Click on any of the following links for more information on sending mobile money transfers to Guatemala:

What fees does my recipient pay in Guatemala?

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

  • 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 Tigo mobile money accounts only.
  • Contact mobile number. We use this number to send SMS notifications to your recipient when the funds have been credited. This can be different from the mobile money account number.
  • Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending fund to self”.

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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How much can I send to mobile money accounts in Guatemala?

  • Maximum per transfer = GTQ 8,000
  • Maximum balance on recipient’s wallet = GTQ 8,000
  • Max number of transfers per day = 5

There may be lower limits depending on the country where you are sending from and the payment method used to fund the transfer. Please see the relevant section in Payments for more info.

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What currencies can I send to mobile money accounts in Guatemala?

Guatemalan Quetzales (GTQ) only.

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When will funds be credited to mobile money accounts in Guatemala?


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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Which mobile money accounts can I send to in Guatemala?

Tigo mobile money accounts.

The mobile money account must be:

  • Fully registered, and
  • Active


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