You can send money online to anywhere with Worldremit. Cash delivery and cash pick up options available.

Information verified correct on December 4th, 2016

WorldRemit is a low fee online alternative to sending money to countries all around the world.

WorldRemit was founded in 2010 as an alternative to sending money around the globe. Now backed by Accel Partners, a world renowned investment company, WorldRemit continues to grow and expand its services.

By taking advantage of technology, WorldRemit is able to initiate a variety of money transfer services at rates competitive with banks and low fees. Depending on your recipient country, Australians can send money for cash pick up, bank deposits, cell phone top ups and mobile money.

Do you have a question related to your Worldremit transfer?

finder.com.au is an Australian financial comparison service and does not process or manage international money transfers with WorldRemit. If you need to track the status of a WorldRemit transfer, please contact WorldRemit directly on +61 2 6145 2161 (within Australia) or visit the ‘Contact Us’ page on the WorldRemit website.

Product NameWorldRemit international money transfers
Min. Transfer AmountAUD 0
Max. Transfer AmountAUD 8,000
Transfer MethodsOnline, Bank Account to Bank Account, Cash Transfer
Transfer OptionsOne off payments
Transfer Speed
Minimum transfer time
Within an hour
Banking PartnerWorldRemit
Customer ServicePhone, Email
Available CurrenciesAED, ALL, AMD, ARS, BAM, BBD, BDT, BGN, BIF, BRL, CAD, CHF, CLP, CNY, COP, CRC, CUC, CUP, CVE, CZK, DKK, DOP, EGP, EUR, FJD, GBP, GHS, GNF, GTQ, HKD, HNL, HRK, HUF, IDR, ILS, INR, JMD, JOD, KES, KMF, KZT, LAK, LKR, LRD, MAD, MGA, MRO, MXN, MYR, MZN, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, PGK, PHP, PKR, PLN, RWF, SEK, SGD, SLL, THB, TND, TOP, TZS, UGX, USD, VND, WST, XAF, XCD, XOF, ZAR, ZMW
Exchange Rate UpdatesDaily

Pros

  • No minimum transfer amount
  • Large range of destinations
  • Competitive exchange rate

Cons

  • Significant amount of transfer fees as amount goes up
  • Maximum amounts apply when sending

How do I transfer money overseas with Worldremit?

You will need to register with WorldRemit before you can make a money transfer. Once you have an account, they can store your information to make subsequent transfers easier. This is an online service only, with no agencies to visit or phone transfers.

To make a money transfer, you will first be prompted to choose your destination country and then the type of money transfer you are making. You will then be asked for the amount. Here you have the option of choosing how much you want to make it to the destination, or how much you wish to spend in Australian dollars. In either case they will clearly show you the total cost of the transaction including fees.

You can either pay for the transaction using your own bank account or with a debit or credit card. Cash pick ups and mobile transfers will take place almost instantly, while bank transfers will take anywhere from two to three days. See Worldremit promo codes.

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How can I track my money transfer?

WorldRemit will send your recipient an SMS message once the transfer has been initiated. They will provide your recipient with a transaction number and directions of how they can collect the funds. Additionally, you will also receive an SMS on your phone that will notify you once your beneficiary has received the money.

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WorldRemit exchange rates

The exchange rates given by WorldRemit are competitive when compared with other Australian banks. You should also take a look at the chart below which illustrates how the exchange rates compare to those of other money transfer services. Again understand that these rates are subject to market fluctuations and only reflect the rates current on the 4th of April, 2016.

$1 AUD inNABWestpacWorldremit
USD0.72310.73620.76155
GBP0.50710.50690.52719
CAD0.94740.94080.98459
EUR0.63420.63630.67071
NZD1.05721.05721.09786
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How much does it cost to transfer money with WorldRemit?

While many banks will charge around $20 or more for a money transfer, WorldRemit’s fees are significantly lower. They will vary depending on the country you are sending to, and in some cases, the amount you are sending. Below is a snapshot of the fees charged for sending money from Australia to China. Note how they increase as the amount sent does:

Fee-free

Please note that any rate shown in the above shot is for the 2nd of November, 2014 and may not be the same as what WorldRemit is offering today.

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Minimum transfer amount and available countries

Unlike some other money transfer companies WorldRemit doesn't have a minimum amount when transferring money out of Australia. This allows you to take care of obligations in other countries no matter how small.

