Here you’ll find answers to the most common questions about Russian ruble (RUB) transfers.
You can't currently send money from RUB.
Who can I send RUB to?
You can send RUB to bank accounts or cards in Russia.
What information do I need about my recipient?
In Russia, you can send to either a bank account or card.
If you send to a card, we require the following:
If you send to a bank account, we require the following:
How much can I send?
You can send up to 100,000 RUB to card recipients, but up to 50 million RUB to recipient bank accounts.
How long does it usually take for the money to arrive?
Once TransferWise receives and converts your money, it usually takes 0–2 working days to arrive in your recipient’s bank account. If you're sending to their card, it usually arrives on the same working day.
Conversion can take up to 2 working days.
We’ll always give you an estimate for how long your transfer will take when you set it up.
Are there any restrictions on sending to RUB?
Due to how we’re regulated, we can only send RUB to private individuals in Russia. We’re not able to send to businesses or government authorities.
Due to current EU sanctions, we cannot send RUB to Crimea or Sevastopol.
Is there any other information I need to know?
We can't send USD or EUR to accounts in Russia.