Send money to a Kenyan bank account

The fast, simple way to make a bank transfer to Kenya

Use a computer, smartphone or tablet.

Money can be transferred quickly and safely from your bank to all major banks in Kenya, including:

KCB

KCB Bank
Transfer will be available next working day.

 

Barclays Bank

Barclays Bank
Transfer will be available next working day.

 

Equity Bank

Equity Bank
Transfer will be available next working day.

 

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered
Transfer will be available next working day.

 

UAExchange

UAExchange
Transfer will be available next working day.

 

Co-Operative Bank

Co-Operative Bank
Transfer will be available next working day.

 

DTB

DTB
Transfer will be available within 1 working day.

 

Transfer to any KES or USD account and cash will be ready to collect the next working day.

What is a bank transfer?

A bank transfer with WorldRemit allows you to send money to Kenyan bank accounts from more than 50 countries around the world. Transfers can be made to checking/current accounts, saving accounts and business accounts.

You can complete the bank transfer within minutes on any device, making this a quick and simple way to make payments and support family and friends working, living and travelling in Kenya.

The transfer can be completed online and paid for using a debit card or credit card. The person you’re sending to will usually be able to access the funds within one working day.

How to transfer money to a Kenyan bank account

Transferring money to a Kenyan bank account is easy. All you need to do is:

  1. Select the ‘Bank Deposit’ service from the blue ‘Send to’ box on this page
  2. Choose whether to make the transfer to a Kenyan shilling (KES) or US dollar (USD) account
  3. Enter the amount you want to transfer
  4. We’ll show you the highly competitive exchange rate you’ll receive and any fees upfront
  5. Enter your recipient’s details or choose from a list of people you’ve sent money to before
  6. Pay online using a credit or debit card
  7. You and your recipient will receive SMS and email notification once the transfer is complete

If sending to business accounts, please provide the appropriate reference so payments can be identified by your recipient (e.g. invoice number, student name etc).

KE

Why choose WorldRemit?

  • An illustration of a desktop PC and a mobile phone

    We're Simple

    No need to visit an agent. Send 90 currencies to 150 countries, from your smartphone or computer

  • An illustration of two hands forming a heart

    We're Safe

    Our industry-leading technology protects your money and guarantees it arrives safely every time

  • An illustration of a spaceship

    We're Fast

    90% of our transactions are authorised in minutes

  • An illustration of a piggy bank

    We're Low cost

    See our low fees and the best exchange rates up front, with no hidden costs

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.

  • Safe and secure - verified by Visa
  • Safe and secure - Mastercard
  • Safe and secure - Microsoft Azure
  • Safe and secure - PCI

Send on the go and track your transfer with our app

A graphic of a phone screen, showing a family outside a house.
A graphic showing the screen of WorldRemit's app with a number keyboard at the bottom.
A graphic showing the screen of WorldRemit's app with a success message displayed.