How To Pay Zakat In Singapore This Ramadan 2024

How To Pay Zakat In Singapore This Ramadan 2024


Nia Sarah •  Mar 15, 2024

Now that we're almost into the second week of Ramadan, many of us are trying to do more good deeds and fulfilling our Ramadan goals during this blessed month.

Zakat is one of the most important fulfillments of Islam and there are a few ways in which we can do so. If you're thinking of how or where to pay zakat (bayar zakat), here's what you need to know!

1. Muis Zakat (Zakat SG)

How To Pay Zakat In Singapore This Ramadan 2024

Credit: Zakat Singapore on Facebook

As we get through the busy month of improving ourselves, being able to pay zakat online is definitely a plus.

Zakat.sg is the official online platform by Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (Muis) where you will be guided on how you can pay zakat.

This platform teaches you the different types of zakat you can pay according to your assets and how to calculate your zakat.

Furthermore, there is also a tutorial to zakat payment using PayNow, debit card or eNETS.

With these complete resources, you'll be guided from the start till the end on how you can pay zakat online smoothly!

2. Paying Physically At A Mosque

This Ramadan, you can pay at these respective mosques!

Some of these places have the SalamSG Pay Self-Service Kiosk available (marked by the asterisk) for even easier access.


Credit: Zakat Singapore


Credit: Zakat Singapore


Credit: Zakat Singapore


Credit: Zakat Singapore

3. Jamiyah Singapore

How To Pay Zakat In Singapore This Ramadan 2024

Credit: Jamiyah Singapore on Facebook

Jamiyah Singapore provides welfare services to the less privileged and disadvantaged as the biggest Malay-Muslim welfare organisation in the country.

It holds online zakat payment on their platform with a step-by-step guide to paying zakat online through PayNow, internet banking, cheque and even cash or walk-in.

By organising religious programmes and offering a wide range of social services, it assists the needy in the community through long-term care for seniors with chronic illnesses, protecting underprivileged children and distributing food items bi-monthly to disadvantaged families.

4. Muslimin Trust Fund Association

How To Pay Zakat In Singapore This Ramadan 2024

Credit: Muslimin Trust Fund Association

You may also pay zakat to a beneficiary in Singapore like the Muslimin Trust Fund Association.

Started in 1904, this beneficiary serves the Muslim population through charitable outreach and has 3 main services of Darul Ihsan Boy's and Girls' orphanages, a Dialysis Centre to subsidise kidney treatments to anyone in need and Ihsan Casket which devolves all proceeds from funerary services towards the costs of a dignifying muslim burial for the less fortunate.

With their own zakat payment online platform, you may pay zakat online via PayNow or credit card.

5. RLA Foundation Singapore

How To Pay Zakat In Singapore This Ramadan 2024

Credit: RLA Foundation Singapore Facebook

Also known as Rahmatan Lil 'Alamin Foundation (RLAF), this foundation aims to build youth capacities and a community of compassion.

They hold local and overseas projects as well as facilitate humanitarian relief to victims of natural disasters in Southeast Asia.

Their community projects this year is their Blessings To All initiative. You can also donate to their project on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza as well.

If you would like to give back to the community and pay zakat to RLAF, find out more information from their website here.

As we prepare to perform more good deeds and obligatory duties this Ramadan, it's best to take the time to sort out our zakat obligations.

Paying zakat online is the easiest and safest way to do it, especially with services provided by Muis and Zakat SG. May your Ramadan this year be better than the last!