Send money to Ethiopia

  • Your first transfer is fee FREE
  • Send money safe & secure
  • High rates and low fees

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Send money for cash pickup with these local partners, and more, in Ethiopia

Send money to any mobile wallet with the following mobile providers in Ethiopia

How can you send money to Ethiopia

ICN Payout

Cash pickup

Send money for cash pickup: click here to see all of our locations
ICN Payout

Mobile wallet

Deposit money in a mobile wallet

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How long would your money transfer take to Ethiopia?

Bank Deposit

SW Urgent International Bank Deposit


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Cash Pickup

United Bank (Beneficiary Paid In Ethiopian Birr)


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Enat Bank S.C (Beneficiary Paid In Ethiopian Birr)


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Mobile Wallet



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The delivery time may vary by the jurisdiction in which the transaction originates. For U.S. transactions, delivery times will be reflected in a disclosed date of availability that is included on the customer's receipt.

In the case of the cash pickup service, the availability of payment of the order will depend on the payer.

Benefit from our exchange rate with the Ethiopian birr

On our web page, you can compare our exchange rates and preview how much your transfer is in birr. This way, you can compare how much the exchange rate is between the US dollar and Ethiopian birr, the euro and the GBP, or any other currency you want to send through your transfer.

At Small World, we know you work hard to send money back to Ethiopia. That is why we make sure that you get the most out of your transfer when converting your euros, dollars, pounds, or local currency to birr.

Our Partners in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, we have payment points distributed throughout the country where the money you want to send can be collected.

It doesn't matter if you want to send money to Addis Ababa or if you need to transfer money to Nazrēt, our partners in Ethiopia enable us to provide a service wherever you are in the country. Does your family live in Gonder? Do you need to see who our agents are in Mekele? How much time does it take to pick up money in Āwasa? With our interactive map, you can see all the pickup locations across Ethiopia.

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How to send money to Ethiopia from abroad

Setting up your transfer couldn't be easier. You only need to follow three simple steps:

  • Create your account with us. You can use our web page or our app to set up your account.
  • Upload a document confirming your identity. As mentioned, for security reasons, we verify the identity of all of our users. You can upload your document directly via our account.
  • Send your first transfer to Ethiopia. Now you only need to set up your transaction. You can send money via your credit cards, Visa or Mastercard in your payment methods or by making a bank transfer. If you choose the second method, please keep in mind we cannot start processing it until we have received it.


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