Instant transfers to Mobile Money in Uganda

From Arua to Kabale, WorldRemit has Uganda covered.

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

How to send money to Uganda

1. Choose how you want to send: select mobile money, cash pickup, bank deposit or airtime top-up, and enter the amount you want to send. You'll see our low fees and exchange rate up front.

2. Enter your recipient's details: choose from a list of people you’ve sent to in the past, or add a new recipient.

3. Pay for the transfer: both you and the recipient will get notifications by SMS and email when the money is sent and received.

Bank deposit

1 working day

Transfer to all banks within 1 working day. 

Cash pickup

Instant transfer

Cash is available to collect instantly from any of the following networks:

  • Any branch of Shumuk Forex Bureau, Supergate Forex Bureau, La-Cedri Bureau de Change or any UAE Exchange branch in Kampala
  • Any Xpress Money network agents, which include Pride Microfinance, Diamond Trust Bank, Ugafode Microfinance branches (and many more)

View the full list of pickup locations for Shumuk Forex Bureau, Supergate Forex Bureau, La-Cedri Bureau de Change and UAE Exchange branches in Kampala 

View the full list of Xpress Money network agents in Uganda

Mobile Money

Instantly / 1-2 hours

Instant transfers to MTN Mobile Money.

Transfers to Airtel Money and Warid Pesa accounts will be credited within two hours during local business hours (Mon-Sat).

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  • Please check that the recipient already has a Mobile Money account.
  • You will need their Mobile Money number.

Airtime top-up

Instant transfer

Mobile airtime is added instantly to phones on MTN, Orange, Warid, Airtel, Africell, and Smart.

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Why choose WorldRemit?

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    Low cost

    Our low fees and exchange rates are shown upfront

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    Fast

    Get your money to family and friends in minutes

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    Simple

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

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    Trusted

    We’ve sent millions of transfers to over 125 countries

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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Australia - Rodney Tutungi

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United Kingdom - Mrs C A Ishola

Really good to use, fast transfers of funds. I use WorldRemit regularly and it's always the same fast, easy, no fuss transaction. Best company by far to send money.

United Kingdom - David Blyth

Quick smooth transactions. I find using WorldRemit services work very well. Once have account and receiver info entered before making transaction allows the process to be executed very quickly. Also like the fact they notify me when transaction has been completed.

Canada - Terry Coulson

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