Hello Paisa Money Transfer from South Africa

Hello Paisa Money Transfer from South Africa

Hello Paisa is a fast, cheap and secure way to send money to your loved ones overseas from South Africa.It uses up-to-date currency rates to help SA citizens, foreign passport holders, and asylum/work permit holders create transactions securely, conveniently and at cheap rates.

How to Sign-up with Hello Paisa

  • Registering with Hello Paisa is simple. All you need is proof of identification and proof of address
  • Dial *130*43556#, request a call back and a Hello Paisa agent will come to you.
  • Have the following documents ready:
    • Proof of identification – green barcoded South African ID, a valid foreign passport or a valid asylum permit
    • Proof of address – a lights and water bill, a bank statement, a valid South African TV license (all documents not older than 3 months), or if you do not have one of the mentioned documentation a field agent will come to verify your place of residence

How to add a recipient on  on Hello Paisa

  • Choose the country you want to send money to
  • Select the pay-out method
  • Choose the bank or pay-out partner you want to send to
  • Fill in the recipient’s details
  • Once you have loaded a beneficiary, sending cash to your loved ones is a click away
  • Ways to add a recipient:
    • Via the Hello Paisa app
    • Dial *130*43556#
    • Dial 0860 888 881


  • Once you are signed up and you’ve added a recipient, placing an order is very simple
  • Simply choose the recipient you want to send money to and type in the amount
  • We will give you the rate in real time and a reference number once you’ve placed the order
  • Ways to place an order:
    • Via the Hello Paisa app
    • Dial *130*43556#
    • Dial 0860 888 881


  • Once you’ve placed an order, we will send you a 14-digit Hello Paisa reference number directly to your cell phone
  • You can then visit any PEP, PEPcell or PEPhome to deposit the money


  • Your loved ones will receive a payment notification and your money can be drawn overseas in a matter of minutes from any of the Hello Paisa pay-out partners.
  • The receiver will be able to collect money from any Hello Paisa partners listed

Transfer money to these countries

  • Bangladesh
  • Botswana
  • China
  • Cameroon
  • DR Congo
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Senegal
  • Thailand
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia


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