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Mobile Money

Send to a mobile money account

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

⚡ Within minutes

Exchange rate

1 USD = 99.26 KES99.25952 KES

Fees from

0.99 USD

Send to these networks:

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 = 99.26 KES99.25952 KES

Fees from

0.99 USD

Send to all major banks in Kenya:

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 = 98.65 KES98.64932 KES

Fees from

0.99 USD

Pick up from any branch of:

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:

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We're fast

90% of our mobile money transfers to Kenya are paid in less than 10 minutes - and we sent almost 2 million transfers to Kenya in 2018!

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We're reliable

We’re the only online money transfer provider that gives you 4 different ways to send money to Kenya: bank transfer, airtime top up, mobile money and cash pickup. We have 15k cash pick up locations in Kenya and we send to all major Kenyan banks!

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We’re secure

Transfer money to Kenya safely and securely using any device. Whatever transfer type you choose, our industry-leading technology will keep it secure every step of the way.

Send money by…

So, what’s the best way to send money to Kenya? Read more about each transfer type by clicking on the links below.

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Bank transfer

Make a bank transfer to Kenyan Shilling and US Dollar accounts within 1 working day.

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Cash pickup

Send cash to Kenya that your recipient can collect from locations across the country.

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Mobile money transfer

Send money instantly to M-PESA or Equitel mobile money accounts.

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Airtime top up

Send airtime to the phones of family and friends in Kenya so you can stay in touch.

125,000 5 star reviews can't be wrong

"I am very impressed with how money got sent to Kenya without problems. Will definitely use it again!"

US Anjum Riyaz Nazerali • 4 months ago

"My first transfer of funds from the USA to Kenya went extremely well. Great customer service to handle a small issue on my side was handled with excellent service. I'll be using the App again, thank you."

US J Michael Smith • 4 months ago

"It’s a really good app, easy to use and fast. I just love WorldRemit."

Australia Cindy Rojas • 4 days ago

"It has been a stress-free experience. I would highly recommend WorldRemit to anyone. I will continue making use of their service. Their communication is excellent. Thank you!"

South Africa Melanie Groenewald • 6 days ago

"This platform of sending money to any part of the world is easy to use. Last 2 days I sent money to my country with good performance of the platform, my recipient received money within a day. Easy to Use I will recommend to people to use this app."

UK Muhammad Saleem • 9 days ago

How to send money to Kenya

You can transfer money to Kenya quickly and securely using any device. Follow the simple process below or click the links to find out more.

How do you want to send?

There are 4 ways you can send money to Kenya with low fees and guaranteed exchange rates for each.

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Who are you sending to?

Make a transfer to someone you’ve sent money to before or add the details of a new recipient in minutes.

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How are you paying?

We offer a range of payment methods so you can find the simplest and most convenient option for you.

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Visit our FAQ center

How does mobile money 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

50.00

USD

They get

4962.98

KES

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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 KES

10 KES

15 KES

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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Making money transfers easy

Not sure how to send money to Kenya? At WorldRemit, we’ve worked hard to simplify the process as much as possible. It takes just a couple of minutes to make a secure money transfer to family and friends in Kenya and we will send you and your recipient SMS and email notifications as soon as the transfer is complete.

Ready to get started?

Time to send

Send on the go and track your transfer with our app

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