Where can my recipient collect their funds?

From any MGL/ MUTEC branches. Click here to see a full list of pickup locations.

What currency can I send?

Burundian Franc (BIF) only.

How much can I send?
  • Minimum per transaction =  equivalent of USD/GBP/EUR 20
  • Maximum per transaction / Monthly limit per recipient = BIF 5,500,000 

The maximum amount you can send will also be dependent on where you are sending from and the payment method that you choose. Please click here for more details.

  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full legal name. It must match the name on their government-issued photo ID for them to successfully collect their funds. 
  • Full Address. Please enter your recipient’s full address. It must match the address on their government-issued photo ID for them to successfully collect their funds.
  • Mobile number. We use this to send an SMS notification to your recipient with the transaction number, informing them that their funds are ready to be collected.
  • Email (optal). We use this to email your recipient with details of your transaction (e.g. in case they have issues receiving the SMS notifications).

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that all your recipient’s details are correct. Once you make the transaction, it’s difficult for us to amend or stop the transfer, although we’ll always try our best to do so. However, this could lead to delays.

What should my recipient show when collecting funds?
  • Identification. This must be a valid, government-issued photo ID, such as a passport or ID card.
  • Quote the 9-digit transaction reference number. We’ll notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send a transaction reference number.
When will funds be available for collection?

Usually within minutes. We’ll notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when they are ready for collection.

From time to time, we (or our local partners) may require certain documentation from you in order to comply with our regulatory obligations. We will contact you in such instances but rest assured, we will always endeavour to make this as pain-free as possible. Please note that we cannot complete the transaction without this info.

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