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Informr score
Remitly currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 18 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What the Critics Are Saying...

LOANS Canada
LOANS Canada

Originally, Remitly was created to help people who had immigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines send money back home. However, over the last few years, their network has expanded greatly and now accepts clients from the United States, Canada, Australia, the Eurozone (all 19 member states of the E...

- Bryan Daly, Caitlin Wood, LOANS Canada

Remitly is known for its delivery speed with lots of options to send to multiple countries. Other competitors charge higher fees for their speedy delivery, while Remitly offers speed with affordability. If you are a first time user, then you will receive a better exchange rate, compared to returning...

- Nicholas Say, MoneyCheck

Remitly is a suitable, low cost option for anyone wanting to send money to family and friends back home in less developed countries. It's easy to sign up and use, although there are some fairly strict limitations on the amounts you can send, and the exchange rate profit margin added is very variable...

- Yvonne Taylor, Finty

Remitly is a web-based money transfer provider that lets you send money fast from the U.S. to over 90 countries, especially the Americas. Competitors that have options for delivery within minutes tend to have higher fees, but Remitly balances speed with decent prices. It often charges fixed fees aro...

- Amber Murakami-Fester, NerdWallet

Remitly is designed to make it easy and affordable to send money to family and friends around the world. The service is built with migrant workers and immigrants with family abroad in mind. The fact that recipients can pick up cash as well as receive it in their bank accounts is a huge plus, as is t...

- Michael Graw, BestMoney


Headquarters Seattle, WA, USA
# of Supported Recipient Countries 122
# of Supported Sender Currencies 17
Supported sender currency -
Minimum Transfer Amount No
Daily Transfer Limit $2999
Minimum Fee $0.49
Time to Open an Account Few minutes
Documents Required Identification, Proof of address
Transfer Time (Minimum) Few minutes
Wire Type ACH Transfer, Wire Transfer
Exchange Rate Type Indicative
Payment Option Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Mobile App Android, iOS
SMS Notifications Yes
Email Updates Yes
Customer Support
Telephone Support


Email Support
Live Chat Support Yes

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