Money Transfer Services

World Remit and National Bank have partnered to bring you instant cash transfers to your account at National Bank. This is a safe, secure and fast means to transfer cash to your account from over 50 send countries. To send money through World Remit, register on

Added Advantage:

  1. WR is affordable with cost of transactions as low as $2.
  2. Deposit funds to your account both in KES & USD.
  3. Send funds for collection at any of our branch locations.
  4. Deposit funds to any bank account in Kenya.
  • What is WorldRemit?

    WorldRemit is an online service that allows customer to send money abroad from a smartphone, tablet or computer. Money can be sent to bank accounts, for cash pickup, to a Mobile Money service (sometimes called mobile wallets) and as a mobile airtime top-up. WorldRemit offers greater convenience than traditional money transfer services that often require their customers to travel to a high-street agent.

  • What services will the NBK/WR partnership offer to customers?

    This partnership allows customers of NBK to send money from the diaspora for cash pick up or to bank accounts in Kenya, both in NBK and in other Kenyan banks. Cash pick up is done at all our branch locations in KES only and bank deposits are processed centrally at NBK operations division in KES & USD.

  • Why should a customer use World Remit?

    WR is an online service that is simple to use, low cost, fast and secure. A customer can send money from a smartphone, tablet or computer anytime, day or night. Money can be sent to bank accounts or for cash pickup.

  • Who benefits from the NBK/WR partnership?

    Kenyans in the diaspora residing in WR send countries (This is available on under the section ‘send from’) who intend to send money to persons residing in Kenya for cash pick up or directly to their accounts in Kenyan banks.

  • What services are not offered on World Remit?

    WorldRemit does not accept cash as a means of paying for money transfer. Transactions are processed directly from the sender’s bank account via either debit card or credit card.

  • Will NBK process both send and receive transactions?

    Kenya is a receive only country for World Remit. This means that NBK will only process receive transactions both for cash pick up and bank deposit.

  • Is it safe to send money via World Remit?

    WR has ensured that the website and Apps are secure using certified technology from Norton that ensures a client’s computer or smartphone will only communicate with WorldRemit once the connection to their system has been authenticated.

  • How does it work?

    It’s so much simpler and more convenient to send money online, than having to visit an agent or a bank. The customer will just follow these steps:

    • Choose the country (Kenya)
    • Choose how they want send your money: Cash pickup, Bank deposit
    • Choose how much they want to send – (Thefees and exchange rate will be clearly shown)
    • Enter recipient’s details
    • Pay



  • How quickly will funds be credited in the account for Bank deposit?

    Before system integration, funds sent to accounts before 3PM Kenyan time will be applied same day. All funds received after 3pm will be applied the following day. After integration, funds to NBK will be applied round the clock, but funds to other banks will be subjected to RTGS cut off.

  • How does Cash pick up Happen?

    The customer will walk in to the branch and be served by the MTS teller, they will provide the teller with a transaction ID, and the teller will pay per the laid down process. Funds once paid by the seller are immediately available for pick up at our branch location (during operation hours).

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