Send money to Uganda

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From Arua to Kabale, we make it easy to transfer money to Uganda so you can support your family and friends.

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We’re where you need us

We’re the only online money transfer provider in Uganda that gives you 5 different transfer options: choose between bank transfer, mobile money, airtime top up, wallet or cash pick up from over 15k locations.

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We're secure

We use state-of-the-art technology to secure your Uganda money transfer every step of the way. Get the peace of mind that comes from knowing your money and personal details are safe.

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We're fast

We're the fast, simple way to send money to Uganda. More than 90% of our mobile money transfers to Uganda arrive in less than 10 minutes, so you can make payments and support loved ones more quickly.

How fast?

What’s the fastest way to send money to Uganda?

Make a quick, simple and secure money transfer to Uganda using one of the five options below.

  • Bank Transfer – Make a transfer to checking/current, savings and business accounts with all the major banks in Uganda and the funds will usually be credited within one working day.

  • Cash Pickup – Send cash to Uganda that can be collected by your recipient from more than 15,000 locations across the country within minutes of the transfer being made.

  • Mobile Money – Mobile money transfers to MTN Uganda will be credited instantly 24/7. Funds will be credited to Warid Pesa and Airtel Pesa wallets within one working day.

  • WorldRemit Wallet – Send money directly to your recipient’s WorldRemit Wallet and the funds will usually be available instantly.

  • Airtime Top-Up – It’s not just money you can send to Uganda with WorldRemit. You can also top-up phones on the MTN, Warid, Orange, Airtel, Africell and Smart networks within minutes so you can stay in touch.

What’s the best way to transfer money Uganda?

If you were making a purchase online or in a shop, you’d compare prices first to make sure you’re getting the best deal. You should do the same when transferring money to Uganda.

  • Exchange rates – We offer extremely competitive exchange rates when converting your currency to Ugandan shillings (UGX) that are consistently better than you’ll receive. We show you our exchange rates upfront so you can make sure more your money ends up in your recipient’s pocket.

  • Transfer fees – At WorldRemit, you pay a single, super-low fee on transfers to Uganda that we’ll show you upfront. There’s also nothing for your recipient to pay

  • Transfer times – If time is of the essence, we have transfer methods that can get your funds to your recipient within minutes.

  • Transfer methods – With five different ways to send money to your loved ones in Uganda, you’re sure to find a convenient option for you.

It’s even better with our app 

Download the WorldRemit app on Android and iOS to send money to Uganda using any smart device. Get the best rates with real-time Ugandan shilling currency alerts, enjoy easy repeat transfers and track your money wherever you are.

A wide choice of ways to send money online

What’s the best way to send money to Uganda? Click the links below to learn more about our transfer options.

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How to send money

Sending money to Uganda is quick, simple and secure. Read the information below and follow the links for more.

How do you want to send?

You can transfer money to Uganda in 4 different ways. Select your transfer type in the ‘Send to’ box on this page.

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Who are you sending to?

Transfer money to Uganda from over 50 countries around the world. Choose an existing recipient or add the details of someone new.

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How are you paying?

There are lots of ways to pay for your Uganda money transfer, from debit and credit card to bank transfer, Apple Pay and more.

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Making your money go further

Making your money go further

When you make payments or transfer money to family and friends in Uganda, you want to make sure more of your money ends up in your recipient’s pocket. At WorldRemit, we show you our low fees and bank-beating exchange rates upfront, so you can be sure you’re getting the best possible deal.

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