Send money to South Africa

Send money to South Africa

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Receive competitive rates and low transaction fees when you transfer money to South Africa.

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

£33.2bn traded in 2017 in over 120 currencies

£33.2bn traded in 2017 in over 120 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 send money to South Africa

Enjoy competitive exchange rates often cheaper than high-street banks when you transfer money abroad. You can rely on a quick and easy process with low transaction fees on your international payment.

With over 40 years’ experience in exchanging foreign currency and making international payments, we offer an efficient way to send money from UK to South Africa.

 

Experience and service

You can rely on expert guidance to lead you through the process of sending money abroad. Our dedicated team of foreign exchange specialists are here to help. We provide a competitive rate and personal touch to each and every transaction.

You will have 24/7 access to your account online, allowing you to send money online to South Africa whenever you like.

 

Get the most out of your account

  1. The ideal companion for your travels, the explorer card can hold up to 10 different currencies. We also won’t charge you any card payment or ATM withdrawal fees to use your explorer card abroad.
  2. A 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.
  3. If you need to transfer money to South Africa on a regular basis, you can set up regular payments. Choose from weekly, monthly or quarterly transfers to a South African bank account. This can help you to pay for any living costs or ongoing expenditures you may have. We also allow you to lock in a prevailing rate with a forward contract for up to two years, which may require a deposit.

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

Register with us

Register with us

Sign up for a free international money transfers account in minutes

Tell us which currency you need

Exchange Currency

Add your funds to your account and together we can get you our best rate.

We exchange it and deliver it safely, on time

Send payment

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

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.

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Competitive exchange rates and no fees!

Competitive exchange rates and no fees!

Buy property in South Africa

Buy property in South Africa

Purchase your dream home in the sun and enjoy savings on your international payments.

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Savings and pensions

Savings and pensions

Transfer your pension or savings to your new bank account abroad as and when you need.

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Emigrate to South Africa

Emigrate to South Africa

Read our guide on emigrating to South Africa and starting a new life overseas.

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