How to send money to Sudan

You have options when you send money Sudan. Do you know which one works best for you?

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Sending money to someone in Sudan can seem like a complex process, especially if you aren’t sure where to start. Even if you can’t find a bank that can exchange your dollars for Sudanese pounds, there are still ways to get the money your recipient needs to them without spending a huge amount in fees.

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Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
USD 10 1 - 2 days HKD 140.00 0.129 USD
1,272
以透明的匯率,低收費及低最低金額的網上服務作匯款。 Make online transfers with transparent exchange rates, low fees and low minimum amounts. Go to site Show details
USD 5 1 - 2 days HKD 25.00 0.128 USD
1,274
新客戶可享有首三個月無限次免手續費匯款。New customers get 3 months of unlimited free transfers.
可用15+種貨幣匯款,享有超越銀行的匯率以及快速轉賬時間。 Get bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
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SGD 1 1 day HKD 42.00 0.129 USD
1,285
你首兩次港幣$15,000或以下的匯款,手續費全免。Pay no fees on your first two transfers, up to HK$15,000.
象徵式收費以及中間價匯率,可匯款至高達30多個國家。 Transfer money to over 30 countries with nominal fees and the mid-market exchange rate.
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USD 50 1 day HKD 35.00 0.129 USD
1,286
快捷又簡單的國際匯款服務,大部分匯款收取固定的0.5%手續費。部分貨幣更不設保證金率。 Quick and simple international money transfers with a flat 0.5% transfer fee for most transfers. Zero-margin rates on some currencies. Go to site Show details
USD 1 1 day HKD 0.00 0.127 USD
1,271
非Finder客戶將獲得較昂貴的匯率。 Better exchange rates for Finder customers.
可用超過130種貨幣匯款。 Send money in more than 130 currencies.
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USD 1 Within an hour HKD 20.00 0.129 USD
1,282
提供現金提取、銀行戶口之間轉賬與及Airtime匯款選擇的網上匯款服務,。 An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available. Go to site Show details
USD 100 1 day HKD 15.00 0.127 USD
1,269
非Finder客戶將獲得較昂貴的匯率。 Better exchange rates for Finder customers.
可用45種貨幣匯款。 Send money in 45 currencies.
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GBP 5,000 1 - 2 days HKD 0.00 0.127 USD
1,271
可匯款至20+個國家,無手續費。 Transfer money to 20+ countries with no transaction fees. Go to site Show details
USD 2,000 1 day HKD 0.00 0.127 USD
1,271
TorFX保證提供最佳的匯率。需受條款約束。TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate.
以30種貨幣匯款到全球。登記後,將會有一個客戶經理提供支持和引導。Send money overseas in 30+ currencies with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
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Disclaimer: Exchange rates change often. Confirm the total cost with the provider before transferring money.

How do I compare transfer companies when sending money to Sudan?

  • Exchange rate and fees. Some money transfer companies offer highly competitive exchange rates, but make up for it by charging high fees. You may also find companies that offer no-fee services but provide unfavorable exchange rates. Comparing how much money the recipient stands to receive should give you a clear picture of the better deal.
  • Ways to send money. See if your money transfer company will allow you to make a transfer online, in person or over the phone. Some even have stores you can visit to send money in person.
  • Ways to receive money. Check how your recipient can get their funds. A bank account deposit is normal, but if your recipient doesn’t have access to a bank account, there are also cash pickup options.
  • Turnaround time. Money transfer companies tend to process electronic fund transfers more quickly than banks. And if you’re sending money to a cash pickup location, the transfer can go through in minutes.
  • Transfer options. If you plan to send money to Sudan periodically and don’t want to go through the entire process every time, consider using the services of a money transfer company that lets you make scheduled payments.
  • Minimum transfer amounts. Some money transfers companies have no minimum transfer limits in place.

What are my options for sending money to Sudan from Hong Kong?

  • Banks. Find out if your bank lets you transfer funds to a Sudanese bank account. If it does, you may be able to initiate the process by visiting a branch, through online banking or over the phone. Purchasing a money order from your bank and mailing it is also an option, but will generally be quite slow.
  • Non-banks. You can use the services of a money transfer company like Western Union to send money to Sudan. You can also send money via PayPal, provided both you and the recipient have PayPal accounts.

Foreign exchange rates explained

Exchange rate is a tool used by banks and international companies to determine how much one currency is worth when traded for another. A strong currency like the Hong Kong dollar will generally yield more when exchanged for a weak currency like the Sudanese pound, though the exact amount is flexible based on the economies of both countries.

What are the steps to send money to Sudan?

  1. Find a money transfer company that can send money to Sudan.
  2. Register with the company by providing information about yourself.
  3. Start a transfer and select how much you want to send.
  4. Enter information about your recipient and pay for your transfer.
  5. Save your tracking number to keep tabs on your transfer’s progress.

The number of providers that send money to Sudan are limited, but you can still use a company like Western Union to complete a quick transfer. The steps will vary, but in general, they will follow similar steps.


Emergency cash transfers to Sudan

Things can get pricey when you need to send an emergency transfer. You may have a hard time finding a company that can process a money transfer request to Sudan quickly, and if you do, the company may charge high fees for the privilege. Compare the rates and fees you get to be sure you aren’t losing out.

Tips for picking up cash in Sudan

Picking up cash from a transfer agent in Sudan? Follow a few simple steps to ensure that you and your money stay safe:

  • Avoid any areas where crime is known to be a problem.
  • Keep your wallet and/or bag safe and secure at all times.
  • Take a friend along to provide additional security and peace of mind.
  • Don’t flash your cash around in public.
  • Don’t carry large sums of money around for any longer than is absolutely necessary.

Bottom line

The Sudanese pound is an exotic currency that has recently dropped in value. While this means you’ll be able to send more to your recipient, it also means you may have a harder time finding a company that is willing to make the transfer. Carefully consider your options and read up on the money transfer process to learn how to spot a good deal.

Cash pickup locations in Sudan

Money transfer companies like Western Union let you send money to cash pickup centers in Sudan. When collecting money from any cash pickup center, you’ll need to provide a suitable form of ID such as your passport or driver’s license. If the transfer involves a large sum, you may want to call the center in advance to ensure availability of funds.

Western Union

  • Khartoum

Parliament Branch
Alnijomi Street
Khartoum
Open 7:30am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday
+249-183-764490

  • Alsagana Branch

Alhuria Street
Khartoum
Open 7:30am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday
+249-183-764490

  • Omdurman

Omdurman Branch
Almourada Street
Omdurman
Open 7:30am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday
+249-183-764490

  • Souk Libya Branch

Souk Libya
P.O. Box 2056
Omdurman
Open 9am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday, closed on Friday,
Open 9am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday
+249-187-582187

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