Which mobile wallets can I send to?

Fully registered and active MTN Mobile Money wallets only.

What currency can I send?

Rwandan Franc (RWF) only.

How much can I send?
  • A minimum of RWF 100 per transfer.
  • A maximum of RWF 2,000,000 per transaction.
  • A maximum of RWF 10,000,000 over 30 days.
What information do I need from my recipient?
  • 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 MTN Rwanda 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.

How long will it take for the Mobile Money to be credited?

Usually within minutes. We’ll notify you and your recipient, by email and SMS, when the Mobile Money has been credited.

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 endeavor to make this as pain-free as possible. Please note that we cannot complete the transaction without this info.

What fees does my recipient pay?

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 beyond WorldRemit’s control.

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