Send money to Tanzania online

From Musoma to Mtwara, WorldRemit has Tanzania covered.

  • The fast, simple way to send money to friends and family in Tanzania
  • Industry-leading payment security

How to send money to Tanzania

1. How do you want to send? Choose between cash pickup, bank deposit, mobile money or airtime top up - there's more information on all of these below.

2. Who are you sending to? Add the details of your recipient or choose from a list of people you’ve sent to in the past.

3. How are you paying? Choose how to pay, and we'll send confirmation to both you and your recipient by SMS and email when your money is sent and received.

For more information on money transfers to Tanzania, visit our FAQ or check out our options below!

Bank Transfers to Tanzania

Next day

Transfer to The People's Bank of Zanzibar and it will be available to collect the next working day.

Cash pickup in Tanzania

Instant transfer

Great news! If you'd like to send your money as cash, your recipient will be able to pick it up straight away from branches of:

  • The People's Bank of Zanzibar
  • Diamond Trust Bank

Money Transfer to Tanzania

View the full list of The People's Bank of Zanzibar branches in Tanzania

View the full list of Diamond Trust Bank branches in Tanzania

Mobile money in Tanzania

Instant / next working day

Instant transfers to Tigo Pesa mobile wallet.

Transfers to Ezy Pesa and Vodacom M-Pesa Mobile Money accounts will arrive on the next working day.  

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All you need to do is make sure the person you're sending to already has a Mobile Money account and make a note of their Mobile Money number

Airtime top up in Tanzania

Instant top up

Want to send via mobile airtime? Your airtime will be added straight away to phones on:

  • Tigo
  • Vodacom
  • Zantel
  • Smart

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Where can you transfer money to Tanzania from?

Wherever you are, we make it easy for you to make payments and transfer money to your family and friends in Tanzania. Send money to Tanzania online from more than 145 countries around the world, using any device.

Some of our most popular transfer routes include:

  • UK to Tanzania – Transfer money to Tanzania and receive excellent exchange rates when switching pounds sterling (GBP) to Tanzanian shillings
  • USA to Tanzania – Choose the most convenient way to transfer money to Tanzania to help support family and friends
  • Canada to Tanzania – Receive low fees when transferring Canadian dollars (CAD) to Tanzania
  • Australia to Tanzania – Complete your transfer at home or on the move

How much money can you send to Tanzania?

The limits that apply to transfers to Tanzania depend on the type of transfer you want to make, your method of payment and the country you’re sending the money from. All you need to do is choose the transfer type in the ‘Send to’ box on this page, enter the amount you want to send and a pop up will appear if it's over our limit.

What is the exchange rate for Tanzanian shillings?

We make it cheap and easy to send money to Tanzania online. As an international money transfer specialist, we offer bank-beating exchange rates that are some of the most competitive you’ll find online. We also show you the exchange rate you’ll receive upfront so you can make sure you’re getting the best deal.

Just choose your transfer type, enter the amount of money you want to send and you’ll see the exchange rate along with any fees that apply.

Why choose WorldRemit?

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    Low cost

    Our low fees and exchange rates are shown upfront

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    Get your money to family and friends in minutes

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    It’s easy to use and we’re here to help round the clock

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    Believe the hype: 120,000+ 5 star reviews

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. We’re licensed by government regulators around the world, so you can be sure we meet the highest possible standards.

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Faster, simpler, safer – send to those you love today.

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Excellent and easy way to transfer money abroad to friends and family, completely hassle free

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R Gore - 3 months ago

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Clement Addai-Bempah - 4 months ago

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