WorldRemit offers an extensive list of 50 countries where money can be sent to from Australia, but not all of these countries will accept funds in the same way. For example, even though El Salvador is listed, when you begin the transaction you are only given the option of recharging mobile phone credit. This is in contrast to other countries, such as New Zealand, where users are allowed to send money via a bank transfer.

There are countries who do not appear on the list at all. This can be due to a range of factors: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, North Korea, Syria, Vietnam and Belize.

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What types of transfers can you carry out with WorldRemit?

There are four different ways in which you can transfer money out of Australia using WorldRemit. Not all of the services listed are available in every country which WorldRemit serves:

  • Bank deposit. This puts the funds straight into a foreign bank account of your choice.
  • Cash pick up. This is used for a recipient to pick up the money in person. This is not yet available in many locations, but for those where it's an option, the point of pick up will be listed for the sender to share with the recipient.
  • Mobile money. This is an instant service that sends money directly to an individual’s mobile wallet.
  • Airtime top-up. This is a service where you can send money to an individual’s mobile phone and increase their airtime minutes. These minutes cannot be converted to cash.
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What are the pros and cons of using WorldRemit?

Pros

  • Competitive fees. The fees payable to WorldRemit can be lower than those that you will find in banks.
  • Minimum transfer. There is no minimum amount for your transfers.
  • Convenient. Being able to conduct the entire transaction online makes it easier to send money.
  • Tracking. A unique feature of WorldRemit is that they will send your recipient an SMS message when the transfer is initiated and give them the transaction number and directions on where to go to collect. You will receive a similar SMS once your beneficiary has collected the cash.

Cons

  • Low maximum transfer amount. For Australians who use a credit or debit card, only $1,000 AUD may be sent at a time. If you use POLi, an Australian online payment system, you can send up to $8,000.
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Where can I pick up my Worldremit money transfer?

