Send money to South Africa

Send money to South Africa

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Get more for your money when you make an international payment to South Africa

Whether you are emigrating to South Africabuying a holiday home, or sending money back home, we can help with your currency transfer.

£35.5bn traded in 2018 in over 100 currencies

£35.5bn traded in 2018 in over 100 currencies

Make payments 24/7 with secure online access

Make payments 24/7 with secure online access

Thousands of 5 star reviews from happy customers

Thousands of 5 star reviews from happy customers

Providing competitive exchange rates since 1979

Providing competitive exchange rates since 1979

Open an account to start transferring today

Open an account to start transferring today

Save time and money when you make an overseas payment to South Africa

Enjoy competitive exchange rates, often cheaper than high-street banks, when you send money to South Africa. With moneycorp, you can rely on a quick and easy process with low transaction fees on your international payments.

 

How do I send money to South Africa?

Setting up a moneycorp account is easy and can be done in a matter of minutes. Once you’ve signed up, you can then add funds to your account and exchange up to 33 currencies online or 120+ over the phone. We’ll give you our best exchange rate so you can make your online money transfer to South Africa.

 

Send money to South Africa online

Making an online payment to South Africa is easy from your moneycorp account. Simply add your recipient’s details (select existing recipient if you’ve paid them before), then exchange the amount you wish to send. We’ll have your payment on its way in no time at all, with most online money transfers to South Africa taking 1-2 working days.

If you prefer, you can send money to South Africa over the phone via one of our experienced currency dealers.

 

Information you’ll need for a bank transfer to South Africa

If you wish to make an overseas payment to a South African bank account, you will need to provide the following details of your recipient and their account:

  • Bank/Branch Number
  • Account Number
  • BIC / SWIFT code

All of these details should be obtained from the recipient before making your international transfer. However, if you are only provided with the account number, then your bank should be able to help you locate their Bank/Branch Number.

If sending money to South Africa from the UK, or any other country that uses the SWIFT system, you will also need to provide a BIC / SWIFT code. For a full guide on BIC (SWIFT) codes, read our in-depth guide.

 

Get the most out of your account

  • The ideal companion for your travels, the explorer card can hold up to 10 different currencies. We also won’t charge you any fees to withdraw or spend any of these currencies when abroad
  • An exchange rate alert can be set up so you can keep track of the GBP to ZAR rate. We will then notify you by email and/or SMS when it is at a level you want before you make your payment.
  • If you need to transfer money to South Africa on a regular basis, you can set up regular payments. Choose from weekly or monthly transfers to a South African bank account. This can help you to pay for any living costs or ongoing expenditures you may have.

Why choose moneycorp...

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Competitive exchange rates

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Zero transfer fees online – make your money go further.

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Safeguarded customer funds – relevant customer funds are safeguarded in segregated bank accounts.

How to send money to South Africa

1. Register with us

1. Register with us

Sign up for a free international money transfers account in minutes

2. Tell us which currency you need

2. Exchange Currency

Add funds in GBP to your account and exchange currency with our best rate.

3. We exchange it and deliver it safely, on time

3. Send payment

We then safely deliver your payment in local currency. Transfers to most countries take 1-2 business days.

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Competitive exchange rates and no fees!

Competitive exchange rates and no fees!

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