How to send money to Ghana
Learn how to transfer money to Ghana at the best rate in a few easy steps
1. Check the GHS mid-market rate against your sending currency
Although the currency market is fluctuating, it is a good idea to monitor it so that you can optimize how much you will get for your money. Track the exchange rate and validate your transfer when the GHS rate gets to a specific level.
2. Go with the most interesting option by comparing the 11 available companies.
We compare 11 money transfer companies to make money transfers to Ghana, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, Xendpay, WorldRemit. You will save big by comparing all your options and select the most competitive one for your upcoming money transfer.
3. Pick the best provider with your own criteria
What is the most important for you? Total cost, speed of the transaction, number of customer ratings? Consider the pros and cons of the different options before deciding which provider to use.
You may also want to pay attention to the pay-in and pay-out options. You can often find money transfer companies allowing you to wire the money from your bank account, others will also allow you to pay with your credit and debit cards. To receive the money in Ghana, you often have to decide if you want the amount in GHS to be deposited on a local bank account or available for pick-up in cash at an agent location.
4. Sign up and get started wih your money transfer with the service of your choice
Now is the time to sign up on the provider's homepage - be ready to give an ID document and/or a proof of adress - and set upyour transfer to Ghana.