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Bank Transfer

Send directly to a bank

Transfer time 90% of bank transfers with WorldRemit are completed the same day.

Same day

Exchange rate

1 USD = 74.31 INR74.3136 INR

Fees from

1.99 USD

Please note that bank transactions to India may be delayed on the 1st and 2nd of April because of the public holiday.

Send to all banks in India:

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Bank of Baroda
Federal Bank
Kotak Mahindra
Punjab National Bank
Yes Bank

Airtime Top up

Send money for airtime top up

Transfer time 90% of WorldRemit airtime transfers are received in less than 10 minutes.

⚡ Within minutes

Fees from

0.00 USD

Please note that we no longer accept payments through credit cards. You can still use all other forms of payment.

Send to these networks:

Bill Payments

Send to a Bill Payment account

New Service

Exchange rate

1 USD = 73.14 INR73.14479 INR

Fees from

0.00 USD

New Service For the first time, you can now make a payment directly to gas, water, electricity, television and other types of companies on behalf of yourself or someone else.

Save 25% on average with WorldRemit

Save 25% on average

WorldRemit is on average 25% cheaper against Ria, Western Union and Moneygram (when sending $200). Comparison based on the average cost to send using data sourced from the World Bank for Q4 2019.

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Track our rates

We show you our low fees and bank-beating exchange rates upfront so you can be sure you’re getting the best deal. You can track our rates by signing up for our daily exchange rate notifications.

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We’re secure

Our industry-leading technology makes sure that every time you send money to India the transfer is completely secure - and we sent almost 1 million transfers to India in 2018!

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We’re fast and easy

90% of our bank transfers to India arrive in less than 10 minutes and airtime is added to Indian mobiles almost immediately!

What type of Indian bank accounts can you send money to?

You can send money to checking/current, savings and business accounts with all the major banks in India. Funds will usually be credited to personal accounts on the same day and business accounts within 1-2 working days. We will notify you by SMS and email when the funds have been credited. Indian regulations mean that we cannot process transfers to charitable foundations, religious organisations or trusts of any kind.  

What is the maximum amount you can send to India with WorldRemit?

  • Bank Transfer – There’s a maximum limit of 1,500,000 Indian rupees (INR) for transfers to business accounts in India. The limit for personal accounts depends on the country you make the transfer from and your chosen payment method. You’ll be told if your transfer amount exceeds the limit when you enter it into our calculator.
  • Airtime Top-Up – You’ll be presented with a range of top-up amounts for that operator when you enter a valid mobile phone number. Pay for the top-up online and the mobile recharge will be made within minutes.

Transfer money to India with our app

Sending money to India? Transfers are even easier with the WorldRemit app on Android and iOS. Check our super-low fees and exchange rates before you send, enjoy easy repeat transfers and track your money on the go.

Is money transferred to India taxable?

No tax is payable on the money you transfer to family and friends in India. None at all. That means the Indian rupees you’ll see when entering your transfer amount into our calculator is the exact amount your recipient will receive.

Transfer options

What’s the best way to send money to India? Learn more about our transfer options by clicking on the links below.

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Bank transfer

Make a transfer to accounts with all Indian banks on the same day.

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Airtime top up

Add mobile credit to the prepaid phones of family and friends in India.

125,000 5 star reviews can't be wrong

"Great app and I am very satisfied with their services when I am sending money to the Philippines. Fast, reliable, and always gives updates and feedback."

US Leny S Martin • 2 months ago

"Very easy to use App. Very efficient transfer in a timely manner. I like it very much. Very satisfied."

US Shelia Nalls • 3 months ago

"This is a very good app, I used it a few times and the service is great, it's easy to use and you could send money in a couple of minutes to almost anywhere in the world. The sign up is easy and quick. I like WorldRemit a lot; I'll be using them again in the future. Thank you, WorldRemit."

US Shirley Pacai • 3 months ago

"I find WorldRemit reliable and easy and fast to send cash overseas. App is simple to use and understand. Based on my personal experience I can recommend WorldRemit to others too."

PH Petri MA Otranen • 3 months ago

"Great way to help your friends and relatives. This service did exactly what it said it would. Good feedback and enough locations for friends and family to pick up the money."

US Norman Stites • 3 months ago

How does bank deposit work?

Enter an amount

Enter how much you would like to send - you’ll see our rates and fees upfront.

Add a recipient

You’ll just need their phone number

You send



They get





Add a recipient

Add a new recipient or choose from a list of those you previously sent to.

Select an amount

There are no fees on our airtime transfers!

Choose Send Amount

Send 10 INR

10 INR

15 INR

Pay and relax

Pay by your chosen method. We’ll notify you and your recipient when your money arrives.

Pay and relax

We’ll send you both an SMS as soon as the airtime's added

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Transfer money wherever you are

We make it easy to transfer money to India from 50 countries around the world. That includes the UK, the United States, Australia, Canada and many more. Simply download the app or access the website and complete the transfer using any device, whether you’re at home or on the move.

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Time to send

Send on the go and track your transfer with our app

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