Frequently Asked Questions

Send money to a bank account in India

What information do I need to send money to a bank account in India?

What is an IFSC Code?

Which banks in India can I send money to?

Can I send to my Receiver’s NRI account in India?

What payment options are available?

What currency is available for payout?

How long does it take to send money to a bank account in India?

 

What information do I need to send money to a bank account in India?

All you need is the Receiver’s bank name, bank account number, and the IFSC Code.

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What is an IFSC Code?

For money transfer transactions into a bank account to India, the IFSC (Indian Financial System Code) is required. This 11-character code is used in identifying the bank and branch of your receiver’s bank account. This code can be found on your receiver’s bank statement or on the bottom of their check.

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Which banks in India can I send money to?

You can send money to any bank in the NEFT network, which includes most major banks in India.

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Can I send to my Receiver’s NRI account in India?

Yes, you can send to a bank account including domestic, NRO or NRE accounts.

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What payment options are available?

You can send cash at thousands of Agent locations or online from your bank account (ACH) or with your credit or debit card.1

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What currency is available for payout?

Payout currency for the Receiver is available in rupees.

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How long does it take to send money to a bank account in India?

When you send money at an Agent location or with a credit card1 online, it will be delivered to the Receiver’s bank account within three bank business days. When you send money online from a bank account using ACH, it will generally be delivered within four banking business days.2

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1 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply.

2 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours,differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See Send form for details.