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Ways to send money to Sierra Leone
Ways to receive money in Sierra Leone
Transfer money to Sierra Leone at work, home or on the go through the handy Western Union® app. Send money from virtually anywhere.Download today
Visit us in person at one of thousands of agent locations across the UK. Get support with your Sierra Leone money transfer and pay using cash or a credit1/debit card.Find a location
Send money to your receiver for convenient cash collection at hundreds of agent locations across Sierra Leone – from Freetown to Makeni.Explore agent locations
Register your Western Union profile and transfer money to your receiver’s mobile wallet3 in Sierra Leone with ease.Learn more about mobile wallet
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit1 or debit card
Track your transfer to Sierra Leone in real time – with live alerts when it reaches your receiver.
Start your money transfer to Sierra Leone online, then pay in-store.
Save the details of your receiver in Sierra Leone to repeat transfers in a few taps.
Send fast money transfers
Whether your loved one wants to receive their transfer for cash pickup or to a mobile wallet2, they could be collecting their funds within minutes3.Send money now
Get a free estimate before you send
Use our free price estimator tool to see the current exchange rates for GBP to SLL, as well as the transfer fees4, delivery time and other costs.Use our free estimator
Have your receiver details ready
It pays to prepare. Before you arrange a money transfer to Sierra Leone, ask your receiver for all the relevant information you’ll need to speed up the process.Start sending money
Our network covers more than 200 countries and territories, with hundreds of thousands of agent locations around the world.
Prefer to pay for your transfer to Sierra Leone by cash, credit1/debit card or using your bank account? The choice is yours with Western Union.
Create an online profile with Western Union for free. Save your receiver’s details, track a transfer and make straightforward money transfers to Sierra Leone.
Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) and share with your receiver to see the status of your money transfer to Sierra Leone.
Save time by storing your receiver’s details in your Western Union profile, so you can make quick and easy transfers in the future.
Follow our step-by-step guide for sending money to Sierra Leone:
To send money to Sierra Leone online for cash pickup, you’ll need the receiver’s full name, the purpose of transaction and source of funds. If you’re sending the money to a mobile wallet2, you’ll need all of this information, as well as the receiver’s wallet information – including the wallet service provider and mobile number.
For cash pickup, you can send up to 7,378.44 GBP to Sierra Leone online. If paying in-store, you can send up to 5,000 GBP. For transfers to a mobile wallet2, you can send up to 1,950 GBP. Use our price estimator for the latest information and guidance.
The cost to make Sierra Leone money transfers depends on the amount you want to send and your chosen payment method. Check any transfer fees4 online before you send money and see the latest exchange rate.
Prefer to send money to Sierra Leone in person? To get started:
If you want to avoid paper forms and aim for a faster checkout experience, you can lock in the exchange rate and fee4 by setting up a transfer on the app or online. Make sure you bring your photo ID to an agent location within 24 hours to complete the transfer.
1 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.
2 Additional charges, including SMS and account cash-out fees, may be applied to the receiver’s mobile wallet account by the mobile network operator and/or wallet service provider.
3 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 terms for details.
4 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.