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  • Sending money to Nigeria

    What are the delivery times?

    To process your transfer, we need to receive your payment first. If you pay with a bank transfer in the UK, it can take up to 1 working day for your payment to reach Azimo’s account. For other European countries, it can take up to 2 workings days. Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach our account.

    Once we have received your payment, we will immediately process your transfer and notify you via email and push notification. A direct to bank transfer to Nigeria is usually processed within 2 hours, even on the weekends.

    Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on public holidays.

    What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?

    The minimum amount for transferring to Nigeria is 10 GBP and there’s no maximum sending amount. If you need to send higher amounts to Nigeria, we might request additional details from you to process the transfer. This is a standard security check, in accordance with the Know Your Customer (KYC) policy, which is used across the EU and UK to ensure the safety of all money transfers.

    Please note that although there is no maximum sending amount, some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.

    Can I make a transfer to a company?

    You can send money to a company account in Nigeria, both with local direct to bank transfers, or with a SWIFT payment to accounts in either EUR or USD.

    Please remember to select the correct type of account when creating your new recipient on your Azimo account.

    Which banks in Nigeria do you send to?

    We work with a large amount of local banks in Nigeria, including:

    • Access Bank Nigeria Plc
    • Citibank
    • Diamond Bank Ltd
    • Ecobank Nigeria Plc
    • Fidelity Bank Plc
    • First Bank Nigeria Plc
    • First City Monument Bank
    • Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
    • Heritage Bank
    • Jaiz Bank
    • Keystone Bank
    • Skye Bank Plc
    • Stanbic Ibtc
    • Standard Chartered Bank
    • Sterling Bank
    • Union Bank Plc
    • United Bank For Africa Plc
    • Unity Bank Plc
    • Wema Bank Plc
    • Zenith Bank Plc

    Important information to note

    When you’re sending money to Nigeria please make sure of the following:

    • that the account you’re sending to is able to receive Nigerian Naira
    • or USD/EUR if you’re sending with a SWIFT transfer
    • that the account is active and not closed
    • that there are no restrictions on the amount received by your recipient, as some banks may have a limit

     

  • Sending money to Poland

    What are the delivery times?

    To process your transfer, we need to receive your payment first. If you pay with a bank transfer, it can take up to 2 working days for your payment to reach Azimo’s account. Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach our account.

     

    Once we have received your payment, we will immediately process your transfer and notify you via email and push notification. A direct to bank transfer to Poland is usually processed within 2 hours.

    Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on the weekend and public holidays.

    What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?

    The minimum amount for transferring to Poland is 10 GBP and there’s no maximum sending amount. If you need to send higher amounts to Poland, we might request additional details from you to process the transfer. This is a standard security check, in accordance with the Know Your Customer (KYC) policy, which is used across the EU and UK to ensure the safety of all money transfers.

    Please note that although there is no maximum sending amount, some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.

    Can I make a transfer to a company?

    You can send money to a company account in Poland, both with local Direct to bank transfers, or with a SWIFT payment to accounts in either EUR or USD.

    Please remember to select the correct type of account when creating your new recipient.

    Which banks in Poland do you send to?

    You can send money to any bank in Poland, including:

     

    Important information to note

    When you’re sending money to Poland please make sure of the following:

    • that the account you’re sending to is able to receive Polish Zloty
    • or USD/EUR if you’re sending with a SWIFT transfer
    • that the account is active and not closed
    • that there are no restrictions on the amount received by your recipient, as some banks may have a limit
  • Sending money to the Philippines

    What are the delivery times?

    To process your transfer, we need to receive your payment first. If you pay with a bank transfer in the UK, it can take up to 1 working day for your payment to reach Azimo’s account. For other European countries, it can take up to 2 workings days. Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach our account.

     

    Once we have received your payment, we will immediately process your transfer and notify you via email and push notification. The delivery time will then depend on the delivery method you choose:

    • Direct to bank transfers to a BDO account in the Philippines are instant, and take up to one working day for all other banks
    • Cash pick-up transfers are available in less than one hour, instant to BDO
    • Home delivery transfers take up to one working day if sent in Luzon Island
    • Mobile wallet transfers are instant
    • SWIFT transfers are usually delivered within 1 working day

    Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on public holidays.

    What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?

    The minimum and maximum amounts vary depending on which delivery method you choose.

    For bank transfers, the minimum sending amount is 10 GBP and the maximum is 6,000 GBP (or the equivalent in your sending currency).

    Cash pick-up maximum amounts can vary based on the location that you choose:
    • BDO and Mlhuller have a maximum amount of 800 GBP
    • Cebuana have a maximum amount of 400 GBP
    • If you need to send higher amounts to the Philippines, we might request additional details from you to process the transfer. This is a standard security check, in accordance with the Know Your Customer (KYC) policy, which is used across the EU and UK to ensure the safety of all money transfers.

      Please note that some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.

      Where can my recipient pick up my transfer?

