Send money to South Africa

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers from Japan to South Africa.

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How to send money to South Africa in 3 easy steps

How much does it cost to transfer money to South Africa?

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in JPY to South Africa, you pay a small, flat fee of 673 JPY + 0.86% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront).


Fee depends on your chosen transfer type

Some transfer types have different fees which are usually tiny.


No hidden fees

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

Wise
Fees for our low cost transfers
Fixed fee
673 JPY
Variable feeup to 19,194,200 JPY/month
0.86%
Variable feemore than 19,194,200 JPY/month

How long will a money transfer to South Africa take?

A money transfer from Japan (JPY) to South Africa (ZAR) should arrive by Tuesday. Sometimes transfer times can differ based on payment methods or verification changes. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

On many popular routes, Wise can send your money within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.

Your transfer route

JPY
ZAR

Should arrive

by Tuesday

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Safeguarded with leading banks

We hold your money with established financial institutions, so it’s separate from our own accounts and in our normal course of business not accessible to our partners. Read more here.

Extra-secure transactions

We use 2-factor authentication to protect your account and transactions. That means you — and only you — can get to your money.

Data protection

We’re committed to keeping your personal data safe, and we’re transparent in how we collect, process, and store it.

Dedicated anti-fraud team

We work round the clock to keep your account and money protected from even the most sophisticated fraud.

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Send money to South Africa from Japan with the most international app

Looking for an app to send money to South Africa? Sending money is easy with Wise app.

  • Cheaper transfers abroad - free from hidden fees and exchange rate markups.
  • Check exchange rates - see on the app how exchange rates have changed over time.
  • Repeat your previous transfers - save the details, and make your monthly payments easier.
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