Send money to Warid Pesa accounts in Uganda


Warid Pesa, Uganda

Send money to Warid Pesa mobile money accounts online from thousands of miles away and the funds will be credited within minutes.

  • Please check that your recipient has a registered and active Warid Pesa account
  • You’ll need their Warid Pesa account number and mobile phone number

How can I use a Warid Pesa mobile money account?

Warid Pesa is one of several mobile money services that are available in Uganda. Once you’ve registered for your Warid Pesa account, you can start making transactions immediately. You’ll be able to send and receive money from any network in Uganda, pay for goods and services and convert real money into electronic money and vice-versa, by visiting any authorised Warid Pesa outlet.  

How to send money using Warid Pesa?

There are two ways you can send and receive money using your Warid Pesa account. Firstly, you can use the WorldRemit’s online money transfer service to send money directly to family and friends’  Warid Pesa mobile money accounts.

You can also send money directly from your Warid Pesa account to other Warid Pesa accounts or to accounts with other mobile money providers. For example, Warid Pesa customers in Uganda can send money from their accounts to the MTN Mobile Money and Airtel Money accounts of their recipients.

How to send mobile money to Warid Uganda?

Making a Warid mobile money transfer to Uganda with WorldRemit is easy. You can send a maximum of 5,000,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) per transfer. Although lower limits may apply depending on the country you make the transfer from and your payment method. The funds will usually be credited to Warid Pesa accounts within 2-4 hours during local business hours (Monday-Saturday).

All you need to do is:

  • Select the ‘Mobile Money Transfer’ service in the blue box on this page
  • Enter the amount you want to send
  • Sign in or create an account if you haven’t already
  • Enter your recipient’s details or pick from a list of people you’ve sent to before
  • Choose how you want to pay and pay online

We’ll send you and your recipient SMS and email notifications when the funds have been credited.

What currencies can you send to Warid Pesa in Uganda?

The only currency you can send to Warid Pesa mobile money accounts in Uganda is the Ugandan Shilling. We’ll convert your currency using bank-beating exchange rates that we’ll show you upfront. We’ll also show you exactly how many Ugandan Shillings will arrive in your recipient’s Warid Pesa account, so you can be confident you’re getting a great deal. 


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