CountryServices availableDurationWhere can I pick up my transfer?
AlbaniaAirtimeInstant transferVodafone
AnguillaAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
Antigua and BarbudaAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
ArgentinaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of More Money Transfer. Collection locations are open Mon - Fri: 9.00-18.00, Sat: 9.00-13.00. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. Recipients will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is ARS 12,000
ArmeniaMobile money transferInstant transferMobiDram
AustriaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
BangladeshBank transfer2-4 daysTransfer to all banks within 2-4 working days.
BangladeshCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of Bank Asia, Islami Bank, The City Bank, Brac Bank and Agrani Bank.
BangladeshAirtimeInstant transferRobi, GrameenPhone, Airtel, Banglalink, Citycell, and TeleTalk
BarbadosAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
BelgiumBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
BeninCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of La Poste du Benin and Orabank
BeninAirtimeInstant transferMoov and MTN
BoliviaBank transferSame dayAvailable for Banco Bisa only, credited on the same day
BoliviaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of: Banco Mercantil Bolivia, Ganadero Bolivia, More Money Transfers, Banco Bisa Bolivia and Servired. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is USD 1,500
BoliviaAirtimeInstant transferEntel, Tigo and Viva
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBank transfer1-2 daysTransfer to all banks within 2 working days
BrazilBank transfer1 working dayTransfer to all major banks same day if sent before 4pm GMT
BrazilAirtimeInstant transferClaro, Oi, TIM, Vivo, and Nextel
British Virgin IslandsAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
BulgariaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
Burkina FasoBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
Burkina FasoCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of Coris Bank.
Burkina FasoMobile money transferInstant transferAirtel
BurundiCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from all branches of MGL/ MUTEC
BurundiMobile money transferInstant transferEcoCash
BurundiAirtimeInstant transferEconet, Leo, and Smart
CambodiaAirtimeInstant transferMobiTel, Metfone and Mfone
CameroonBank transfer1 working dayTransfer to all banks within 1 working day
CameroonCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of the Money Express network, and the Moneytrans network.
CameroonAirtimeInstant transferMTN and Orange
CanadaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
Cape VerdeCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Poste
Cayman IslandsAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
Central African RepublicAirtimeInstant transferOrange and Moov
ChadCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of Express Union
ChileBank transfer1-2 daysTransfer to all banks within 2 working days
ChileAirtimeInstant transferClaro, Entel, Movistar, Direct TV, Falabella, Nextel, Telsur, Virgin Mobile, and VTR
ChinaBank transferNext dayTransfer to personal accounts at all major banks by the next working day. Please note that we cannot transfer to business accounts. Worldremit will re-confirm with the recipient account holder the Chinese character name and bank information to ensure 100% accuracy
ChinaAirtimeInstant transferChina Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom
ColombiaBank transferSame dayAvailable for Bancolombia and BBVA Colombia only. Credited on the same day. The maximum you can send per transaction is COP 2,900,000
ColombiaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of: Bancolombia, Banco BBVA Colombia and Financiera Pagos Internationales. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is COP 2,900,000 (COP 990,000 for BBVA Colombia).
ColombiaAirtimeInstant transferComcel, Movistar, Tigo, Uff Movil, Claro and Virgin Mobile
ComorosCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from Maison Comorienne des Transferts et Valeurs
Congo BrazzaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Express Union
Congo BrazzaAirtimeInstant transferMTN
Congo DRCCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of Moneytrans RDC
Costa RicaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from all branches of Grupo Monge
Costa RicaAirtimeInstant transferKolbi and Claro
CroatiaBank transfer1-2 daysTransfer to all banks within 2 working days
CubaAirtimeInstant transferCubacel
Czech RepublicBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
DenmarkBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
DominicaAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
Dominican RepublicBank transferSame dayAvailable for Banreservas only. Credited on the same day. The maximum you can send per transaction is DOP 64,000
Dominican RepublicCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of: Banco BHD, Banco Providencial, Banco Promerica, Banco De Reservas, Banco Union and Banco Del Progreso. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is DOP 64,000
Dominican RepublicAirtimeInstant transferClaro, Orange, Tricom and Viva
EcuadorBank transferSame dayAvailable for Banco Guayaquil, Banco del Austro, and Banco Internacional only. Credited on the same day. The maximum you can send per transaction is USD 4,500
EcuadorCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of: Banco del Austro, Banco de Guayaquil, Banco Internacional, Produbanco and Banco Bolivariano (Ecuagiros). Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is USD1,500
EcuadorAirtimeInstant transferClaro, Movistar, and CNT
EgyptAirtimeInstant transferEtisalat, Mobinil and Vodafone
El SalvadorBank transferSame dayAvailable for Banco Agrícola, Banco Davivienda, Banco Credomatic and Fedecrédito only, credited on the same day
El SalvadorCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of: Banco Agrícola, Credomatic El Salvador, Banco Azteca El Salvador, Fedecredito, Fedecaces, and Davivienda El Salvador.Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is $1,500
El SalvadorAirtimeInstant transferClaro, Digicel, Movistar and Tigo
EthiopiaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of Commerce Bank of Ethiopia "Send Money To Yourself" service: Use WorldRemit while travelling in Ethiopia. Add yourself as a recipient, pay with your home country debit or credit card. Collect cash at any branch of CBE in Ethiopia.
FijiMobile money transferInstant transferDigicel and Vodafone M-Paisa. Sending from Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom: Digicel and Vodafone M-Paisa. Sending from all other countries: Digicel only.
FijiAirtimeInstant transferDigicel, Vodafone
FinlandBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
FranceBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
GabonCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Finam and Orabank
GambiaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Easy Financial Services, M. J. Financial Services, Guarantee Trust Bank, TC Bureau de change and Yonna Forex.
GermanyBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
GhanaBank transfer2-5 working daysTransfer to major banks within 2 to 5 working days. Transfer is available to Agricultural Development Bank, Fidelity Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Golden Link Financial Services, The Royal Bank Limited-Ghana.
GhanaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from Ghana Commercial Bank, ADB (Agricultural Development Bank), Fidelity Bank Ghana, The Royal Bank and UT Bank.
GhanaMobile money transferInstant transferMTN
GhanaAirtimeInstant transferAirtel, MTN, Tigo, Vodafone, Expresso, and Glo
GreeceBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
GrenadaAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
GuatemalaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of: Banco de Desarrollo Rural, Credomatic Guatemala, Banco G&T Continental, Fenacoac, Banco Reformador and Banco Industrial de Guatemala. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is GRQ 11,000
GuatemalaAirtimeInstant transferClaro, Movistar and Tigo
Guinea-BissauCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from Poste Guinée.
Guinea-BissauAirtimeInstant transferMTN and Orange
Guinea-ConakryCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Afro International
Guinea-ConakryAirtimeInstant transferCellcom, MTN and Orange
HondurasBank transferSame dayAvailable for Banco Atlántida, Banco Ficohsa, and Banco Credomatic Honduras only. Credited on the same day
HondurasCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of: Banco Atlántida, Credomatic Honduras, Elektra Honduras, Ficohsa Honduras and Banco Davivienda Honduras. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is HNL31,000
Hong KongBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
HungaryBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
IndiaBank transfer1-2 daysTransfer to all banks within 2 working days
IndiaAirtimeInstant transferAirtel, Aircel, BSNL, Idea, Loop, MTS, Reliance, Tata Docomo, Tata Indicom, Uninor, Videocon GSM, Vodafone, Dish, Sun Direct, Tata Sky, and MTNL Recipients will get approximately 87% of the recharge value because India deducts tax locally.
IndonesiaBank transferNext working day / 2-3 daysTransfer to all major banks next working day (Up to IDR 10m). Other, 2-3 working days (Over IDR 10m)
IndonesiaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of BNI (Bank Negara Indonesia) and PT Pos (Indonesian Post office).
IndonesiaMobile money transferInstant transferIndosat Dompetku
IndonesiaAirtimeInstant transferAxis, Esia Bakrie Telecom, Excelcom, Fren Mobile8, Indosat IM3, Indosat Mentari, Indosat Starone, Telkom Flexi, Telkomsel Kartu AS, Telkomsel Simpati, and Three Telecom
IrelandBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
IsraelBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
ItalyBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
Ivory CoastCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from all branches of Caisse D'Epargne
Ivory CoastAirtimeInstant transferMoov, MTN and Orange
JamaicaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of JMMB Money Transfer and Victoria Mutual.
JamaicaAirtimeInstant transferLime. Recipients will get 75% of the top-up value because Jamaica deducts tax locally.
JordanAirtimeInstant transferUmniah. Recipients will get 60% of the top-up value because Jordan deducts taxes locally
KazakhstanAirtimeInstant transferActiv, Beeline and Neo
KenyaBank transferNext working dayTransfer to all major banks next working day. If sending to business accounts (eg. for school fees), please provide the appropriate reference so payments can be identified by the recipient (eg. invoice number, student name etc).
KenyaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of All Time Capital and Ngao Credit
KenyaMobile money transferInstant transferM-Pesa and Airtel
KenyaAirtimeInstant transferAirtel, Safaricom, Orange and Yu
LaosAirtimeInstant transferTigo
LatviaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
LiberiaAirtimeInstant transferMTN and Cellcom
LithuaniaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
MadagascarAirtimeInstant transferOrange
MalaysiaBank transferNext working dayTransfer to all banks next working day.
MalaysiaAirtimeInstant transferCelcom, Digi, Maxis, TuneTalk, and Umobile
MaliCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Banque de l'Habitat Mali
MaliAirtimeInstant transferOrange
MaltaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
MauritaniaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of the Money Express network, and the Moneytrans network.
MexicoBank transferSame dayAvailable for BBVA Bancomer and BanCoppel only. Credited on the same day.
MexicoCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of: BBVA Bancomer, Telecomm Telegrafos, Pagos Intermex, Envios Confianza, Scotiabank and Bancoppel. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is MXP 20,000 (MXP 6,500 only for BBVA Bancomer).
MontserratAirtimeInstant transferLime
MoroccoBank transferSame or next working dayTransfer to Attijariwafa Bank, Banque Populaire du Maroc, BMCE Bank, BMCI, CIH Bank, Crédit Agricole du Maroc, Crédit du Maroc and Société Générale Maroc on the same or next working day
MoroccoCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from CanalM.
MoroccoAirtimeInstant transferInwi, Maroc Telecom, Meditel, and Bayn GSM
MozambiqueAirtimeInstant transferVodacom
NepalBank transferNext dayTransfer into Everest Bank, Nepal Rastra Bank, Machhepuchhere Bank, Bank of Asia Nepal, Sunrise Bank, Sanima Development Bank.
NepalCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from more than 2,000 pickup locations.
NepalAirtimeInstant transferNcell, NTC, CDMA and NTC GSM
NetherlandsBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
Netherlands AntillesAirtimeInstant transferDigicel Bonaire and Digical Curacao
New ZealandBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
NicaraguaBank transferSame dayAvailable for Banco LAFISE Bancentro only. Credited on the same day
NicaraguaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of: Banpro, Banco Credomatic Nicaragua and Bancentro. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is USD1,500
NigerCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of BINCI and Poste du Niger
NigerAirtimeInstant transferOrange
NigeriaBank transferSame dayTransfer to most major banks same working day.
NigeriaAirtimeInstant transferAirtel, Etisalat, GLO, MTN, and Visafone
NorwayBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days.
PakistanBank transfer2 daysTransfer to all banks within 2 working days.
PakistanCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to pick up from any Allied Bank Limited locations.
