Send mobile money to Congo DRC

See below for answers to your questions about sending money to Congo DRC via Mobile Money.

Which mobile money accounts can I send to in Congo DRC?

You can send to Airtel mobile money accounts

The mobile money account must be (1) fully registered and (2) active.

When will funds be credited to mobile money accounts in Congo DRC?

Airtel Money accounts:

  • Instant

We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are credited. 

Sometimes we may require further information from you to comply with our regulatory requirements. If this is the case, we will email you.

What currencies can I send to mobile money accounts in Congo DRC?

US Dollars (USD) only.

How much can I send to mobile money accounts in Congo DRC?

Airtel Money accounts:

  • A maximum of USD 1,000 per transfer.

What information do I need from my recipient to send mobile money to Congo DRC?

  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full name. To avoid any delays, the recipient’s name should match the name registered on their mobile money account.
  • Address. We need your recipient’s city. 
  • Mobile Money account number:
    • Fully registered and active Airtel Money
    • Length: 9 digits in total (excluding country code).
  • Contact mobile number. We use this number to send SMS notifications to your recipient. This may be different from the mobile wallet number.

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.

What fees does my recipient pay in Congo DRC?

WorldRemit does NOT charge your recipient any additional fees for the Mobile Money transaction.

However, some local operators may charge them a fee when they withdraw funds as cash. This depends on the mobile operator’s policy and is not determined by WorldRemit.

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