KES Transfers

KES Transfers

Here you will find everything you need about sending to Kenyan Shillings. We cannot currently send money from KES. 

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Sending to KESalt


Basic Information   Notes
Delivery time* The money should arrive the same business day that it is sent out *After payout. Please keep in mind that TransferWise can take up to two working days to convert your funds from receiving the deposit.
Maximum amount
(per transfer)
No maximum limit when sending to a bank account.
69,999 KES when sending to an M-PESA wallet
Maximum amount you can send is also subject to the currency you're sending from.
Countries we can send to Kenya only  
Additional Receiving Banking Fees None  
Required Details    
Recipient Full Name 35 English characters only When sending to individuals, please including first name and surname
Bank Transfer    
Bank Name Yes Choose from a drop down menu
Account Number Yes 8-20 digits
M-PESA transfer    
Mobile number Yes Always a Kenyan mobile phone number that starts with 254
Amount Lock Transfers Yes The currency you're sending from must also be able to send fixed amounts.
Business Transfer Yes Both the sender and recipient can be a business
Reference Yes Reference is sent via email and up to 35 characters. If you're sending to an M-PESA wallet, your reference won't go through so our partner will forward their own reference.

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