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Bank Transfer

Send directly to a bank

Transfer time 90% of bank transfers with WorldRemit are completed the same day.

Same day

Exchange rate

1 USD = 1.0 USD1.0 USD

Fees from

0.99 USD

Send to all major banks in Ethiopia:

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
Awash Bank
Dashen Bank
Abay Bank
Nib International Bank
Addis Bank
Enat Bank
Coop Bank of Oromia
Bank of Abyssinia
Berhan Bank
Oromia International Bank
Debub Global Bank
Wegagen Bank
Bunna International Bank

Cash Pickup

Send money for cash pickup

Transfer time 95% of WorldRemit cash pickup transfers are available to collect in 3 minutes.

⚡ Within minutes

Exchange rate

1 USD = 1.0 USD1.0 USD

Fees from

0.99 USD

Pick up from any branch of:

Mobile Money

Send to a mobile money account

Transfer time 90% of WorldRemit Mobile Money transfers are received in less than 10 minutes.

Within 2 working days

Exchange rate

1 USD = 32.55 ETB32.5516 ETB

Fees from

0.99 USD

Send to these networks:

CBE Birr

Airtime Top up

Send money for airtime top up

Transfer time 90% of WorldRemit airtime transfers are received in less than 10 minutes.

⚡ Within minutes

Fees from

0.00 USD

Send to these networks:

Ethio Telecom
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We're flexible

We make sending funds to friends and family in Ethiopia simple by giving you a range of choices on how to transfer the money. You can send money via instant bank transfer, cash pickup or even airtime top-up.

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We’re secure

The best way to send money to Ethiopia is to do so as safely and securely as possible. That’s where our industry-leading technology comes in, allowing you to transfer funds with no risk of your personal details being exposed.

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We're fast

Our cash pickup service is so speedy you’ll be able to send money to Ethiopia in no time at all. So if you’re in a hurry, use WorldRemit.

Send money by…

Not quite sure how to transfer money to Ethiopia? We currently offer the following simple and convenient methods:

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Bank transfer

Transfer funds to the country’s major banks for access within 1-2 working days.

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Cash pickup

The money you send to Ethiopia will be ready to collect immediately from any major banks.

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Mobile money transfer

You can now send money to any mobile number in Ethiopia that is registered with CBE Birr.

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Airtime top up

Send instant mobile phone credit to any mobile phone on the Ethio Telecom network.

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US Leny S Martin • 2 months ago

"Very easy to use App. Very efficient transfer in a timely manner. I like it very much. Very satisfied."

US Shelia Nalls • 3 months ago

"This is a very good app, I used it a few times and the service is great, it's easy to use and you could send money in a couple of minutes to almost anywhere in the world. The sign up is easy and quick. I like WorldRemit a lot; I'll be using them again in the future. Thank you, WorldRemit."

US Shirley Pacai • 3 months ago

"I find WorldRemit reliable and easy and fast to send cash overseas. App is simple to use and understand. Based on my personal experience I can recommend WorldRemit to others too."

PH Petri MA Otranen • 3 months ago

"Great way to help your friends and relatives. This service did exactly what it said it would. Good feedback and enough locations for friends and family to pick up the money."

US Norman Stites • 3 months ago

How does bank deposit work?

Enter an amount

Enter how much you would like to send - you’ll see our rates and fees upfront.

Add a recipient

You’ll just need their phone number

You send



They get





Add a recipient

Add a new recipient or choose from a list of those you previously sent to.

Select an amount

There are no fees on our airtime transfers!

Choose Send Amount

Send 10 USD

10 USD

15 USD

Pay and relax

Pay by your chosen method. We’ll notify you and your recipient when your money arrives.

Pay and relax

We’ll send you both an SMS as soon as the airtime's added

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We know that your money matters

It doesn’t matter if you’re paying suppliers or sending money back home like Hiyaw, an Ethiopian chef based in Washington DC, you need to know that your money transfer service guarantees your funds. You can rest assured your cash will get there with us. We’ll even send an SMS and email notification to let you know when the transfer is complete.

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