Send money to a bank account

How to send money directly to a bank account

Save your loved ones time by sending money directly to their bank accounts at more than 400 banks around the world via Standard Bank South Africa.

 
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1. Find a Standard Bank agent location

Find a Standard bank location in South Africa near you.

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2. Prepare for your agent visit

  • For all sends:
    • South Africa Resident
      • Your Identity Document (Valid Passport /Green bar coded ID)
      • Your proof of residence- not older than 3 months e.g. Utility bill or bank statement (Needed once off for registration purposes)
      • Your recipient's full name matching their I.D., Bank Account details (e.g. Bank name and a/c no.) and their country
      • The amount you wish to send, plus fees
    • Foreign Nationals
      • Your Identity Document (Valid Passport /Asylum seeker documents).
      • Your proof of residence- not older than 3 months e.g. Utility bill or bank statement (Needed once off for registration purposes)
      • Your proof of income (pay slip)
      • Your recipient's full name matching their I.D., Bank Account details (e.g. Bank name and a/c no.) and their country
      • The amount you wish to send, plus fees
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3. Complete your transaction

Where applicable, complete a send form. Give the agent the completed form with applicable funds (including transaction fees)

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4. Notify your recipient

The recipient will not require the 8-digit reference number to collect his remittance. Funds will be sent directly into their account.

 

* Please note: account details vary by country, with some requiring additional information.