Where can my recipient collect their funds?

From any Banque Atlantique branch. Click here to see a full list of pickup locations.

What currency can I send?

Central African Francs (XAF) only.

How much can I send?

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

What information do I need from my recipient?
  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full legal name. It must match their government-issued photo ID for them to successfully collect their funds.
  • Address. We need your recipient’s city.
  • 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 (optional). We use this to email your recipient with details of your transaction (eg. in case they have issues receiving the SMS notifications).
  • Sending reason. Family or friend Support, Purchase of services, Property payment, Sending fund to self.

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 government-issued photo ID
    • passport
    • national ID card
    • driving licence
    • “carte de réfugié”
    • foreigner’s residence card
    • any other government-issued photo ID
  • 10-digit transaction reference number, starting with “BA”. We’ll notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send a transaction reference number. Please quote this when collecting the funds.
When will funds be available for collection?

Usually within 15 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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