Send money to India

From Amritsar to Madurai, WorldRemit has India covered.

  • The fast, simple way to send money to friends and family
  • Industry-leading payment security

How to send money to India

1. Choose how you want to send: select bank deposit or airtime top-up, and enter the amount. You can transfer to all banks in 1-2 working days. You'll see our low fees and exchange rate up front.

2. Enter the details of the person you’re sending to: choose from a list of people you’ve sent to in the past, or add a new recipient.

3. Pay for the transfer: both you and the recipient will get notifications by SMS and email when the money is sent and received.

Visit our FAQ page for more info on money transfers to India

Bank transfer

Same day

Transfer to all banks on the same day, including:

SBI (State Bank of India), Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Union Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Bank of Baroda, Yes Bank, IDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Canara Bank, Federal Bank, State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of Hyderabad.

United Bank of India Axis Bank ICICI Bank HDFC Bank State Bank of India

Mobile recharge

Instant top-up

Mobile airtime is added instantly to phones on: Airtel, Aircel, BSNL, Idea, Loop, MTS, Reliance, Tata Docomo, Tata Indicom, Uninor, Videocon GSM, Vodafone, Dish, Sun Direct, Tata Sky, and MTNL.

airtel aircel BSNL idea Loop MTS reliance tata docomo tata indicom uninor videocon vodafone dishtv Sun Direct Tata Sky MTLN

Recipients will get approximately 87% of the recharge value because India deducts tax locally.

Transfer money to India from around the world

WorldRemit makes it easy to perform fast money transfers to India from more than 140 countries around the world. Transfers can be made using any device so you can support family and friends living, working or travelling in India from home or while on the move.

Some of the most popular transfer routes include America to India and the UK to India, as well as from Australia and Canada.

Indian rupee exchange rate

We offer some of the most competitive exchange rates you’ll find to put more Indian rupees in the pockets of your family and friends. We also show you the fees and exchange rate you’ll receive upfront so you can ensure that WorldRemit is the cheapest and fastest way to send money to India before making the transfer.

How much Indian currency can you send?

The amount of money you can transfer to India depends on the country you are sending your money from and the particular service you choose. Every country has its own rules relating to money transfers, so it’s worth checking how much you can send before you begin.

To do this, simply select the transfer service you want to use in the blue send calculator at the top of this page. If the amount you’ve entered is above the maximum limit, a pop up will inform you of the amount you can send.

How safe is your money?

Your money couldn’t be safer. We transfer money to India thousands of times every week and use state-of-the-art technology to ensure the transactions are completed seamlessly. Every transfer is fast, low-cost and safe, and you and your recipient will receive an SMS notification as soon as the transfer is made.

Why choose WorldRemit?

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    Low cost

    Our low fees and exchange rates are shown upfront

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    Get your money to family and friends in minutes

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    It’s easy to use and we’re here to help round the clock

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    Believe the hype: 69,000+ 5 star reviews

Safe and Secure
Your money’s in safe hands with us

Our industry-leading technology protects your money and guarantees it arrives safely every time. We’re licensed by government regulators around the world, so you can be sure we meet the highest possible standards.

A better way to send money

Faster, simpler, safer – send to those you love today.

Here’s the proof
Trustpilot rates WorldRemit as excellent

All I can say is WorldRemit is the best way to send money around the world, because they are going to help you through any issues with sending and receiving money from around the world.

United States - George Osei Kuffour - 26th Mar 2018

Excellent service. Money gets delivered to the destination account straight away, no delay at all, not even during the weekend. I am extremely impressed.

United Kingdom - Daniel Rotimi - 27th Mar 2018

I made a good choice using WorldRemit. I find WorldRemit to be a company with integrity and dependable staff. I'm very pleased with them and would recommend them and will use them in the future. Thank you to the team at WorldRemit, you guys are great.

United States - Micheline Mandel - 26th Mar 2018

My transactions were easy and quick. Am really chuffed that the money goes into the reciever’s bank account and within minutes. Excellent service will definitely recommend.

Canada - Lucy Kennedy - 27th Mar 2018

Excellent service, well done I am more than happy 🙂. Please continue your hard work. I will strongly recommend this to anyone.

United States - Abdikarim Yusuf - 23rd Mar 2018

WorldRemit is the best way to send money to your family and friends very fast.

Italy - Rufus Idemendia - 26th Mar 2018

Very fast and efficient way to send money. I love it because I don't have to worry about the person not receiving the money. They call right away to let me know they have received the money.

United States - Alcon Andah - 23rd March 2018

It is so quick and so very easy. Five stars all the way. Thank you WorldRemit. 😊👍

New Zealand - Shirley Hoskin - 22nd March 2018

Thank You WorldRemit. This is the most convenient way of sending money to family and friends. WorldRemit makes the world smaller indeed. Thank you.

United Kingdom - Sue Lumumba - 21st Mar 2018

WorldRemit is the most reliable and has the best service.

Sweden - John Miana Jr - 20th March 2018

Forget Western Union. This service is second to none - quick , professional and cost-effective.

United Kingdom - Peter Murray - 20th Mar 2018

Love the back up service any questions they ring u back. just so impressed with the service world remit keep u informed of your transaction right through 2 pick up and the help line is wonderful cant recommend WorldRemit enough.

Australia - Rodney Tutungi - 20th Feb 2014

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