      Your recipient can pick up the money at any branch of one of our local partners. In the Philippines, we work with the following companies

       

      - BDO https://www.bdo.com.ph/branches-atms-locator

      - Cebuana https://www.cebuanalhuillier.com/

      - MLhuiller http://www.mlhuillier.com/branches/

      A large number of the locations work 24/7, so your recipient can also collect your transfer even during the weekends.

      Do you process transfers to the Philippines during the weekends?

      Yes – weekend transfers are available to the Philippines.

      Please note that to process your transfer, we need to first receive your payment. Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach our account. Bank transfer payments will be done on the next working day, since most banks in the UK/Eurozone don’t process payments on weekends.

      If you are sending a transfer for cash pick-up, you can check the following links to see which locations operate during the weekend:

      - BDO https://www.bdo.com.ph/branches-atms-locator

      - Cebuana https://www.cebuanalhuillier.com/

      - MLhuiller http://www.mlhuillier.com/branches/

  • Sending money to Bangladesh

    What are the delivery times?

    To process your transfer, we need to receive your payment first. If you pay with a bank transfer in the UK, it can take up to 1 working day for your payment to reach Azimo’s account. For other European countries, it can take up to 2 workings days. Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach our account.

    Once we have received your payment, we will immediately process your transfer and notify you via email and push notification. The delivery time will then depend on the delivery method you choose:

    • Direct to bank transfers take an average of 1 working day
    • Cash pick-up transfers are available in less than one hour
    • SWIFT transfers take an average of 1 working day

    Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on the weekend and public holidays.

    What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?

    The minimum and maximum amounts vary depending on which delivery method you choose.

    For bank transfers, the minimum sending amount is 10 GBP and the maximum is 5,600 GBP. For cash pick-up, the maximum amount is 800 GBP (or the equivalent in your sending currency).

    If you need to send higher amounts to Bangladesh, we might request additional details from you to process the transfer. This is a standard security check, in accordance with the Know Your Customer (KYC) policy, which is used across the EU and UK to ensure the safety of all money transfers.

    Please note some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.

    Where can my recipient pick up my transfer?

    Your recipient can pick up the money at any branch of the following banks:

    • JANATA BANK
    • BRAC BANK
    • ISLAMI BANK
    • AGRANI BANK
    • THE CITY BANK
    • BANK ASIA BANK
    • DUTCH BANGLA BANK
    • BANGLADESH KRISHI BANK
    • PUBALI BANK
    • SONALI BANK
    • BRAC BDP NGO
    • BURO MICROFINANCE NGO
    • DESHA MICROFINANCE NGO
    • JAGARONI MICROFINANCE NGO
    • RRF MICROFINANCE NGO
    • CDIP MICROFINANCE NGO
    • GUK MICROFINANCE NGO

    Do you process transfers to Bangladesh during the weekends?

    Cash pick-up transfers can be processed on the weekends in local bank branches that are open.

    Please note that to process your transfer, we need to first receive your payment. If you’d like to send money for Cash pick-up on the weekend, we recommend paying with your card as it only take a few minutes to reach our account.

    If you make a payment with a bank transfer, it might not be available on the weekend since most banks in the UK/Eurozone don’t process payments on weekends.

    Can I make a transfer to a company?

    You can send money to a company account in Bangladesh with a SWIFT transfer to accounts that can hold USD. Cash pick-up and Home delivery can’t be used for transferring to a company.

    Please remember to select the correct type of account when creating your new recipient.

    Which banks in Bangladesh do you send money to?

    We currently send money to all banks in Bangladesh.

    Important information to note

    When you’re sending money to Bangladesh, please make sure of the following:

        • that the account you’re sending to is able to receive Bangladeshi Taka
        • or USD/EUR if you’re sending with a SWIFT transfer
        • that the account is active and not closed
        • that there are no restrictions on the amount received by your recipient, as some banks may have a limit
  • Sending money to Thailand

    What are the delivery times?

    To process your transfer, we need to receive your payment first. If you pay with a bank transfer in the UK, it can take up to 1 working day for your payment to reach Azimo’s account. For other European countries, it can take up to 2 workings days. Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach our account.

    Once we have received your payment, we will immediately process your transfer and notify you via email and push notification. A direct to bank transfer to Thailand is usually processed within 1 working day.

    Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on the weekend and public holidays.

    What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?

    The minimum amount for transferring to Thailand is 10 GBP while the maximum is 50,000 GBP.

    If you need to send higher amounts to Thailand, we might request additional details from you to process the transfer. This is a standard security check, in accordance with the Know Your Customer (KYC) policy, which is used across the EU and UK to ensure the safety of all money transfers.

    Please note some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.

    Do you process transfers to Thailand during the weekends?

    Our local partner banks in Thailand currently do not process transfers on weekends. Any transfers created on Saturday, Sunday or a bank holiday will be processed the next working day.

    Can I make a transfer to a company?

