Send money to South Africa
Join 30+ million customers saving on money transfers with Revolut. Send international transfers from the UK to South Africa today!
How to send money with Revolut
Send money to South Africa in 3 simple steps
- 1Start your transfer
Choose how much you want to send, and where you want your money to go
- 2Get transparent rates
Enjoy competitive exchange rates, without hidden fees
- 3Send your money
Enter the recipient's details, and we'll do the rest
How much does it cost to transfer money to South Africa from the UK?
When sending money to South Africa from the UK, we won't charge you currency exchange fees on weekdays, as long as your transfer is within your exchange allowance. A transfer fee may apply, but this will depend on the amount you send, and your plan's international transfer allowance. Check our pricing widget for more details on international transfers and fees
How long will my money transfer to South Africa from the UK take?
Bank transfers to South Africa from the UK usually arrive within 3 to 5 business days. Transfers to other Revolut customers and card transfers usually arrive in minutes. We’ll keep you updated on the status of your transfer
Get the Revolut app to send money to South Africa
Sending money with no hidden fees
What you see is what you pay when you make a money transfer from the UK, with all our fees clearly displayed in-app
How to make your first money transfer to South Africa
Get Revolut App
Install our Android or iOS app, then sign up
Add money to your account
Top up your Revolut account via your card or bank account
Choose your currency and destination country. Add the recipient's details and tap 'Send' when you’re ready
Choose a payment option that works for you
The best ways to send money to South Africa, explained
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Send money to South Africa from the UK with Revolut
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Global payments and beyond
Seamless money transfers to South Africa, whatever the purpose
Send money home
Transfer money online to family or friends in South Africa
Settle international bills from the UK
From paying tuition fees, to managing property in South Africa — transfer funds effortlessly
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Transfer money to South Africa FAQs
What are the limits for online money transfers to South Africa?
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- Clicking on your profile icon on the Home screen
- Scrolling to the bottom of the page
What details do I need for an international bank transfer?
How long does it take to send money online to South Africa?
How can I send money to South Africa online?
- Download the Revolut app for free on your Android or iPhone and sign up
- Add money to your Revolut account by topping up via your card or bank account
- Choose your destination country and currency
- Enter your recipient's details. You'll usually need their full name, bank account number, and sort code. Some payment methods and destination countries may require additional information
How do I add money to a Revolut account?
- Bank transfer
- Apple Pay or Google Pay
- Transfers from other Revolut users
- Linked accounts
- Direct deposit