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Bank Transfer

Send directly to a bank

Transfer time 90% of bank transfers with WorldRemit are completed the same day.

Same day

Exchange rate

1 USD = 14.14 ZAR14.1393 ZAR

Fees from

3.99 USD

Send to all major banks across South Africa:

FNB Bank logo
Nedbank South Africa logo
Standard Bank South  Africa logo
Capitec Bank logo
Absa Bank South Africa logo

Cash Pickup

Send money for cash pickup

Transfer time 95% of WorldRemit cash pickup transfers are available to collect in 3 minutes.

⚡ Within minutes

Exchange rate

1 USD = 14.14 ZAR14.1393 ZAR

Fees from

3.99 USD

Pick up from any branch of Mukuru.

Airtime Top up

Send money for airtime top up

Transfer time 90% of WorldRemit airtime transfers are received in less than 10 minutes.

⚡ Within minutes

Fees from

0.00 USD

Send to these networks:

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Cell C Mobile logo
MTN South Africa logo
Vodacom logo
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Want to make sure you get the best deal? Sign up for our daily exchange rate notifications to guarantee bank-beating exchange rates and low fees on all our transfer types.

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We’re secure

Industry-leading security is at the heart of everything we do. Transfer money to South Africa using any device and you can rest assured that your cash and personal details are completely secure.

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We’re fast

Choose from 1 of 3 ways to make payments and help support family and friends in South Africa. Make a bank transfer, send money for cash pickup or top up your loved ones’ airtime so you can stay in touch.

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What’s the best way to send money to South Africa? Find out about our transfer types and follow the links for more information.

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Bank transfer

Transfer money to major banks in South Africa in 1 working day.

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Cash pickup

Send money to South Africa that can be collected from all branches of Mukuru.

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Airtime top up

Mobile credit can be sent to phones on the 8ta, MTN, Cell C and Vodacom networks.

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US Leny S Martin • 20 days ago

"Very easy to use App. Very efficient transfer in a timely manner. I like it very much. Very satisfied."

US Shelia Nalls • 24 days ago

"This is a very good app, I used it a few times and the service is great, it's easy to use and you could send money in a couple of minutes to almost anywhere in the world. The sign up is easy and quick. I like WorldRemit a lot; I'll be using them again in the future. Thank you, WorldRemit."

US Shirley Pacai • 1 month ago

"I find WorldRemit reliable and easy and fast to send cash overseas. App is simple to use and understand. Based on my personal experience I can recommend WorldRemit to others too."

PH Petri MA Otranen • 1 month ago

"Great way to help your friends and relatives. This service did exactly what it said it would. Good feedback and enough locations for friends and family to pick up the money."

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How to send money to South Africa

Find out how to send money to South Africa online in a quick, cost-effective and simple way. Follow the links for more information.

How do you want to send?

Choose the transfer type from the options in the ‘Send to’ box on this page and complete the transfer using any device.

Who are you sending to?

Send money to someone in South Africa you have sent to before or add the details of a new recipient.

How are you paying?

Pay for your money transfer online using a debit or credit card, bank transfer, Apple Pay and more.

Visit our FAQ center

How does bank deposit work?

Enter an amount

Enter how much you would like to send - you’ll see our rates and fees upfront.

Add a recipient

You’ll just need their phone number

You send



They get





Add a recipient

Add a new recipient or choose from a list of those you previously sent to.

Select an amount

There are no fees on our airtime transfers!

Choose Send Amount

Send 10 ZAR

10 ZAR

15 ZAR

Pay and relax

Pay by your chosen method. We’ll notify you and your recipient when your money arrives.

Pay and relax

We’ll send you both an SMS as soon as the airtime's added

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Making your money go further

At WorldRemit, we have made it simple to send money to South Africa from more than 50 countries around the world, so you can make payments and support loved ones from the UK, United States, Australia, Canada and more. We also offer bank-beating exchange rates and low fees to put more money in your recipient’s pocket.

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