Reviews of Worldremit Money Transfer Company

9.4 score based on 13483 reviews

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USD PHP ₱ 49.64
USD INR ₹ 63.71
USD PKR PKRs 103.79

Overview

WorldRemit is an online money transfer service that provides international remittance services to expatriates and migrant workers. WorldRemit was founded in 2010 by Ismail Ahmed, a former compliance advisor to the United Nations Development Programme. Why you should choose WorldRemit ?
  • Low cost
  • Simple
  • Fast
  • Trusted
  • Safe and secure

Pricing : How much does Worldremit cost?

Exchange rate

WorldRemit offers locked in exchange rate depending on the pay-out method so that you can know how much money will reach to your recipient.

Transfer fees

WorldRemit fee will depend on the pay-out method you want to choose for your money transfer like fees for cash pickup can be higher than for a bank deposit.

Payment methods

  • Bank Deposit: In this pay-out method, money will be credited to the bank account of your recipient. They will then be able to withdraw the funds as cash, use them to make payments, or make an onwards bank transfer.
  • Cash Pickup: In this method, the money you send will be available for pickup in cash at a local agent location of a WorldRemit partner.
  • Mobile Money: It allows you to send money to a mobile money account also known as mobile wallet, such as Vodafone, Airtel, Globe Cash, Tigo, etc. so that your recipient can get money anywhere at any time.
  • Airtime Top-up: You can also choose to top-up your recipient’s mobile airtime to make calls or send SMS text messages.

Transparency: Does Worldremit have any hidden fees?

WorldRemit does not charge any other fee but if you are paying by credit card, you should be aware that your card provider might charge you a cash advance fee. It’s best to check this with your card provider directly to avoid any bad surprises. Also, if you are sending an airtime topup, note that some countries apply taxes which will reduce the amount of airtime received by your recipient. If this is the case, WorldRemit will warn you before you complete your transfer.

Transfer Speed: How long does it take to send money through Worldremit?

Many transfers sent using WorldRemit arrive instantly. Some can take longer, depending on how the money is being received.

  • Bank deposit: Instant transfers for selected banks.
  • Cash pick-up: Available instantly
  • Airtime top-up: Always instant
  • Mobile Money: Always instant
  • Home delivery: 24hrs – 7 days depending on location.

Security : Is Worldremit Safe?

WorldRemit is headquartered in the United Kingdom. WorldRemit protects consumers against fraud and safeguard their funds. WorldRemit processed 3.5 million transactions in 2015 alone, transferring close to $1 billion between countries around the world. All connections to WorldRemit through their website and mobile app are secured using 256-bit SSL encryption with a 2048-bit signature. The company is very well capitalized, having raised close to $200m in capital from world-renowned investors.

WorldRemit is completely trustworthy, and it is among the most secure remittance providers available.

Coverage: How many Countries & Currencies does Worldremit support?

WorldRemit offers money transfers to more than 140 countries.

Popular money transfer destinations offered by WorldRemit include China, India, Mexico, the Philippines, Canada, Brazil and Guatemala.

Available Currencies:

AED, ALL, AMD, ARS, AUD, BAM, BBD, BDT, BGN, BIF, BOB, BRL, CAD, CDF, CHF, CLP, CNY, COP, CRC, CUC, CUP, CVE, CZK, DKK, DOP, EGP, ETB, EUR, FJD, GBP, GHS, GMD, GNF, GTQ, HKD, HNL, HRK, HTG, HUF, IDR, ILS, INR, JMD, KES, KMF, KYD, LKR, MAD, MRO, MXN, MYR, NGN, NOK, NPR, NZD, PAB, PEN, PGK, PHP, PKR, PLN, RON, RUB, RWF, SEK, SGD, SLL, SOS, SRD, THB, TND, TOP, TRY, TZS, UGX, USD, UYU, VND, XAF, XOF, ZAR, ZWD

Worldremit User Reviews and Ratings

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Worldremit offers a very intuitive user experience on the website as well as the mobile apps. The overall process from registration, transfer and tracking is really seamless and easy to understand. A good UI & UX flow helps. A detailed FAQ section on the website answers most of the relevant questions. A chat & phone support is available for any other queries.

