Send Money to the United Arab Emirates

How to send money to the United Arab Emirates

  • 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 the United Arab Emirates 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 the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?

The primary currency in United Arab Emirates is the United Arab Emirates dirham (AED).

How to send money to the UAE at a great exchange rate

If you want to read up on the factors that influence the value of the AED or other currencies, head over to the Exchange Rates section of our site.

United Arab Emirates Money Transfers – FAQs

Is there any limit on how much money I can send to the United Arab Emirates?

No. OFX can transfer any amount over £250.    

Can I send money from a United Arab Emirates bank account to the UK?

Sure. If you live in the UAE, you’ll want to complete your registration with our European branch. If you live in Australia, register now to send money to Europe with your Australian bank account.

Does OFX transfer money to all United Arab Emirates banks?

OFX can transfer funds to most banks in United Arab Emirates, including, but not limited to:

  • Emirates NBD

  • National Bank of Abu Dhabi

  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

  • First Gulf Bank

  • Dubai Islamic 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.