Looking for the best way to send money from the United Kingdom to family, friends or businesses in Nepal (or even to your own bank account)? Don't head straight to your British bank - turn to online money transfer services instead. They nearly always offer better exchange rates and lower fees - which means for the same amount of pounds you send, the recipient will receive more rupees.
Use our table below to compare services that send money from the UK to Nepal. Compare the money transfer providers' fees and speeds, then click "Go to site" when you've found the best one to send your Pounds to Nepal.
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
Here's our simple process for sending a money transfer to Nepal as a cash pickup or bank transfer - the two options are similar:
If you send to a Nepali bank account, your recipient will need to wait for the funds to arrive. For a cash pick up, your Nepali recipient will need to show some form of photo ID in order to pick up the funds. It's also important that you give them the transaction reference number to streamline the process.
For larger transfer amounts, you may need to phone the agent location to ensure it has enough cash available.
How to decide which option is best for you to send money to Nepal.
To send money from the United Kingdom to Nepal, you'll need the following:
Most providers require a driver's licence, passport or other British government-issued ID. You can send transfers without the above but may need to give alternate ID instead.
Your options depend on the provider's services. Popular methods include cash, debit or credit card payments, bank account transfers and personal cheques.
You'll need their name (matching their ID) plus contact details. If sending to a Nepali bank account, you'll need the a/c number, SWIFT and branch details.
To collect money in person in Nepal, the recipient will need:
The reference number - sometimes called a PIN, MTCN or tracking number.
A official ID, such as a Nepali passport or driving licence.
To know how much has been sent, usually to within 10% of the total.
The sender's name and address and the country from where the money was sent.
The cost of sending money to Nepal from the United Kingdom depends on the exchange rate between GBP to NPR, the fees, how you want your recipient to receive your transfer and the turnaround time:
Read our expert analysis on Terra Luna Classic and how the token will perform in the future.
Read our expert analysis on ZUSD and how the token will perform in the future.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to buy ZUSD, lists some exchanges where you can get it and provides daily price data on (ZUSD).
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to buy ZUSD, lists some exchanges where you can get it and provides daily price data on ZUSD.
Read our expert analysis on Terra and how the token will perform in the future.
Read our expert analysis on Shiba Inu and how the token will perform in the future.
A panel of 35 industry specialists give us their predictions on the price of Bitcoin over the next decade.
Read our expert analysis on KRYLL and how the token will perform in the future.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to buy TrueAUD, lists some exchanges where you can get it and provides daily price data on (TAUD).
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to buy KRYLL, lists some exchanges where you can get it and provides daily price data on KRL.
finder.com is an independent comparison platform and information service that aims to provide you with the tools you need to make better decisions. While we are independent, the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which finder.com receives compensation. We may receive compensation from our partners for placement of their products or services. We may also receive compensation if you click on certain links posted on our site. While compensation arrangements may affect the order, position or placement of product information, it doesn't influence our assessment of those products. Please don't interpret the order in which products appear on our Site as any endorsement or recommendation from us. finder.com compares a wide range of products, providers and services but we don't provide information on all available products, providers or services. Please appreciate that there may be other options available to you than the products, providers or services covered by our service.