To check the status of your transfers on Remitly.com, sign in to your account and select Transaction history. A list of all your in progress and delivered transactions is available.
Or, open the Remitly app on your mobile or tablet device. When you are logged in to the app, you are automatically taken to your Transfers so that you can easily view their status.
To help you track the status of your transfer, we will always send you status updates when your transfer is initiated and when it is completed. After your transfer is completed, both you and your recipient will receive a notification that the money has arrived.
You may also receive transfer status notifications from us if any of the following occur:
If you’ve chosen cash pick up or home delivery for your transfer and the status of your transfer is pending delivery or available for pick up, you’re able to make the following changes to the transfer on Remitly.com or in the Remitly app:
Follow these steps to update recipient information for your transfer:
The updated transfer will appear in Your transfers. If we were not able to process the changes, a message will appear at the top of the edited transfer.
For all other types of changes, please give us a call. Please note all changes will be applied immediately and may cause your transfer to be delayed.
You are able to cancel most transfers, as long as the recipient has not received the funds.
To cancel a transfer, follow these steps:
If you cancel your transfer on the same day that you’ve sent funds, it’s likely that you will be refunded within 24 hours. For cancellations made the next day and beyond, refund timelines may vary depending on how far along your transaction is in the transfer process.
If your transfer is currently being reviewed by one of our partners, we may not be able to process your cancellation immediately. In these instances, cancellations could take up to 10 business days to complete.
When you first register with Remitly we limit the amount of money that you can send within a 24-hour period to comply with regulatory requirements. You may request an increase following this 24-hour period.
To request a sending limit increase:
We will usually send you an email within 48 hours to update you on the status of your increase request.
You can make changes to your password, address, phone number and email address through our website or app.
To make changes to your account information:
To create your Remitly account:
You’re all set! We’ll send you updates on the status of your transfer and confirm when the funds are delivered.
A Declaración de Pago (also known as "Declaración de Poder") is a form required by the Colombian government allowing international money transfers to Colombian bank accounts.
To send money to a bank account in Colombia, the recipient needs to successfully submit a Declaración de Pago form with their bank.
Here is how your recipient can complete this form when sending a bank deposit to Bancolombia, Davivienda, or BBVA:
We are committed to providing you with low fees and great exchange rates every single day.
Depending on where you are sending money, we may be able to offer you an Economy or Express delivery option. Typically, Express delivery will get your funds transferred faster for a slightly higher fee, while our Economy option will offer lower fees and a slightly larger delivery window.
If you are a new customer, you may be eligible for limited-time promotional rates and fees. To view the exchange rates, transfer fees, and available currencies for your transaction, select the country you’d like to send money to.
If you are an existing customer, open the Remitly app on your mobile or tablet device. If a promotion is available, the details will appear in a green banner at the top of the page.
When you transfer money with Remitly, you will be prompted to select a delivery option. The options available to you are based on where your recipient is located.
Delivery options may include:
Select a country to view our bank and cash pick up partners.
Remitly works with thousands of trusted partners worldwide to deliver money safely, securely, and on time. The partners we work with depends on the country that you’re sending money to.
For every transfer, there is a regional partner that is required to ensure your transaction adheres to the receiving country’s regulations, before exchanging and distributing your funds to the local bank or cash pick up location that you’ve selected. We coordinate all of this behind the scenes on your behalf, ensuring your funds take the quickest and safest path to your loved ones.
The local delivery partners we work with depends on the country that you’re sending money to. Select a country to view our delivery partners. Or, take a look at how Remitly works hard to keep your account secure.
The time it takes to deliver your funds depends on where you are sending them.
We may offer two delivery speeds – sometimes called Economy or Express. We recommend using Express when you need to send money fast, delivery is usually within minutes when using a debit card, and Economy when you’re able to wait 3-5 business days for your funds to be delivered.
Select a country to see the available delivery speeds and pricing.
If you’d like to update your recipient’s information for a transfer that is in progress, refer to these steps.
To make updates to recipients you’ve saved in your Remitly account or to delete a recipient from your list:
To add a new recipient:
Our Remitly Rewards program rewards you and every friend you refer who signs up and sends money with Remitly for the first time. The best part is there’s no limit to how many new customers you can refer.
To start earning Remitly Rewards:
To redeem rewards you’ve earned, simply log in to your Remitly account and send money back home. We automatically apply your rewards to your next transaction. You’ll see the rewards details in a green banner at the top of the send page and it will be noted as a Rewards Bonus on the confirmation page.
Credit card and business debit card transactions have higher processing fees. As a result, we add in the additional cost (+3%) to your transfer when you use a credit card or business debit card.
We encourage you to use a personal debit card or a bank account to get the lowest possible prices when sending money with Remitly.
Sometimes we will ask you to verify your identity. This is to keep you safe – ensuring you are the only one with access to transfer funds from your account – and to comply with anti-money laundering regulations.
For your convenience, we will use the information you provide when you join Remitly to verify your identity electronically. However, in some cases we may need additional documentation. The type of documentation we ask for depends on where you are sending money from.
Documents we may ask for include:
There are some instances where we may ask about the nature of your remittance. We know that sharing this information can feel uncomfortable, but our goal is to protect you, while meeting regulatory obligations.
Just like us, our partners have a responsibility to review and confirm that every transfer adheres to international regulations. Sometimes you may receive a notification or email from us letting you know that our partner is reviewing your transaction. Don’t worry. This is very common. We send you a notification to keep you informed on the status of your transfer.
When you receive a partner review notification, we recommend that you regularly check your email for updates. If our partner requests additional information, our Customer Care team will send you an email explaining what we need and how to send it to us securely through the Remitly app or Remitly.com. Understanding the types of information we may ask for will help you be prepared and complete any potential requests successfully.
The review timeline varies based on the partner and the circumstances of your transaction. Keep in mind that some reviews, especially those that require additional information from you or your recipient, may take more time. We work closely with our partners to ensure the process is completed as quickly possible.
We work hard to protect your information and to ensure your peace of mind, and have a robust security system to keep you safe around the clock.
If you encounter an unauthorized charge from Remitly, please contact us immediately so that we may secure your account and investigate the activity.