Based on the total reviews on Trust Pilot the rating is 8.8 or good. Most of the users appreciate the no nonsense approach to cheap and quick money transfer

Great app

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Instant money transfer with good exchange rates.

by she

Great app

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Instant money transfer with good exchange rates.

by she

Paid quickly and cheaply

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Paid quickly, every time. They're also cheaper than using the SWIFT method.

by Franco Springveldt

Paid quickly and cheaply

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Paid quickly, every time. They're also cheaper than using the SWIFT method.

by Franco Springveldt

Quick and easy

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Quick and easy

by Josephine

Quick and easy

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Quick and easy

by Josephine

The service was fast

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The service was fast, professional and easy to send

by Ukwuomah

The service was fast

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The service was fast, professional and easy to send

by Ukwuomah

Good n easier services

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Good n easier services, it save my time,and travel cost to transfer money for family issues.

by Martinn

On time and NO delays

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On time and NO delays. Right after sent confirmation, the receiver receives a text right away. And is ready for pick up. Top service!

by Nikki

fast money transfer

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fast money transfer

by Nyarko

Really fast and reliable just takes …

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Really fast and reliable just takes less than 10 mins to send abroad. I high recommend it for those who sending money abroad. Dotty

by Dorme67

Fast transaction!

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Fast transaction!

by Kim

perfect rates ,excellent quick service …

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perfect rates ,excellent quick service ,well informed

by neeraj awasthi

WR will call or have you call them to …

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WR will call or have you call them to make sure legit.

by Lorraine

The best experience I have ever had in …

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The best experience I have ever had in sending money to family across the Atlantic is ocean. So very convenient. No huss lessons. No dodgy dealings

by Sarah Ambundo

Fast and reliable service.

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Fast and reliable service.

by Beauty Akweley Adovor

fast and easy!

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fast and easy!! best app ever!!

by Mark Quiambao

Fast service

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Fast service

by lqbal

I have started using WorldRemit and …

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I have started using WorldRemit and have been very happy with the ease of transfer and the response of their customer service. Highly recommend to anyone transferring funds around the globe.

by Jeff Kahrs

so easy to complete

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so easy to complete

by anon

Fast and easy

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Fast and easy

by Jennifer Bonsol

Better service

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After my initial experience of attempting to do money transfer with WorldRemit. My query has now been resolved to my satisfaction and I have been compensated so now it likely i will use WorldRemit again now.

by Faith Uno

Excellent

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Excellent. Thank you for your service. I will definitely recommend friends.

by Sabina
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Worldremit Transfer Process

  1. Sign up for an account

  2. Your name, contact details, country of residence, date of birth and proof of Identity

  3. Details of your transaction

  4. Where you’re sending your money

  5. The amount you’re sending

  6. How you would like recipient to access funds

  7. Send your transfer

When the funds arrive to your recipient, both you and your recipient will be notified by email or text.

Worldremit Discount and Offers

United States to All Countries
First Transfer Free - No fee for the First Time users !!

Transfer Type And Modes

Pay In Options

Bank
Cash
Credit Card
Debit Card
Mobile Money

Pay Out Options

Bank
Cash
Home Delivery
Mobile Money

Service Mode

 Online

Exchange Rate Type

Fixed

Worldremit Company & Contact Info

Type:- Money Transfer Company
Established:- 2010
Address:- WorldRemit Corp,
600 17th Street,
Suite 200S,
Denver,
CO 80202
USA
Service Info:- 1-888-772-7771
Email:- [email protected]
Founders:- Kristo Kaarmann, Taavet Hinrikus
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