How do I pay for my transfer?


Sorry, we do not accept cash

WorldRemit does not accept cash as a means of paying for your money transfer.

As an online business, it would be very difficult for you to physically get the money to us. Also, for security reasons, it is important to know where money is coming from before it is sent abroad. It is much harder to do this with cash.

Debit & credit card

You can pay for your money transfer through WorldRemit using a debit or credit card in any of the countries where our service is available.

WorldRemit accepts Visa, Mastercard and Maestro.  When paying with a credit card you may be charged a cash advance fee so please check with your card provider.

Bank account payment services

In several countries, WorldRemit has partnered with respected, well-established online payment services. SOFORT, POLI, iDeal and Interac all connect directly to your internet banking service to offer fast, secure payments.

Instructions for using each method are provided during the payment stage of the transfer.

Your transfer will commence once WorldRemit has received the payment.

The maximum amount you can send may be lower for some countries.



Transfer method

Maximum amount

Compatible with

Australia & New Zealand

POLi: use internet banking details to make payment.

Find out more about POLi here.






All major banks.

Austria, Belgium, Germany, & United Kingdom


SOFORT: use internet banking details to make payment.

Find out more about SOFORT here.








All major banks


INTERAC:  use internet banking details to make payment.

Find out more about INTERAC here.




BMO, Scotiabank
TD Canada Trust,
and RBC Royal Bank





iDEAL: use internet banking details to make payment.

Find out more about iDEAL here.








All major banks







Manual bank payment (UK only):  If your bank does not support one of the options listed above, you can send the money directly from your bank account to WorldRemit’s account:

  • Use your online banking service to create a transfer to WorldRemit. The payment must be received by midnight.
    • Bank name: Barclays Bank
    • Account name: WorldRemit Ltd
    • Sort code: 20-27-48
    • Account number: 23533093
  • Important: If you choose this option, use your WorldRemit customer number as the bank transfer reference. e.g. WR012345.


Manual bank payment (Japan only): We can only accept bank transfers as the method of payment from Japan at the moment. Here’s how it works:

  • Ensure that you transfer the full amount of your transaction to our bank account:
    • Bank Name: Mitsui Sumitomo Banking Corporation (Bank Code 00009)
    • Branch: Head Office (Branch Code 200)
    • Account Type: Savings
    • Account Number: 3712969
  • Important: Funds must be transferred from your Japanese bank account, as we cannot accept payments from other countries. Use your WorldRemit customer number (e.g. WR01234567) as the reference when transferring funds to us. This will allow us to track it easily and ensure there’s no delay.
Where do I enter my promo/discount code?

From time-to-time, WorldRemit issues special Promo Codes that give customers a discount on their money transfer fee.

If you have a promotional code, you should select “Enter a Promo Code” on the Add Recipient page, type in the code, and press “Apply”.

Your discounted fee will be displayed when you reach the payment stage. 

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