Send money to India
The fast, safe and secure way to transfer money to India to make payments and help support family and friends.
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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.Find out more
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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!How we're secure
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!How fast?
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.
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.
What’s the best way to send money to India? Learn more about our transfer options by clicking on the links below.
How to send money to India
You can send money to India in minutes.
How do you want to send?
Choose our bank deposit or mobile recharge service by using the dropdown menu in the ‘Send to’ box on this page.Get started FAQs
Who are you sending to?
Make a transfer to someone you’ve sent money to before or add the details of a new recipient.Verifying your ID
How are you paying?
We provide a host of different online payment methods so you can find the most convenient option for you.Paying for your transfer
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.