Send Money to Kenya

Exchange rates almost as good as a wildebeest migration

How to send money to Kenya

  • Gather the relevant banking information including the name of the bank, the bank branch code, the name on the recipient’s bank account, the account number and the SWIFT/BIC code.

  • Create a free online account with OFX, or login to get a live quote for your money transfer.

  • Enter your details and those of your recipient.

  • Choose ‘finalise transaction’ to process your payment.


It’s easy and affordable to send money to Kenya using OFX. Even if you’re not ready to transfer funds today, you can sign up now, so your account is active and ready when a great exchange rate comes up.

What currency is used in Kenya?

The primary currency in Kenya is the Kenya Shilling (KES).

Kenya Money Transfers – FAQs

Is there any limit on how much money I can send to Kenya?

No. OFX can transfer any amount over $250.    

Can I send money from a Kenyan bank account to Australia?

Unfortunately, we cannot send shillings from Kenya to Australia. However, if your Kenyan account is in another currency such as USD or AUD, we can help.

Does OFX transfer money to all Kenya banks?

OFX can transfer funds to most banks in Kenya, including, but not limited to:


  • Citibank

  • Barclays

  • Bank of Africa

  • CFC

  • Credit Bank

  • Dubai Bank Kenya

  • Diamond Trust Bank

  • Habib Bank


The OFX-factor:

You can reach our dedicated customer service agents 24/7 (including weekends and most holidays). When others are closed, we’re open. Need a quote? Need it ASAP? Need to talk to someone about your mother? We’re here for you.