Transfer money to Pakistan using Ria Money Transfer

Tommy Buckley

Need to send money over to Pakistan? The act of sending money overseas is nowadays a widespread phenomenon. Whether it’s expats supporting their families back home, friends chipping in to help each other out during tough times, or in case you need to contribute to celebrate special occasions.

No matter what you're up to, you'll want to know the best and easiest way to send money across borders. You've got Ria Money Transfer as one of these options.

They offer competitive exchange rates and clear-cut fees to keep things straightforward and handy. In this article, we'll show you how to send money to Pakistan with Ria Money Transfer, talk about fees, transfer times, and all the important details. We'll also introduce you to Wise, a multi-currency account

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How to Send Money to Pakistan Using Ria Money Transfer Step by Step

Sending money to Pakistan through Ria Money Transfer is a piece of cake.¹ Here’s a step-by-step guide to make it a breeze:

  1. Create an account: If you haven't already, hop on Ria's website or mobile app and set up an account. Share your name, email address, and contact info.

  2. Choose Pakistan as the Recipient Country: Once you're logged in, select Pakistan as the destination for your money transfer.

  3. Pick the Transfer Amount: Pop in the amount you want to send to your recipient in Pakistan. Ria will show you the exchange rate and any associated fees.

  4. Select Payment Method: Take your pick from various payment options like debit cards, credit cards, or bank transfers to fund your transfer.

  5. Choose Payout Method: Ria offers different ways for your recipient to receive the money in Pakistan, like bank deposits, cash pickup, or even home delivery in some places. Pick what suits them best.

  6. Enter Recipient Details: Give your recipient's full name, address, and contact number. Accuracy is the key to avoid any hiccups in the transfer.

  7. Review and Confirm: Give everything a once-over, from exchange rates and fees to recipient info. Confirm it all before proceeding.

  8. Complete the Transfer: Once you're satisfied with the details, make the payment to finalize the transfer.

  9. Track Your Transfer: Ria provides a tracking number to keep an eye on your transaction's progress. You and your recipient will receive notifications when the money is ready for pickup or deposit.

And voilà! With these steps, you can safely and easily send money to Pakistan using Ria Money Transfer.

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Receiving Money with Ria Money Transfer in Pakistan

When it comes to receiving money through Ria Money Transfer in Pakistan, you’ve got a few options on your plate:

  1. Bank transfer account

  2. Mobile wallet

  3. Cash pickup

If you’re getting the payment sent to your bank account or mobile wallet, you won’t need to do much, the money will come right to you, easy-peasy.

But if your payout method is cash pickup, you’ll need to go to one of the Ria agent branches with some documents including a proper government-issued photo ID, like a passport or driving licence, as well as the order number and PIN from your receipt. You can get this receipt after the transfer is confirmed. Be sure that the name on your photo ID matches the name you provided when arranging the transfer.

Ria Money Transfer: Transfer Limits to Pakistan

For online money transfers to Pakistan, the daily and monthly transfer limits are set at £4,999. If you wish to send an amount exceeding this limit, you won’t be able to do so online, but you can visit a Ria store for this purpose. However, for larger transfers, you’ll need to provide additional information such as ID, social security number, and other necessary paperwork.⁴ On the other hand, when using Wise, the total limit is approximately £2,700, and you can send around £330 per transfer to bank accounts.⁵

Ria Money Transfer Pickup Locations in Pakistan

If you’re planning to receive your transfer as a cash pickup, Ria Money Transfer has 38,000+ locations for it near Pakistan and 500,000+ agents in the whole world. You can use the agent find tool available online or the Ria app to find an appropriate location.

How Long Does it Take to Send Money to Pakistan with Ria Money Transfer

Quite a few factors come into play when it comes to the time it takes for your transfer to reach your recipient. Things like the payment method you pick, the delivery option you choose, the day of the week, and even security reviews can have an impact.

Going for a bank account funded transfer is usually the most cost-effective route, but it might take up to 4 business days for the funds to make their way to Ria. If you want something faster, paying with a credit or deceit card, or using cash at a Ria branch, is your way to smooth transfers. With these options, your money typically arrives within 15 minutes to 6 hours.⁶ When we take a look at Wise, your money can be sent within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.⁷

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Now we’ve got you covered on everything you need to know when making a money transfer with Ria to Pakistan: fees, transfer times, exchange rates, how to get started, how to do it, the whole caboodle.

Just remember that Ria isn’t your only option, so take a look and compare both the fees and exchange rates before sending money abroad. Whether you're using Ria, Wise, or another provider, make sure you're getting the absolute best deal on your international transfers. Cheers to savvy money transfers!

Please see the Terms of Use for your region or visit Wise Fees & Pricing for the most up to date pricing and fee information.

Sources used:

  1. Ria Money Transfer - How do I send Money with Ria?
  2. Ria Money Transfer - Fees
  3. Wise - Fees
  4. Ria Money Transfer - Limits
  5. Wise - Limits
  6. Ria Money Transfer - How long do transfers take?
  7. Speed: Transaction speed claimed depends on funds availability, approval by Wise’s proprietary verification system and systems availability of our partners’ banking system, and may not be available for all transactions.

Sources last checked on date: 27-July-2023


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