Barclays Pingit international payments

Barclays Pingit international payments. Send payments to family and friends in selected countries, securely and free of charge.

Botswana

You can send money abroad using Barclays Pingit in the same way that you pay someone in the UK.

As the sender

  • You must be registered for Barclays Pingit to make international payments
  • You will need to have the recipient’s phone number (beginning with +267)

As the recipient

  • The recipient doesn't need a smartphone, but will require a phone that can receive text messages
  • The recipient will need to be registered for Hello Money in Botswana

Limits, fees and processing times

  • You can send from £25 to £1,500, and joint account customers can send up to £3,000. See our daily limits.
  • Payments sent before 4pm UK time on a UK working day should arrive the next working day. Payments sent after 4pm UK time, or on a non-working day, should arrive after 2 working days 1
  • We won't charge you to send money abroad using Barclays Pingit – an exchange rate will be applied when your payment is converted to the local currency

Ghana

You can send money abroad using Barclays Pingit in the same way that you pay someone in the UK.

As the sender

  • You must be registered for Barclays Pingit to make international payments
  • You will need to have the recipient’s phone number (beginning with +233)

As the recipient

  • The recipient doesn't need a smartphone, but will require a phone that can receive text messages
  • The recipient will need to be registered for Hello Money in Ghana

Limits, fees and processing times

  • You can send from £25 to £1,500, and joint account customers can send up to £3,000. See our daily limits.
  • Payments sent before 4pm UK time on a UK working day should arrive the next working day. Payments sent after 4pm UK time, or on a non-working day, should arrive after 2 working days 1
  • We won't charge you to send money abroad using Barclays Pingit – an exchange rate will be applied when your payment is converted to the local currency

India

You can send money abroad using Barclays Pingit in a similar way to paying someone in the UK.

As the sender

  • You must be 16 or over, have a UK current account and have a UK-registered mobile number
  • You must be registered for Barclays Pingit to make international payments
  • You will need to have the recipient’s phone number (beginning with +91)
  • Please note, this service is only available to iOS and Android users at present
  • This service is not available for Barclays Pingit business users or customers with a restricted Barclays Pingit Wallet Account

As the recipient

  • Recipients don’t have to bank with Barclays in India, but they must register to receive Barclays Pingit payments
  • We’ll ask recipients to register when you send them a payment if they haven’t already registered
  • We’ll send you a 5-digit code which you’ll need to share with the recipient. To keep your account safe, please call the recipient to share the code with them. Please do not send it to them using any form of written communication
  • To receive their payment, the recipient must use this code to register
  • At the same time that we send the 5-digit code to you, we’ll also send the recipient a text message asking them to register, using the code that you have given to them over the phone
  • The recipient must register within 5 working days of you sending the payment by calling +91 222 761 6161 from the same phone that the payment was sent to. Local call rates apply
  • The registration service is open Monday to Saturday from 9am-6pm IST, and is available in English, Hindi and Tamil
  • The recipient must provide their bank details when they call to register
  • We’ll notify you when the recipient has registered. You’ll have to open your Barclays Pingit app to confirm the pending payment
  • Money sent to recipients who have already registered to receive Barclays Pingit payments will go straight through
  • Recipients can’t use this service to send money back to the UK. This service only allows Barclays Pingit customers in the UK to send payments to India

Limits, fees and processing times

  • You can send from £25 to £1,500, and joint account customers can send up to £3,000. See our daily limits
  • A recipient must first register to receive payments. Payments sent before 4pm UK time on a UK working day should arrive the next working day. Payments sent after 4pm UK time should arrive after 2 working days. Payments sent on a non-working day, or Indian bank holiday may take longer 1
  • We won't charge you to send money abroad using Barclays Pingit – you just pay the exchange rate on the transfer when your payment is converted to the local currency. The exchange rate you’ll pay will show in your app when you make a payment.

Kenya

You can send money abroad using Barclays Pingit in the same way that you pay someone in the UK.

As the sender

  • You must be registered for Barclays Pingit to make international payments
  • You will need to have the recipient’s phone number (beginning with +254)

As the recipient

  • The recipient doesn't need a smartphone, but will require a phone that can receive text messages
  • The recipient will need to be registered for Hello Money in Kenya

Limits, fees and processing times

  • You can send from £25 to £1,500, and joint account customers can send up to £3,000. See our daily limits.
  • Payments sent before 4pm UK time on a UK working day should arrive the next working day. Payments sent after 4pm UK time, or on a non-working day, should arrive after 2 working days 1
  • We won't charge you to send money abroad using Barclays Pingit – an exchange rate will be applied when your payment is converted to the local currency

Mauritius

You can send money abroad using Barclays Pingit in the same way that you pay someone in the UK.

As the sender

  • You must be registered for Barclays Pingit to make international payments
  • You will need to have the recipient’s phone number (beginning with +230)

As the recipient

  • The recipient doesn't need a smartphone but will need to be an account holder with Barclays Mauritius and registered for Online Banking
  • The recipient will also need to have logged into Online Banking and have signed up to receive Pingit international payments

Limits, fees and processing times

  • You can send from £25 to £1,500, and joint account customers can send up to £3,000. See our daily limits.
  • Payments sent before 4pm UK time on a UK working day should arrive the next working day. Payments sent after 4pm UK time, or on a non-working day, should arrive after 2 working days 1
  • We won't charge you to send money abroad using Barclays Pingit – an exchange rate will be applied when your payment is converted to the local currency

Zambia

You can send money abroad using Barclays Pingit in the same way that you pay someone in the UK.

As the sender

  • You must be registered for Barclays Pingit to make international payments
  • You will need to have the recipient’s phone number (beginning with +260)

As the recipient

  • The recipient doesn't need a smartphone, but will require a phone that can receive text messages
  • The recipient will need to be registered for Hello Money in Zambia

Limits, fees and processing times

  • You can send from £25 to £1,500, and joint account customers can send up to £3,000. See our daily limits.
  • Payments sent before 4pm UK time on a UK working day should arrive the next working day. Payments sent after 4pm UK time, or on a non-working day, should arrive after 2 working days 1
  • We won't charge you to send money abroad using Barclays Pingit – an exchange rate will be applied when your payment is converted to the local currency

   

Learn more about the app

  • No need to share bank details, all you need is the recipient’s phone number
  • Just register with your sort code and account number, verify your details and you’re ready to go
  • You’re automatically protected in the event of fraud
  • You can use the app whether you bank with us or not

Get Barclays Pingit

To get the app, you’ll need an iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android device or Windows Phone 8 handset.

To download the app you must be 16 or over, have a UK current account and have a UK-registered mobile number.

 

 

Barclays Pingit – our award-winning mobile-payments service

Send money instantly to friends and family, or pay businesses with our smartphone app. Receive payments as well – paid straight into your account.

To get the app, you’ll need an iPhone, BlackBerry or Android device or Windows 8 phone.

Download the app

Don't have a smartphone? You can still register to receive payments without the app . You just need a UK mobile phone that can receive texts.

Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You must have a UK current account
  • You must have a UK-registered mobile number

 

Register without the app

You can register for Barclays Pingit without downloading the app if you just want to receive payments but don’t want to pay people.

 Important information

1. Times are estimates and may differ in some cases