Send money to Pakistan

What is the best Pakistani Rupee exchange rate today?

Send money internationally to Pakistan (PKR) using the mid-market exchange rate.
Check and compare the rates from the major money transfer providers.

The true cost of sending USD to PKR

How much does it cost to send money to Pakistan?

  • International money transfers shouldn't be expensive.
  • Make sure your provider doesn't add hidden fees or bad exchange rates to your money transfer.
  • You should choose a provider that uses the mid-market exchange rate to convert your money.

What are the payments methods to send money to Pakistan?

The available payment methods for your international transfer may vary. Most of the times these should be:

  • Debit Card.
  • Credit Card.
  • Bank Transfer.

How long does it take to send money to Pakistan?

How long does an international transfer take? It mostly depends on:

  • Countries you send from and to.
  • Public holidays or weekends.
  • Payment methods.
  • Potential security checks.

How to arrange a bank transfer online?

  • Log into your bank's online banking service – you may need to verify your identity for security
  • Navigate to the payment option which may be under 'bank to bank transfers' or 'personal payments' for example
  • Follow the prompts to enter your recipient's details including their name, the bank name and account number. You'll also usually need a routing number, SWIFT code, sort code or similar, to help guide the payment to the right account
  • Add the payment amount and double check all details
  • Confirm the transfer, and your money is on its way

Send money to Pakistan - FAQs

Remittances to Pakistan hit an all time high in the last quarter of 2019, at close to $6billion. If you're sending money home to friends or loved ones in Pakistan - or if you're in Pakistan and need to make an international transfer, read on.

How to send money to Pakistan - easy steps:

Send money to a bank account in Pakistan online or in person:

  • Choose an international transfer provider, looking at fees and exchange rates to get the best deal
  • Set up your transfer online, or visit an agent in person
  • Pay and track your transfer

It's also possible to send money to Pakistan for cash collection, either online or using an agent - although this may cost more than a bank transfer.

What information would you need to send money to Pakistan?

To make a direct bank payment you'll need:

  • Recipient's full name and address
  • Bank details including account number and branch address
  • Reason for the payment, such as remittance or payment for services

What are the best ways to send money to Pakistan?

Many banks and currency services send money to Pakistan. However, it pays to do some research to find the best choice for your needs. Look at the fees and exchange rates on offer from your regular bank, as well as those available from agents and online providers. You may find that modern online providers can offer better exchange rates, and cheap, transparent fees, thanks to their low overheads and smart transfer methods.

What is the best money transfer exchange rate to Pakistan?

To choose a money transfer service, you'll need to know both the fees and the exchange rate being offered. Compare the exchange rates you find against the mid-market exchange rate which you'll get on Google. This will show if a provider has added a markup - effectively, an extra fee - to their exchange rate.

Find a provider which gives you the mid-market exchange rate for the best deal out there.

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