Which banks can I send to in Cameroon?

You can transfer money to any bank in Cameroon.

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What type of bank accounts can I send to in Cameroon?

You can send to checking/current, savings and business accounts.

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When will funds be credited to bank accounts in Cameroon?

Transfers to UBA Cameroon:

Within 2 hours on local business days.

Transfers to other banks:

Usually within 2-3 working days. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are credited. 

We may 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.

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What currencies can I send to bank accounts in Cameroon?

Central Africa Francs (XAF) only.

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How much can I send to bank accounts in Cameroon?

Transfers to UBA Cameroon:

  • Maximum per transfer: XAF 1,000,000 

Transfers to other banks:

  • Minimum per transfer: XAF 5,000
  • Maximum per transfer: XAF 10,000,000

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What information do I need from my recipient for bank transfers to Cameroon?

Transfers to UBA Cameroon:

  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full name. To avoid any delays, the recipient’s name should match the name on their bank statement exactly.
  • Address. We need your recipient’s city.
  • Account details. We need your recipient’s (1) branch name, (2) bank code, (2) branch code and (4) account number- usually 12-14 digits.
  • Mobile number - We use this to send an SMS notification to your recipient informing them that their funds have been credited.
  • Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending fund to self”.
  • 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.

Transfers to other banks:

  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full name. To avoid any delays, the recipient’s name should match the name on their bank statement exactly.
  • Address. We need your recipient’s city.
  • Account details. We need your recipient’s:
    • Bank name
    • Account number- 13 digits including 2 digit account key ‘clé RIB’
    • Bank code- 5 digits
    • Branch code- 5 digits ‘code guichet’.
  • Mobile number. We use this to send an SMS notification to your recipient informing them that their funds have been credited.
  • Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending fund to self”.
  • 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.

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