Instant transfers to M-PESA in Kenya

From Mandera to Mombasa, WorldRemit has Kenya covered.

  • Send money instantly to mobile money accounts in Kenya
  • Transfer to all major banks in Kenya, including KES and USD accounts
  • Cash is available to collect instantly from Upesi Money Transfer, KCB, National Bank of Kenya, Diamond Trust Bank or Unimoni. 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

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How to send money to Kenya

1. How do you want to send? Choose between cash pickup, bank deposit, mobile money or airtime top up - there's more information on all of these below.

2. Who are you sending to? Add the details of your recipient or choose from a list of people you’ve sent to in the past.

3. How are you paying? Choose how to pay, and we'll send confirmation to both you and your recipient by SMS and email when your money is sent and received.

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

Bank transfer to Kenya

Within 1 working day
  • Transfer to any KES or USD account.
  • Transfer to all major banks within 1 working day.
  • If you're sending to an education institution, e.g. for school fees, please make sure a clear reference is provided so that the payment/s can be identified by the recipient. This could be your invoice number, a student's name or something similar.

For full information, please see our page on sending bank transfers to Kenya.

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Cash pickup in Kenya

Instant transfer

If you'd prefer to send your transfer as cash, your recipient could pick it up straight away from:

  • Co-Operative Bank
  • Diamond Trust Bank
  • Equity Bank
  • Gulf African Bank
  • KCB
  • National Bank of Kenya
  • NIC Bank
  • Unimoni
  • Upesi Money Transfer

For full information, please see our page on sending cash pickups to Kenya.

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View the full list of pickup locations in Kenya

Mobile money to Kenya

Instant transfer

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

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All you need to do is:

  • Check that your recipient already has a Mobile Money account
  • Make a note of their Mobile Money number, ready to make your transfer

For full information, please see our page on sending Mobile Money to Kenya.

Airtime top up in Kenya

Instant top up

Mobile airtime is added straight away to phones on Kenyan networks, such as Airtel, Safaricom, and Orange.

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For full information, please see our page on sending Airtime topups to Kenya.

Where can you send money to Kenya from?

At WorldRemit, we provide a fast, safe and cost-effective way to make a money transfer to Kenya online from more than 145 countries around the world. Some of our most popular routes include:

    • Australia to Kenya – If you have family or friends living, working or visiting Kenya then you can provide financial support by sending Australian dollars (AUD) to Kenya from more than 6,000 miles away.
    • Canada to Kenya – We offer excellent exchange rates on the Canadian dollar (CAD) to put more Kenyan shillings (KES) in your loved one’s pocket.
    • America to Kenya – Choose the best way to send US dollars (USD) to Kenya, whether it’s a cash pickup, bank deposit or airtime top-up.
    • UK to Kenya – Sending money to Kenya from the UK has never been easier. Transfer sterling (GBP) in three easy steps.

How many Kenyan shillings can you send?

The amount of money you can send to Kenya online depends on the transfer type you choose, the country you make the transfer from and the payment type.

Choose how you want to transfer money using our ‘Send to’ calculator and add the amount you’d like to send to find out.

Why choose WorldRemit?

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Awesome service. Urgently needed to get money to Uganda...A friend recommended it, and it worked fast and no issue.

Mama Shima - 1 month ago

Absolutely fantastic! Helpful and friendly people to deal with if u have any questions. Also very fast service! Paid from NZ to SA and money was showing in less than 12 hours.

Giselle de Beer - 1 month ago

I recently linked up with WorldRemit and I am truly happy with the services I get from them. For over 20 years I sent money to my friends and relatives in Nigeria and many times, it was like they were doing me a favor. I am glad I found this site, and I am here to stay. Thanks so much WorldRemit!

Marcellina John - 1 month ago

Amazing service, faultless and easy to use. What can I say, the whole process of transferring money was made easy with help always at hand and with professional service I cannot fault this WorldRemit at all. I highly recommend people who need to make money transfers to use this service. Thank you WorldRemit.

R Gore - 1 month ago

I am really impressed with the service. Transaction was concluded within minutes.

Haji Ahmed - 1 month ago

The easiest, quickest and most cost effective way of sending money abroad. Very efficient.

Clement Addai-Bempah - 2 months ago

The app is easy to used and zero hassle. The customer service is very good and would keep on using the app and I will highly recommend if you want hassle free transactions.

Cesar Ortiz - 2 months ago

I’m so happy for the service that WorldRemit provide. I paid for the service yesterday night and receive the money today! Even faster than the standard time.

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