PakistanAirtimeInstant transferMobilink, Telenor, Ufone, Warid and Zong. Recipients will get 75% of the top-up value because Pakistan deducts tax locally
PanamaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of Elektra. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is USD1,500
ParaguayCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of: Banco BBVA Paraguay and More Money Transfers. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification The maximum you can send per transaction is USD1,500 ($500 for Banco BBVA Paraguay).
ParaguayAirtimeInstant transferTigo and Vox
PeruBank transferSame dayAvailable for BBVA Continental and Banco Interbank Peru only. Credited on the same day
PeruCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of: Banco Continental, Banco Interbank Peru and Elektra Peru. Recipients must quote "BTS" and provide their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be asked to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is USD1,500 ($500 only for Banco Continental).
PeruAirtimeInstant transferClaro, Movistar
PhilippinesBank transferInstant to selected banks / other next dayBDO, Metrobank, PNB
PhilippinesCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from any branch of M Lhuillier Kwarta Padala, Cebuana Lhuillier and Banco de Oro (BDO). Quote reference “WorldRemit” and transaction number. Cash can also be collected from branches of Metrobank, LBC, PS Bank and Palawan Pawnshops. Quote reference “Metrobank” and transaction number.
PhilippinesMobile money transferInstant transferGlobe Gcash, SMART
PhilippinesDoor to door delivery1 working day for major citiesClick on 'Go to site' to find out where
PhilippinesAirtimeInstant transferGlobe, Sun Cellular, Smart, Cignal-TV, Smartbro, and SmartGold.
PolandBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
PortugalBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
Puerto RicoAirtimeInstant transferClaro
RomaniaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
RomaniaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to pick up from any Speed Transfer locations.
RwandaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to pick up from any Amasezerano Community Banking locations.
RwandaAirtimeInstant transferMTN and Tigo
SamoaMobile money transferInstant transferDigicel
SenegalCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of the Money Express network, and the Cash Minute network.
SenegalAirtimeInstant transferOrange and Tigo
Sierra LeoneCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Afro International.
SingaporeBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
SlovakiaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
SloveniaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
SomalilandMobile money transferInstant transferTelesom ZAAD
South AfricaBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
South AfricaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from all branches of Inter Africa.
South AfricaAirtimeInstant transfer8ta, CellC, MTN and Vodacom
SpainBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
Sri LankaBank transfer2 days selected banks / others 4-5 daysTransfer to Bank of Ceylon within 2 working days. All other banks 4-5 working days.
Sri LankaCash pickupNext dayCash is available to collect from branches of Bank of Ceylon, next working day
Sri LankaMobile money transferInstant transfereZ Cash subscribers of Dialog, Etisalat & Hutch
Sri LankaAirtimeInstant transferAirtel, Dialog, Etisalat, Hutchison, Mobitel and Suntel.
St Kitts and NevisAirtimeInstant transferLime
St LuciaAirtimeInstant transferDigicel and Lime. Recipients using Digicel will get 85% of the top-up value because tax on airtime is deducted locally.
St Vincent GrenadinesAirtimeInstant transferLime and Digicel
SurinameAirtimeInstant transferDigicel. Recipients will get 92% of the top-up value because Suriname deducts tax locally
SwedenBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
SwitzerlandBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 3 working days
TanzaniaBank transferNext dayTransfer to The People's Bank of Zanzibar next working day
TanzaniaCash pickupInstant transferAvailable to collect instantly from branches of The People's Bank of Zanzibar in Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar and Pemba.
TanzaniaMobile money transferInstantly / 1-2 hoursTigo Pesa, Ezy Pesa, and Vodacom M-Pesa. Transfers to Ezy Pesa and Vodacom M-Pesa Mobile Money accounts will be credited within two hours during local business hours (Mon-Sat)
TanzaniaAirtimeInstant transferTigo, Vodacom, Zantel, and Smart
ThailandBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 1-3 working days
ThailandAirtimeInstant transferAIS, DTAC Thailand, and True Move
TogoCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of La Poste du Togo and Banque Populaire pour l'Epargne et le Credit.
TongaMobile money transferInstant transferDigicel
TunisiaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for pickup from any Banque de l’Habitat branches.
TunisiaAirtimeInstant transferOrange, Tunisiana, Tunisie Telecom, and Ooredoo. Recipients will get 92% of the top-up value because Tunisia deducts tax locally
TurkeyCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from any branch of Turkish Post Office and Money Post Office. Your recipient can collect Euros or US Dollar, depending on send country.
TurkeyAirtimeInstant transferVodafone, and Avea
Turks and CaicosAirtimeInstant transferLime
UgandaBank transfer1 working dayTransfer to all banks within 1 working day
UgandaCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from Shumuk Forex Bureau and Supergate Forex Bureau in Kampala.
UgandaMobile money transferInstant transferAirtel, Warid Pesa and MTN. Money is added to Airtel and Warid Pesa Mobile Money accounts instantly; and within 1-2 hours during local business hours (Mon-Sat) for MTN Mobile Money accounts
UgandaAirtimeInstant transferMTN, Orange, Warid, Airtel, Africell, and Smart
UAEBank transfer1-2 daysTransfer to all banks within 2 working days
UAECash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from Horizon Exchange
United KingdomBank transfer1 dayTransfer to all banks within 1 working day.
United StatesBank transfer1-3 daysTransfer to all banks within 1-3 working days
UruguayCash pickupInstant transferCash is available for collection instantly from: Any branch of Banco BBVA and Garmey. Recipients must quote "BTS" and their 11-digit reference number when collecting money. They will also be required to show identification. The maximum you can send per transaction is USD1,500 ($500 only for Banco BBVA).
UruguayAirtimeInstant transferMovistar
ZambiaAirtimeInstant transferMTN and Zamtel
ZimbabweBank transfer1 working dayTransfer to all banks within 1 working day
ZimbabweCash pickupInstant transferCash is available to collect instantly from branches of Steward Bank or Kaah Express.
ZimbabweMobile money transferInstant transferEcoCash
ZimbabweAirtimeInstant transferTelecel, Econet, and NetOne

