Instant transfers to M-PESA in Kenya

From Mandera to Mombasa, WorldRemit has Kenya covered.

  • Send money instantly to M-PESA mobile money accounts
  • Transfer to all major banks, including KES and USD accounts
  • Cash is available to collect instantly from Upesi Money Transfer, KCB, National Bank of Kenya or UAE Exchange branches. View the full list of pickup locations in Kenya
  • Your money is in safe hands with us: we've sent more than a million transfers to Kenya

How to send money to Kenya

1. Choose how you want to send: select M-Pesa, bank deposit, cash pickup or airtime top-up, and enter the amount you want to send. You'll see our low fees and exchange rate up front.

2. Enter your recipient's details: choose from a list of people you’ve sent to in the past, or add a new recipient.

3. Pay for the transfer: both you and the recipient will get notifications by SMS and email when the money is sent and received.

Visit our FAQ page for more info on money transfers to Kenya

Bank deposit

Next working day
    • Transfer to any KES or USD account.
    • Transfer to all major banks next working day.
    • If sending to business accounts (eg. for school fees), please provide the appropriate reference so payments can be identified by the recipient (e.g. invoice number, student name etc).

KCB Standard Chartered Barclays Bank Equity Bank UAExchange

Cash pickup

Instant transfer

Cash is available to collect instantly from Upesi Money Transfer, KCB, National Bank of Kenya or UAE Exchange branches listed below

 KCB Upesi UAExchange UAExchange

View the full list of pickup locations in Kenya

Mobile Money

Instant transfer

Money is added instantly to M-PESA accounts.


  • Please check that the recipient already has a Mobile Money account.
  • You will need the recipient's Mobile Money number.

Airtime top-up

Instant top-up

Mobile airtime is added instantly to phones on Airtel, Safaricom, and Orange.

safaricom airtel orange 



Why choose WorldRemit?

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    Low cost

    Our low fees and exchange rates are shown upfront

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    Get your money to family and friends in minutes

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    It’s easy to use and we’re here to help round the clock

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    We’ve sent millions of transfers to over 125 countries

Safe and Secure
Your money’s in safe hands with us

Our industry-leading technology protects your money and guarantees it arrives safely every time. We’re licensed by government regulators around the world, so you can be sure we meet the highest possible standards.

A better way to send money

Faster, simpler, safer – send to those you love today.

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Trustpilot rates WorldRemit as excellent

Love the back up service any questions they ring u back. just so impressed with the service world remit keep u informed of your transaction right through 2 pick up and the help line is wonderful cant recommend worldremit enough.

Australia - Rodney Tutungi

Fast and excellent service always...happy customer! Nothing beats the fact that my money transactions online is safe and processed really quick and could be done anywhere and at anytime. I recommend #worldremit...

United Kingdom - Mrs C A Ishola

Really good to use, fast transfers of funds. I use WorldRemit regularly and it's always the same fast, easy, no fuss transaction. Best company by far to send money.

United Kingdom - David Blyth

Quick smooth transactions. I find using WorldRemit services work very well. Once have account and receiver info entered before making transaction allows the process to be executed very quickly. Also like the fact they notify me when transaction has been completed.

Canada - Terry Coulson

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