Send cash pickups to Nepal

See below for answers to your questions about sending cash pickups to Nepal.

Where can my recipient collect the funds in Nepal?

Your recipient can pick up cash from Citizen's Bank, NIC Asia Bank or Samsara branches in Nepal.

Please click the link for full list of cash pickup locations in Nepal.

When will funds be available to collect in Nepal?

Usually within a few minutes. We may sometimes require further information from you before we can process the transfer in order to comply with our regulatory requirements. We will email you if this is the case.

What currencies can I send for cash pickups in Nepal?

Nepalese Rupee (NPR) only.

How much can I send for cash pickups to Nepal?

  • Maximum per transfer = NPR 1 Million

Note: If the transfer is over NPR 100,000 the cash transfer will be credited in the receiver’s account over the counter

  • Maximum per recipient per day = Unlimited

There may be lower limits depending on the country where you are sending from and the payment method used to fund the transfer. Please see the relevant section in Payments for more info.

What information do I need from my recipient to collect funds in Nepal?

  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full legal name. It must match their valid, government-issued photo ID for them to successfully collect their funds.
  • Address. We need your recipient’s city.
  • Mobile number. We use this to send an SMS notification to your recipient with the transfer reference number which they will need in order to collect the funds. We will also inform them when their funds are ready to be collected.
  • Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending fund to self”.
  • Email (optional). We use this to email your recipient with details of the transfer. This is particularly useful in case they have issues receiving the SMS notifications.

Please ensure that all your recipient’s details are correct. Once you make your transfer, it is difficult for us to amend or stop the transfer, although we will always try our best to do so.

What should my recipient show when collecting funds in Nepal?

Valid photo ID. This must be one of the following:

  • Passport
  • Citizenship ID card
  • Driving licence 

Quote “Samsara” and the 8-digit transfer reference number. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send the transfer reference number. Please have your recipient quote this when collecting the funds.