Remittance Prices Worldwide

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Data collected on: Oct 26, 2020
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Transfer speed
<em>Transfer Speed</em> has been standardized in six broad categories.
Receiving method
Exchange rate margin (%)sort ascending
The exchange rate margin is the cost resulting from the fact that the firm applies a rate that is different from the market reference rate. The margin is the percentage difference between the market reference rate and the exchange rate actually applied to the transaction.
Total cost (%)
The total cost of sending a remittance transfer includes: the fee charged to the sender plus the exchange rate margin.
Total cost (USD)
The total cost of sending a remittance transfer includes: the fee charged to the sender plus the exchange rate margin.
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
6.26
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.35
6.26
9.769.76
19.5219.52
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
6.26
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.35
6.26
9.769.76
19.5219.52
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
3.99
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.48
3.99
6.486.48
12.9612.96
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
3.99
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.48
3.99
6.486.48
12.9612.96
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.990.99
3.46
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.51
3.46
3.963.96
7.927.92
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
6.996.99
3.11
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.53
3.11
6.606.60
13.2013.20
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
6.996.99
3.11
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.53
3.11
6.606.60
13.2013.20
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
2.76
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.55
2.76
5.255.25
10.5010.50
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.995.99
2.76
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.55
2.76
5.755.75
11.5011.50
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
2.58
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.56
2.58
6.586.58
13.1613.16
Walmart2World
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
1.88
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.60
1.88
5.885.88
11.7611.76
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
3.683.68
7.367.36
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
3.683.68
7.367.36
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
1.181.18
2.362.36
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
1.181.18
2.362.36
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
6.006.00
0.83
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.66
0.83
3.833.83
7.667.66
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
0.83
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.66
0.83
4.334.33
8.668.66
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.004.00
0.83
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.66
0.83
2.832.83
5.665.66
Dahabshiil
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
12.0012.00
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
6.006.00
12.0012.00
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
5.255.25
Total Average Third Quarter 2020
6.656.65
Total Average
Fee
5.525.52
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
2.492.49
Total Cost Percent (%)
5.255.25
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
10.5110.51
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Next day 2 days 3-5 days
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet
Payment instrument
Access point
Sending network coverage
Receiving method
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
1.181.18
5.905.90
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.000.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
1.181.18
5.905.90
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.004.00
0.83
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.66
0.83
1.631.63
8.158.15
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
5.005.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
2.182.18
10.9010.90
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.007.00
1.18
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.64
1.18
2.582.58
12.9012.90
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
6.006.00
0.83
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.66
0.83
2.032.03
10.1510.15
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
0.990.99
3.46
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.51
3.46
3.663.66
18.3018.30
Ria
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
N/AN/A
N/A
not available
N/A
N/AN/A
N/AN/A
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
2.76
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.55
2.76
3.763.76
18.8018.80
Xoom
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
10.4910.49
2.76
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.55
2.76
4.864.86
24.3024.30
Walmart2World
Firm type: Bank
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent, Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
1.88
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.60
1.88
3.483.48
17.4017.40
Dahabshiil
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
Medium
30.0030.00
0.00
Percentage difference between market reference rate 1.00 and exchange rate charged 1.00
0.00
6.006.00
30.0030.00
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.999.99
3.99
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.48
3.99
5.985.98
29.9029.90
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
4.994.99
3.99
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.48
3.99
4.984.98
24.9024.90
MoneyGram
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
8.008.00
2.58
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.56
2.58
4.184.18
20.9020.90
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
High
7.997.99
3.11
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.53
3.11
4.714.71
23.5523.55
WorldRemit
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Internet
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
7.997.99
3.11
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.53
3.11
4.714.71
23.5523.55
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.009.00
6.26
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.35
6.26
8.068.06
40.3040.30
Western Union
Firm type: Money Transfer Operator
Payment instrument
Access point
Agent
Sending network coverage
High
Receiving method
Agent
High
9.009.00
6.26
Percentage difference between market reference rate 5.71 and exchange rate charged 5.35
6.26
8.068.06
40.3040.30
Total Average Fourth Quarter 2020
4.074.07
Total Average Third Quarter 2020
5.245.24
Total Average
Fee
7.417.41
Exchange Rate Margin (%)
2.592.59
Total Cost Percent (%)
4.074.07
Total Cost (USD) Total Cost (USD)
20.3420.34
Non-Transparent records
Bank account transfer Debit/credit card Cash
Less than one hour Next day 2 days 3-5 days
Bank account Cash Mobile wallet