    You can send money to a company account in Thailand, both with local direct to bank transfers, or with a SWIFT payment to accounts in either EUR or USD.

    Please
    remember to select the correct type of account when creating your new recipient
    on your Azimo account.

    Which banks in Thailand do you send money to?

    We work with a large amount of local banks in Thailand, including: Bankok Bank, Bank of Ayudhya, Kasikornbank, Krungthai Bank, SCB and Thanachart Bank.

    Important information to note

    When you’re sending money to Thailand, please make sure of the following:

    • that the account you’re sending to is able to receive Thai Baht
    • or USD/EUR if you’re sending with a SWIFT transfer
    • that the account is active and not closed
    • that there are no restrictions on the amount received by your recipient, as some banks may have a limit

Other countries

  • Sending money to Pakistan

    What are the delivery times?

    To process your transfer, we need to receive your payment first. If you pay with a bank transfer in the UK, it can take up to 1 working day for your payment to reach Azimo’s account. For other European countries, it can take up to 2 workings days. Payments done by card are a much faster option, as they only take a few minutes to reach our account.

    Once we have received your payment, we will immediately process your transfer and notify you via email and push notification. The delivery time will then depend on the delivery method you choose:

    • Direct to bank transfers are usually processed in 2 hours
    • Cash pick-up transfers are available in 1 hour
    • SWIFT transfers are usually delivered within 1 working day

    Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on the weekend and public holidays.

    Cash pick-up transfers to MCB after 10am (local time in Pakistan) will be available the next working day.

    What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?

    The minimum and maximum amounts vary depending on which delivery method you choose.

    For bank transfers, the minimum sending amount is 10 GBP and the maximum is 3,000 GBP. For Cash pick-up, the maximum amount is 1,500 GBP.

    If you need to send higher amounts to the Philippines, we might request additional details from you to process the transfer. This is a standard security check, in accordance with the Know Your Customer (KYC) policy, which is used across the EU and UK to ensure the safety of all money transfers.

    Please note that some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.

    Where can my recipient pick up my transfer?

    Your recipient can pick up the money at any branch of the following banks:

    • Allied Bank
    • Askari Bank
    • Bank of Punjab
    • Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan
    • JS Bank
    • MCB
    • Meezan Bank
    • UBL (United Bank Limited)
    • Wallstreet Exchange Co.

    Please note that Cash pick-up transfers can only be collected by native Pakistani residents with a valid Pakistani ID.

    Do you process transfers to Pakistan during the weekends?

    Cash pick-up transfers can be processed on the weekends in local bank branches that are open.

    Please note that to process your transfer, we need to first receive your payment. If you’d like to send money for Cash pick-up on the weekend, we recommend paying with your card as it only take a few minutes to reach our account.

    If you make a payment with a bank transfer, it might not be available on the weekend since most banks in the UK/Eurozone don’t process payments on weekends.

    Can I make a transfer to a company?

    You can send money to a company account in Pakistan, both with local direct to bank transfers, or with a SWIFT payment to accounts in USD.

    Please remember to select the correct type of account when creating your new recipient on your Azimo account.

    Which banks in Pakistan do you send money to?

    We work with a large amount of local banks in Thailand, including: Allied Bank, HBL, MCB, NBP, Standard Chartered and UBL.

    Important information to note

    When you’re sending money to Pakistan, please make sure of the following:

    • that the account you’re sending to is able to receive Pakistani rupee
    • or USD/EUR if you’re sending with a SWIFT transfer
    • that the account is active and not closed
    • that there are no restrictions on the amount received by your recipient, as some banks may have a limit

SWIFT transfers

  • What is a SWIFT transfer?

    SWIFT transfer is a transfer that is sent via the SWIFT international payment network. With Azimo you can make SWIFT transfers to more than 100 countries around the world, in major currencies including GBP, USD and EUR.

    You’ll need a SWIFT-BIC code as it allows us to identify your recipient’s local bank.

    Important information to note
    • The receiving bank might charge a handling fee to receive a SWIFT transfer
    • Most transfers are delivered within 24 hours
    • The receiving account has to be held in the chosen currency
  • How can I find my recipient’s SWIFT-BIC code?
    A SWIFT-BIC code is unique to your recipient’s bank branch, so in order to find their SWIFT code, please ask your recipient to get it from them and provide it to you.
  • Making a SWIFT transfer

    What are the delivery times?

    SWIFT transfers usually take one working day.

    Please note that it may take longer to process the transfer on public holidays.

     

    What are the minimum and maximum amounts per transfer?

    The minimum amount for a SWIFT transfer is 200 GBP and the maximum amount is 250,000 GBP.

    Please note that some recipient’s banks have a limit set on how much they can receive, so double check with them before sending.

     

    Can I make a transfer to a company?

    Yes, you can make a SWIFT transfer to company accounts in either USD or EUR.

    Please remember to select the correct type of account when creating your new recipient on your Azimo account.