Send money to Japan

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers from the US to Japan.

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  • 2.79 USD
  • 6.06 USDOur fee
  • 8.85 USDTotal fees
  • =
    991.15 USDTotal amount we’ll convert
  • ×

Should arrive by Wednesday 2:00 AM

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Sending 1,000 USD withRecipient gets(Total after fees)
154,263 JPY
Transfer fee
Exchange rate(1 USD JPY)
Exchange rate markup
8.28 USD

Cost of transfer
8.28 USD

154,173 JPY- 89 JPY
Transfer fee
8.85 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD JPY)
Exchange rate markup

Cost of transfer
8.85 USD

153,075 JPY- 1,188 JPY
Transfer fee
Exchange rate(1 USD JPY)
Exchange rate markup
15.91 USD

Cost of transfer
15.91 USD

152,636 JPY- 1,626 JPY
Transfer fee
6.99 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD JPY)
Exchange rate markup
11.82 USD

Cost of transfer
18.81 USD

149,237 JPY- 5,026 JPY
Transfer fee
4.99 USD
Exchange rate(1 USD JPY)
Exchange rate markup
35.77 USD

Cost of transfer
40.76 USD
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How much does it cost to transfer money to Japan?

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in USD to Japan, you pay a small, flat fee of 8.11 USD + 0.41% 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.

Fees for our low cost transfers
Fixed fee
8.11 USD
Variable feeup to 129,085 USD/month
Variable feemore than 129,085 USD/month

How long will a money transfer to Japan take?

A money transfer from the US (USD) to Japan (JPY) should arrive by Wednesday 2:00 AM. 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 arrive

by Wednesday 2:00 AM

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Trust Wise with safe & secure money transfers to Japan

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.

Online scams are on the rise. Learn how to stay safe.

Send money to Japan from the US with the Wise app

Looking for an app to send money to Japan? 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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