Frequently asked questions

Is this service available for non Australian residents?

So long as you have an active credit or debit card and internet access, this company is available for transfers.

What’s WorldRemit's refund/dispute handling process?

There is 24 hour e-mail support for contacting WorldRemit and a local phone number for Australians to use during normal business hours.

Is there a minimum/maximum amount you can transfer?

There's no minimum amount you can transfer. There is a maximum of $1,000 if using a credit or debit card to pay and $8,000 when you use POLi.

Is this service available for small businesses?

Any person or small business can use WorldRemit so long as they establish an account.

Is BPAY available?

Not at this time.

How long do transfers take?

Bank transfers take two to three days while cash pick up and phone transfers are instant.

Is there an app available to conduct transfers?

You can access your account from your computer, smartphone and tablet.

How to check your balance/progress of transferring your money?

You don’t need to check the progress. WorldRemit will notify you with a SMS when the money has been received.


WorldRemit offers innovative options for sending money outside of Australia. With receiving options such as bank deposits and cell phone top offs you can quickly and easily help out your friends and family back home.

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272 Responses to You can send money online to anywhere with Worldremit. Cash delivery and cash pick up options available.

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    Loveness | November 30, 2016

    hi,

    l want to send cash to Zimbabwe and l want the recipient to receive in usd. However l understand the country recently changed currency to local. Yesterday l called your Zimbabwe Harare offices and asked if l will get my money in usd and they said we dont know as yet. Please advise me accordingly will l get my cash in usd not in the new currency since l am sending in usd. l would be happy to know as l want to send lots of cash for the Christmas holidays.

    Rue

    • Staff
      Clarizza | December 1, 2016

      Hi Loveness,

      Thanks for your question. Just to confirm, you’ve come through to finder.com.au. We are an Australian comparison website. If you would like to speak to a representative from Worldremit, we recommend getting it touch directly with them.

      Otherwise, you can compare other money transfer services.

      Regards,
      Clarizza

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    enoch | November 17, 2016

    I am in Ghana. Which banks in Ghana can I pick up my money?

    • Staff
      Jason | November 17, 2016

      Hi Enoch,

      Thank you for your enquiry.

