Send cash pickups to Benin

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Where can my recipient collect the funds in Benin?

You can select from one of the following network options when creating a transfer:


When will funds be available to collect in Benin?

Usually within a few minutes.  We may sometimes require further information from you before we can process the transfer in order to comply with our regulatory requirements. We will email you if this is the case.

What currencies can I send to Benin for cash pickup?

West African CFA Franc (XOF) only.

How much can I send to Benin for cash pickup?

Orabank network:

  • Maximum per day: 1,965,000 XOF

Express Union network:

  • This will depend on your send country and payment method

There may be lower limits depending on the country where you are sending from and the payment method used to fund the transfer. Please see the relevant section in Payments for more info.

What information do I need from my recipient in Benin when sending cash pickup?



What should my recipient show when collecting funds in Benin?

The Orabank network:

  • Valid photo ID. This must be a government-issued photo ID:
    • Passport
    • National ID card
    • Driving licence
  • Quote “Moneytrans” and give 9-digit cash pickup reference number. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send the transfer reference number. Please quote this when collecting the funds.

The Express Union network:

  • Valid photo ID. This must be one of the following government-issued photo IDs:
    • Passport
    • National ID card
    • Driving licence
  • 11-digit alphanumeric reference number. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send a transfer reference number.