Send bank transfers to India

See below for answers to your questions about sending money to India via Bank Transfer.

Which banks can I send to in India?

You can transfer money to any bank in India.

What type of bank accounts can I send to in India?

You can send to checking/current, savings and business accounts.

There may be instances that business accounts are initially processed as individual accounts. We will be reprocessing these transfers into business account type which usually takes 1-2 working days to reach the recipient. In order to help us make sure your transfer arrives on time, it is important you choose the correct account type to avoid delays.

Important: Indian regulations restrict our local partner from being able to process transfers to charitable foundations and trusts, religious organisations (including ashrams) or donations of any kind in India.

When will funds be credited to bank accounts in India?

Usually on the same day for personal accounts. For business accounts it will take 1-2 working days. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are credited.

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 bank accounts in India?

Indian Rupee (INR) only.

How much can I send to bank accounts in India?

Personal accounts

  • This will depend on the country where you are sending from and chosen payment method.

Business accounts

  • Maximum per transfer = INR 1,500,000

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 to send bank transfers to India?