Money Transfers

The key to your transactions made easy

The key to a better life lies in the culture of sharing. International money transfer services of FINCA Uganda enables you to send and receive remittances worldwide effortlessly.

TRANSFAST

Transfast is an international money transfer and cross-border payments company founded in 1988, headquartered in New York, with additional offices in India, UAE and the Philippines. The company has over 280,000 outlets across 120 countries.

Why Transfast
  • Fast: Transfers are completed in minutes. This is by far the quickest money transfers application in TAT.

  • Reliable: Stable connectivity most of the time.

  • Convenient: Money pick-up anywhere, any time.

  • Required documents: all you need is to provide a valid transaction reference number sent to you by the sender and a Valid National ID or Passport or Driving Permit.

  • Fees: Beneficiaries are not charged to receive funds.

FINCA Uganda branches with Transfast service

The service is for only receivers– receive funds via cash pick up, receiver should visit any FINCA branch: Acacia, Arua, Ben Kiwanuka, Fortportal, Gulu, Hoima, Iganga, Jinja, Kabale, Katwe, Kawempe, Kireka, Koboko, Kyotera, Lira, Masaka, Masindi, Mbale, Mbarara, Mityana, Mukono, Nakasongola, Nakulabye, Ntinda, Sembabule.

World remit – A secure way to send money to over 140 countries — and track it every step of the way.

World Remit offers low fees and competitive exchange rates, but a limited number of supported overseas banks can make direct transfers difficult in some countries.

  • Product Name World Remit International Money Transfers
  • Min. Transfer Amount USD 1
  • Max. Transfer Amount USD 9,000
  • Transfer Methods – Online, Cash Transfer, Bank Account to Bank Account.

  • Transfer Options – One off payments.

  • Transfer Speed – Within an hour.

  • Available Currencies –  AED, ALL, AUD, BDT, BGN, BRL, CAD, CHF, CLP, CNY, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, GEL, HKD, HRK, HUF, IDR, ILS, INR, JPY, KES, LKR, LRD, MAD, MXN, NGN, NOK, NZD, PEN, PHP, PKR, PLN, RON, RUB, SCR, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, UAH, USD, VND, XCD, ZAR.

Moneygram – Send and receive money with Moneygram

This electronic funds transfer service is fast, secure and offers users the ability to send and receive money instantly through 350,000 service points in more than 200 countries around the world, thanks to appropriate regulations.

Benefits for you
  • Inexpensive: no fees at the front desk.

  • Fast and reliable: find FINCA location nearest to you.

  • Secure: use the money transfer reference number shared only with you.

  • Possibility to be paid in cash.

Western Union – Send money the way they want to receive it.

FINCA Uganda has been a sub-agent of Western Union since 2004 hence facilitating businesses of our customers to grow through money transfer services.

Benefits for you
  • This international money transfer service provides you with the ability to send and receive funds globally.
  • Western Union has more than 500,000 agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories, and controls approximately 19% of global remittance transactions, making it the global leader in remittance transactions.
  • No bank account is required to take advantage of this service.
  • It is affordable, easy, and convenient to send and receive money through this service.
  • Customers don’t pay any fees when they receive money.
  • Money transfer take less than 10 minutes to get to destination.

Required Documents
  • International passport (for foreigners)
  • Voter card, Passport (for nationals)
  • Reference Number (transfer code)
  • Complete sender and recipient information
Rates
  • Fees are dynamic and vary depending on the sending and receiving country, the amount of the transfer, and other parameters.
Sending money
  • Make the transfer by going to a FINCA branch with a cash deposit

  • Shares the money transfer details (transaction code/PIN and customer details) to the recipient in a secure way.

  • Test question: if sending to Africa.

  • Receiver’s full name

Cash withdrawal
  • The recipient goes to a FINCA branch, presents a valid ID card (E.g. Driving License, Passport, e.t.c), completes and submits a “Receive Money” form to the service.
  • The recipient tells the name of Country/city of the sender and the amount to be received.

  • Answer the test question and tell the money transfer control number.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, customers without an account can present an ID card and receive their transfer.
Transactions can only be made in dollars for receipt.
No, the only acceptable identity is the original ID.
It is impossible, only the person authorized to access the money transferred is the recipient.

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