Shopify Malaysia Payment Gateway Explained: How to Accept Payments Using Shopify in Malaysia

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If you’ve thought about selling on your own e-commerce website, you might have come across Canadian e-commerce website builder, Shopify. 

One of the biggest questions Malaysians ask before they sign up for Shopify is: Can I accept payments in Malaysia using Shopify?

The short answer is yes. According to Shopify’s website, these gateways are currently supported:

Popular gateways such as 2Checkout, iPay88 and MOLPay are accepted. The only downside with these gateways is that you often need to pay a high setup and annual fee.

New payment gateways like SenangPay, Billplz and JomPay, which offer much lower setup and annual fees, are currently not inside Shopify’s payment options.

One thing you should also know about accepting payments on Shopify is that you need to pay an additional 2% to Shopify on top of any transaction fees your payment gateway charges you.

This means, for example, if the sale amount is RM100, and your payment gateway charges you 2.8% and Shopify charges you 2%, your total fees will be: RM2.8 + RM2 = RM4.8.

Find out more about using Shopify in Malaysia:

Shopify Malaysia Review: Pricing, Plans, Pros, Cons and How to Get Started Selling in 2018

Shopify Malaysia or EasyStore Malaysia: Which E-commerce Website Builder Should You Use? (Updated 2018)

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4 Responses

  1. Hi, i am about to create a shopify store but i tried to search around the payment gateway suitable for M’sia. However from the list given, I am not able to choose the relevant one. I know iPay88, MOLpay and also 2checkout. But all of them I could not see things like eWallet (e.g Grabpay, Touch&Go) and MaybankQR. Can you advise?

    1. Hi Winnie,

      iPay88, RMS (formerly MOLPay) does include ewallets. GrabPay and TnG are inside RMS. Do take a look at them more closely, or contact the payment gateway support for more clarification 🙂

      Kind regards,
      Lu Wee

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