SEND AND RECEIVE CASH WITH
INTER AFRICA AND
Inter Africa is proud to announce that we can send and receive money from Western Union customers. You can send money worldwide (to over 200 countries) from any one of our Inter Africa branches using Western Union’s Money In Minutes. Millions of people trust Western Union to send and receive money worldwide
ABOUT WESTERN UNION
- Western Union operates in over 200 countries and territories with a signiﬁcant amount of locations and agents.
- For details go to www.westernunion.com
- Fast, reliable and convenient.
DOCUMENTS NEEDED WHEN SENDING OR
RECEIVING A WESTERN UNION TRANSACTION
• Either a green barcoded South African ID, Smart ID or a valid passport with a valid permanent residence permit
• Proof of Address
• Proof of income
• Either a valid work permit if working or a temporary residence permit
• Either a valid maroon refugee ID, or a conﬁrmation of authenticity in writing from the Department of Home Affairs
•Identiﬁcation and Proof of Address
HOW TO SEND A TRANSACTION
- Give the teller at the authorised provider of the WESTERN UNION Money Transfer service the money you wish to send plus the fee and the required documents (see documentation section).
- The teller will process your transaction and when complete the teller will give you a receipt. Contact the receiver to give them the relevant information.
HOW TO RECEIVE MONEY
- The person sending you money will contact you and give you the information needed to collect the money.
- Go to an authorised provider of the WESTERN UNION Money Transfer service.
- Give the teller at the authorised provider of the WESTERN UNION Money Transfer service the required documents (see documentation section). The teller will hand you the money and a receipt
WHO CAN SEND AND RECEIVE MONEY
• South African Citizen
A citizen or a natural person who has taken up permanent residence in South Africa.
• South African Non-Resident
A person whose normal place of residence, domicile or registration is outside of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho and Namibia. Example: a foreign tourist who is visiting SA on a two week holiday. • Foreign National A natural person from a country outside of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho and Namibia, who is temporarily residing in South Africa, excluding those on holiday or business. Example: someone with a work permit.
• Refugee A person
who has left their place of customary residence owing to a well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion. Example: someone from a politically unstable country seeking refuge in South Africa.
When sending money from South Africa, the sender must provide the following information to the receiver:
• MTCN. The Money Transfer Control Number uniquely allocated to every transaction. • Amount of money sent. The amount of money to be received in the receiver’s local currency. • Name and address of sender. The full name as per the sender’s ID or passport, street (or postal) address, city, country and contact numbers of the person sending the money.
When receiving money in South Africa, the receiver must provide the following information from the sender:
• MTCN. The Money Transfer Control Number uniquely allocated to every transaction. • Amount of money to be received. The amount of money that the receiver is expecting. • Name and address of sender. The full name as per the ID or passport, street (or postal) address, city, country and contact numbers of person sending the money.