthly Add-on Rate Monthly Payment Total Payment
3 0.350433 1.71% P 1,051.30 P 3,153.90

 

  1.  How do I request for installment?
At the moment, installment requests are via the point-of-sale (POS) terminal, currently available at First Metro Sec’s Makati Investor Center.
 
  1. Can a friend’s or family member’s card be used to fund my account?
Yes, as long as sufficient authorization is given.
 
  1. My funding transaction was rejected. What do I do?
There could be several reasons for this, including insufficient funds, expired card, invalid card number, reported lost/stolen/captured card, payer authentication fail, card issued from blocked countries, or fluctuating internet connection. Please ensure that you enter the correct card details and one-time-pin (OTP), and have a stable internet connection.
 
  1. My transaction does not proceed to the payment gateway and shows an error message.
Kindly try changing your browser. The internet payment gateway (IPG) works best using Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
 

 
For further assistance, please contact customerservice@firstmetrosec.com.ph