Send cash pickups to Pakistan

See below for answers to your questions about sending money to Pakistan via cash pickup.

Where can my recipient collect the funds in Pakistan?

Pick up from any major bank in Pakistan, including the following:

  • Allied Bank
  • Bank Al Habib
  • Bank Alfalah
  • U Microfinance Bank
  • MCB
  • National Bank of Pakistan
  • The Bank of Punjab

When will funds be available to collect in Pakistan?

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 Pakistan?

Pakistani Rupee (PKR) only.

How much can I send for cash pickups in Pakistan?

  • Maximum per transfer = PKR 500,000

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 for sending cash pickups to Pakistan?

  • 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 transaction 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 transaction. 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 transaction, 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 Pakistan?

Allied Bank, Bank Al Habib, Bank of Punjab, MCB, National Bank of Pakistan:

  • Valid photo ID. This must be one of the following:
    • Passport
    • Pakistani driver’s license
    • CNIC (NB: It is a Computerized National Identity Card issued by Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority)
  • Quote 11-digit transaction reference number which starts with “PAK”. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send the transaction reference number. Please have your recipient quote this when collecting the funds.

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