Send money to Africa
Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers from Turkey to Africa.
Transfers from Turkey
Ödeme ve Elektronik para işlemleriniz lisanslı bir kuruluş olan ve Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Merkez Bankası ("TCMB") tarafından denetlenen Birleşik Ödeme Hizmetleri ve Elektronik Para A.Ş.'nin finansal hizmet sağlayıcılığı ile gerçekleşmektedir. Diğer yandan, İngiltere ve Galler'de tescilli Wise Payments Limited hizmete yalnızca "aracı" olarak yardımcı olup TCMB ve sair yetkili merciler nezdinde Elektronik Para ve Ödeme Hizmetleri Kuruluşu olarak faaliyet gösterme iznine sahip değildir.
The payment and electronic money transactions are carried out by the financial service provider of Birleşik Ödeme Hizmetleri ve Elektronik Para A.Ş., which is a licensed institution and supervised and audited by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey ("CBRT"). On the other hand, Wise Payments Limited, registered in England and Wales is acting as an "agency" in this service, which has no license to act as an Electronic Money and Payment Services Institution granted by the CBRT, and any other authorized authority.
How to send money to Africa in 3 easy steps
Enter amount to send in TRY.
Pay in TRY with your debit card or credit card, or send the money from your online banking.
Choose recipient in Africa.
Select who you want to send money to and which pay-out method to use.
Send TRY, receive ZAR.
The recipient gets money in ZAR directly from Wise’s local bank account.
Wise is easy.
How to send money to Africa from Turkey
- Just tap in how much, and where to.
- Then make a local payment to Wise, whether it's with a bank transfer, swift or your debit or credit card.
- And that's it.
Wise converts your money at the 'inter-bank' rate – the real rate – so you save big time (even versus the guys saying there's 'zero' commission). On Wise, there's no room for sneaky bank surcharges or creeping hidden charges.
How much does it cost to transfer money to Africa?
Pay a small, flat fee and percentage
To send money in TRY to Africa, you pay a small, flat fee of 82.45 TRY + 1.26% 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.
How long will a money transfer to Africa take?
A money transfer from Turkey (TRY) to 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
Should arriveby Tuesday
What you’ll need for your online money transfer to Africa
Register for free.
Sign up online or in our app for free. All you need is an email address, or a Google or Facebook account.
Choose an amount to send.
Tell us how much you want to send. We’ll show you our fees upfront, and tell you when your money should arrive.
Add recipient’s bank details.
Fill in the details of your recipient’s bank account.
Verify your identity.
For some currencies, or for large transfers, we need a photo of your ID. This helps us keep your money safe.
Pay for your transfer.
Send your money with a bank transfer.
We’ll handle the rest. You can track your transfer in your account, and we'll tell your recipient it's coming.
Best ways to send money to Africa
Bank TransferBank transfers are usually the cheapest option when it comes to funding your international money transfer with Wise. Bank transfers can be slower than debit or credit cards, but they usually give you the best value for your money. Read more how to use bank transfers as a payment option.
Trust Wise with safe & secure money transfers to Africa
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We’re regulated by authorities around the world. This includes the FCA in the UK and FinCEN in the US.
We make sure your money’s secure, and that Wise is financially stable. As we’re not a bank, your money isn’t FSCS protected — instead we safeguard it.
We use 2-factor authentication to protect your account and transactions. That means you — and only you — can get to your money.
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We work round the clock to keep your account and money protected from even the most sophisticated fraud.
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