Reviews of Worldremit Money Transfer Company

9.5 score based on 12204 reviews

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USD PHP ₱ 48.95
USD MXN $ 18.89
USD INR ₹ 63.81

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

Excellent and trustworthy is your …

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Excellent and trustworthy is your name.Stay blessed.

by Eva Owusu

Excellent and trustworthy is your …

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Excellent and trustworthy is your name.Stay blessed.

by Eva Owusu

I have only used Palawan twice so far

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I have only used Palawan twice so far, but found it easy to use so i have no complaints

by Terry Martin

I have only used Palawan twice so far

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I have only used Palawan twice so far, but found it easy to use so i have no complaints

by Terry Martin

Best and cheapest way to send money …

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Best and cheapest way to send money home. It is a quick and time saving solution to send money to my beloved ones back home.

by Karsten

Best and cheapest way to send money …

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Best and cheapest way to send money home. It is a quick and time saving solution to send money to my beloved ones back home.

by Karsten

Fast and reliable service

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Fast and reliable service

by Paula

Fast and reliable service

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Fast and reliable service

by Paula

Honest

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Very good service

by Jenn

Satisfactory services

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your services makes made money transfer so easy for me. now i need not to go out, standing in long queues. and its convenience for the receiver to.

by Pragati

good and express service

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good and express service

by nordine

World remit got the cash to my family …

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World remit got the cash to my family during a family crisis. Will be using them from now on because they're simply the best !!

by LizSuez

I highly recomend this service to …

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I highly recomend this service to anyone .I just can say nice things about it: easy, fast, good rate.

by Patricia

Excellent faster service and GOOD RATES.

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Excellent faster service and GOOD RATES.

by Dev

Excellent service

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Excellent service. I am very satisfied

by L'homme

Very timely

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Very timely, helpful and trustworthy. Thank you for your service.

by Richard Rowe

very easy

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very easy , fast , affordable thank you !!

by cindy noren

Awesome service

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I have used this service on several occasions and is very very reliable. When I send money to my parents they get it the same day and I really appreciate the service they provide. It's very awesome. Benjamin Berko

by Benjamin Berko

So far so good

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So far so good

by Tess

Transaction was swift and fees ok

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Transaction was swift and fees ok

by archimedes laryea

Fast and reliable

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Fast and reliable

by Gordon

Quick and reliable transfer service …

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Quick and reliable transfer service with outstanding customer support and follow-up.

by Bjorn

Quick

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Quick, cheap and safe!

by Thomas

I like the information of progress when …

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I like the information of progress when I send money , its so important to know .. 👍👍👍

by DiCi
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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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