      Worldremit can do money transfer through bank deposit to Agricultural Development Bank, Fidelity Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Golden Link Financial Services and The Royal Bank Limited-Ghana.
      They can also do cash pickup at any branch of Agricultural Development Bank, ARB Apex Bank, Fidelity Bank Ghana, Ghana Commercial Bank, HFC Bank, The Royal Bank, Universal Merchant Bank and UT Bank in Ghana.

      Cheers,
      Jason

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    Changeable | November 3, 2016

    How can I send money to Malawi using Worldremit?

    • Staff
      Jason | November 3, 2016

      Hi Changeable,

      Thank you for your inquiry.

      You’ll need to sign-up with WorldRemit before you can do money transfer. You will be prompted to choose your destination country then the type of money transfer you are making and the amount that you’ll be sending. This is an online service only, with no agencies to visit or phone transfers and the recipients can receive the cash through bank deposit, mobile money or cash pick-up. Please note that the cash pick-up option may not yet be available in some locations or countries.
      Please click this link if you want to sign-up with WorldRemit.

      Cheers,
      Jason

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    Rafael | November 2, 2016

    I sent money and I was given a transaction number as soon as the the process was done. Then they sent me email that my confirmation and transaction number will be sent to me shortly. after a while I got email that my transaction was disable but the money was taken from the card. How do I get my money back?

    • Staff
      Jason | November 6, 2016

      Hi Rafael,

      Thank you for reaching out.

      Please note that finder.com.au is an Australian financial comparison service and does not process or manage international money transfers with WorldRemit. If you need to track the status of a WorldRemit transfer or for any other transactions with them, please contact WorldRemit directly on phone number listed on the “Must Read” portion of this page or visit the ‘Contact Us’ page on the WorldRemit website.

      Cheers,
      Jason

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    paul | October 6, 2016

    how to transfer nepali rupees to my australian account?
    banks say can,t be done. money can be transferred in But not the other way?

    • Staff
      Clarizza | October 12, 2016

      Hi Paul,

      Thanks for your question.

      You can certainly use an online money transfer service such as Worldremit to send money to Nepal. It might be worth considering a multi-currency account which allows you to have different currencies in one account. You can also speak to a foreign exchange expert, by filling out the form on that page.

      Hope this helps.

      Clarizza

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    nanaldo | September 26, 2016

    how can i track a worldremit transfer

    • Staff
      Anndy | September 26, 2016

      Hi Nanaldo,

      Thanks for your question.

      You can track your WorldRemit transactions via text and email updates that WorldRemit will be sending you. Alternatively, you can also contact WorldRemit directly on +61 2 6145 2161 (within Australia) or visit the ‘Contact Us’ page on the WorldRemit website.

      Cheers,
      Anndy

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    tituw | September 23, 2016

    my boyfriend send me money and he give screenshot of transaction number. but im not get any email notification yet. can i pick up the money only with transaction number and my id ?

    • Staff
      Shirley | September 28, 2016

      Hi Tituw,

      Thanks for your question.

      Yes you should still be able to receive the money transfer with your transaction number and ID.

      Hope this helps.

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    Ken | September 17, 2016

    Hi,

    I’ve used WorldRemit extensively. My wife and I are traveling to Cebu in the Philippines. Are we able to transfer money to ourselves to be picked up as cash when there. Thanks for your help.

    • Staff
      Shirley | September 19, 2016

      Hi Ken,

      Thanks for your question.

      You may want to try the “cash pickup” option. However, I strongly recommend that you get in touch with Worldremit to ensure this is possible.

      You can see a list of banks you’re able to pickup the cash on this page.

      I hope this has helped.

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    Misha | September 4, 2016

    HeLLo Maam , My Father Send Me Money But He Did Not Ask Me To For My Phone Number ? Is That Possible For Worldremit To Give Reference Number Without phone Number ?

    • Staff
      Shirley | September 6, 2016

      Hi Misha,

      Thanks for your question.

      Worldremit also sends notifications via email – you may want to check if your father provided this.

      Hope this helps.

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    Shina | September 3, 2016

    Please if I sender send money from Germany to Nigeria straight to my account how long will that take to show up at my account

    • Staff
      Shirley | September 6, 2016

      Hi Shina,

      Thanks for your question.

      Unfortunately the Worldremit website doesn’t say how it takes. Generally, bank transfers take two to three days while cash pick up and phone transfers are instant.

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