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TRY Transfers

Here you will find everything you need about sending to Turkish Lira. For more information and to get started with your first transfer, click here!

As our financial partners perform additional information and security checks from time to time, we may require more information about payments to this currency. If this is required for your payment, we will let you know by e-mail.

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Sending money to Turkey

Basic Information   Notes
TransferWise Fee See pricing page To check our pricing to TRY please see here.

You can also see 
how we work out our fees.
Delivery time* up to 1 working day *After payout. Please keep in mind that TransferWise can take up to two working days to convert your funds from receiving the deposit
Minimum/maximum amount
(per transfer)
1 TRY/1,000,000 TRY  
Countries we can send to Turkey and Northern Cyprus (as long as the IBAN begins with TR)  
Additional Receiving Banking Fees None  
Required Details    
Recipient Full Name Yes When sending to individuals, please including first name and surname. For extra long names, please use initials.
Recipient IBAN Yes IBAN should be 26 characters long (letters and numbers) and begin with 'TR'.
Amount Lock Transfers Yes The currency you're sending from must also be able to send fixed amounts.
Reference Email only The reference will not arrive on your recipient's bank account- instead it will be sent out via email to the email address you added with the recipient name and bank details.

Please note:
  • We pay out TRY transfers as EFT (electronic fund transfers), so please make sure the recipient's bank account can accept those. This feature can always be requested from a Turkish bank by the recipient before the transfer is sent to their account.
  • Due to Turkish regulations payments to savings accounts are not allowed. Turkish banks will reject these transfers.

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​Sending from Turkey​ 
Basic Information   Notes
TransferWise fee See pricing page To check our pricing from TRY please see here.

You can also see how we work out our fees.
Time for your money to reach TransferWise local bank transfer - up to 1 working day

SWIFT transfer -
 2 - 5 working days
Please check which date your bank has marked as the date the funds will be sent out.
Maximum amount (per transfer) 1,000,000 TRY  
How to send money local bank transfer  
  SWIFT transfer  
Additional sending fees No  
Guaranteed exchange rate Yes  
Amount Lock Transfers Yes The currency you're sending to must also be able to receive fixed amounts. Please see our other currency FAQs for more information.

Please note:
  • If you are making your first from TRY transfer with us, we will ask you for your 11-digit Turkish ID Number (T.C. Kimlik No). As we need to confirm it, your 1st transfer might take just a bit longer then usual. Don't worry - we'll only ask it once.

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