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Fast, secure money transfers to 40+ African countries with great rates and low or no fees with every transfer

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Use the app to check our rate, send money, track transfers, refer friends, and access our Customer Care Team - all in one place. With the Remitly app you can:

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Remitly helps you send money to Africa with peace of mind.

Delivery time guaranteed
You can trust that transfers will be delivered on time or we’ll refund your fees.
Real-time transfer updates
You and your loved ones can track your transfer in real-time.
New customer offer
New customers get a special offer on their first transfer.

Send money home to Africa with Remitly

Worry-free transfers for you and your loved ones.

We are here to help 24/7

  • Have questions? Search for answers in our Help Center.
  • Chat with us online in English, French, and Spanish 24/7.
  • Or call us for friendly support. Our Customer Care team speaks English and Spanish and will gladly take care of you.
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Choose the most convenient delivery option for your recipient.

Familiar network of banks

Send money for cash pickup and bank deposit at First Bank, Access Bank, UBA, GT Bank, Mukuru, Capitec Bank, First National Bank, Equity Bank, Co-operative Bank, GCB, Fidelity Bank, Ecobank, Commercial Bank, ABSA Bank, Wafacash, Cash Plus, Banque de l'Habitat and more

Trusted mobile money providers

Transfer funds to popular mobile money accounts including MTN, M-Pesa, Airtel, Orange Money, EcoCash, Vodafone, Telebirr, Tigo, Zamtel Mobile Money, Moov, Vodafone-Mpesa, Tigopesa and more

40,000+ cash pickup locations

Your recipients can pick up cash at over 40,000 locations across Africa, so they can choose their most convenient option to receive their funds

Send money to familiar banks, mobile money providers and 40,000+ cash pickup locations in more than 40 African countries

How to send money to with Remitly

  • 1
    Create an account with your email address
  • 2
    Enter an amount
  • 3
    Choose delivery method
  • 4
    Enter your recipient information
  • 5
    Select payment method and hit send

Everything you need to know about sending money to Africa with Remitly

showIs it safe to send money to Africa with Remitly?
There’s a reason that millions of customers around the world trust Remitly. Keeping your personal data protected is our priority. Remitly uses multiple levels of security so you can send money home with peace of mind.Real-time transfer updates mean you won’t worry about your money making it home. Send with Remitly and get 100% satisfaction or else we’ll refund your fees.
Read more about how Remitly keeps you safe.
showHow does sending money to Africa with Remitly work?
Remitly is a digital remittance service on a mission to make the money transfer process faster, affordable, and more transparent. Because we're a digital service without any physical locations for sending money, we're able to keep our costs low and pass those savings on to you. All while protecting your hard-earned money as it makes the journey back home to Africa.
Learn more about how Remitly works.
showHow quickly will my money arrive when I send money to Africa with Remitly?
Using Remitly, sending money to Africa is quick and efficient. Paying with a debit or credit card is Remitly’s fastest transfer option. If you’re not in a hurry, paying with a bank account typically takes three to five business days. Paying with a bank account may cost less and in some cases may offer better FX rates than paying with a debit or credit card.
showHow much money can I send to Africa with Remitly?
Remitly is dedicated to helping all of its customers send money safely, no matter the amount they send. Remitly prioritizes security and international regulations and has sending limits based on the country a customer is sending from, sending to, and other information provided by a customer. Customers that provide the minimum information necessary can send as much as $2,999 within 24 hours, $10,000 within 30 days, or $18,000 within 180 days. Additional sending limits may apply depending upon your choice of payout partner or receiving location.
Find out more about how to increase the amount of money you can send with Remitly.
showHow much does it cost to send money to Africa with Remitly?
Remitly is committed to providing you with great exchange rates and low fees. To view the current exchange rates and fees, sign in to your profile, and select the country where you’d like to send money. You may also be eligible to receive a new customer offer and referral rewards when you share Remitly with a friend who then successfully sends their first transfer. Note that if you use a credit card to fund your transfer, this can mean an additional fee.
Learn more about the cost of sending money with Remitly.

Ready to send? Send money to 40+ African countries


Get a special first time offer

All new customers receive a special offer the first time they send money with Remitly.