Send mobile money transfers to Madagascar

See below for answers to your questions about sending money to Madagscar via mobile money transfers.

Which mobile money accounts can I send to in Madagascar?

Money is added instantly to Orange Mobile Money accounts.

Please check that the recipient already has an Orange Mobile Money account as you will need this to make a mobile money transfer.

When will funds be credited to mobile money accounts in Madagascar?

Speed: Instant

We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are credited. We 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 mobile money accounts in Madagascar?

Malagasy Ariary (MGA) only.

How much can I send to mobile money accounts in Madagascar?

Orange Money: 

  • You can send a maximum of MGA 5,000,000 per transfer
  • The combined daily limit for an Orange Money account cannot exceed MGA 10.000,000
  • The combined weekly limit for an Orange Money account cannot exceed MGA 20.000,000
  • The combined monthly limit for an Orange Money account cannot exceed MGA 50.000,000

What information do I need from my recipient to send to mobile money accounts in Madagascar?

  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full name. To avoid any delays. The recipient’s name should match the name on their mobile account exactly.
  • Address. We need your recipient’s city.
  • Mobile Money account number:
    • Fully registered and active Orange mobile money accounts only.
    • Length: 9 digits in total (excluding country code).
  • Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending fund to self”.
  • Contact mobile number. We use this number to send SMS notifications to your recipient when the funds have been credited. This may be different from the mobile money account number.
  • Email (optional). We use this to send an email to your recipient with details of the transaction. This is particularly useful in case they have issues receiving the SMS notifications.

Please ensure that all your recipient’s details are correct. Once you make your transaction, it is difficult for us to amend or stop the transfer, although we will always try our best to do so

What fees does my recipient pay in Madagascar?

WorldRemit does not charge your recipient any additional fees for the mobile money transaction. However, some local operators may charge them a fee when they withdraw funds as cash. This depends on the mobile operator’s policy and is not determined by WorldRemit.