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Mobile Money

Send to a mobile money account

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

⚡ Within minutes

Exchange rate

1 USD = 3574.41 UGX3574.41058 UGX

Fees from

0.99 USD

Please note: Mobile money transactions to MTN Uganda are delayed at the moment because of local connectivity issues. We’re confident that the issue will be resolved in the next few hours. So, don’t worry, you can still create a transaction with us, and it’ll automatically be processed once everything is up and running again. Transactions to other mobile networks remain unaffected.

Send to these networks:

MTN Uganda logo
Airtel Money logo
Warid-Pesa 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 = 3574.41 UGX3574.41058 UGX

Fees from

0.99 USD

Pick up from any branch of:

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 = 3574.41 UGX3574.41058 UGX

Fees from

0.99 USD

Pick up from any branch of:

 Centenary Bank Uganda logo
Standard Chartered Bank logo
DCFU Bank logo
Stanbic Bank logo
Barclays Bank logo

WorldRemit Wallet

Send to the WorldRemit Wallet

Transfer time 90% transfers to the WorldRemit Wallet are received in 3 minutes.

⚡ Within minutes

Exchange rate

1 USD = 3574.41 UGX3574.41058 UGX

Fees from

0.99 USD

Send to the WorldRemit Wallet

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:

MTN Uganda logo
Orange Uganda logo
Warid Uganda logo
Airtel Uganda logo
 Africell Uganda logo
Smart Telecom Uganda logo
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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 to send...

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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Mobile money transfer

Transfer money to MTN Mobile Money, Airtel Money and Warid Pesa accounts.

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Cash pickup

Your recipient will be able to collect the cash from a huge number of locations.

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Bank transfer

Transfer money to all banks in Uganda within one working day.

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WorldRemit Wallet

Send money directly into a WorldRemit Wallet securely, safely, and instantly.

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Mobile recharge

Mobile credit will be added to phones on Ugandan networks within minutes.

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"Incredibly simple, low cost and arrived to my friend in Uganda within minutes. Great service!"

UK Sarah Duncan • 2 months ago

"I needed to get money to our housekeeper in Uganda from Canada. The only way she can receive money is through Mobile Money. A friend told me about WorldRemit. Within hours our housekeeper received the money on her mobile phone from my phone on a boat in British Columbia. Because it was my first experience with WorldRemit, there was no charge! Fantastic service."

US Cheryl Lettenmaier • 3 months ago

"It’s a really good app, easy to use and fast. I just love WorldRemit."

Australia Cindy Rojas • 4 days ago

"It has been a stress-free experience. I would highly recommend WorldRemit to anyone. I will continue making use of their service. Their communication is excellent. Thank you!"

South Africa Melanie Groenewald • 6 days ago

"This platform of sending money to any part of the world is easy to use. Last 2 days I sent money to my country with good performance of the platform, my recipient received money within a day. Easy to Use I will recommend to people to use this app."

UK Muhammad Saleem • 9 days ago

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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Visit our FAQ center

How does mobile money 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

50.00

USD

They get

178720.53

UGX

+0

123456789

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 UGX

10 UGX

15 UGX

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

1234-5678-1234-5678
MM/YYYY
11/2020
Pay now

Success!

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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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Time to send

Send on the go and track your transfer with our app

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