Haitian remittances more than quadrupled between 1971 and 2020, eventually comprising over a fifth of the country’s economy. The Haitian diaspora is prominent worldwide. The study found that about 1.5 million Haitian-born adults are living and working abroad and that 80% of them send money to relatives on a regular basis.
Remitly helps you convert your GBP, USD, and EUR into the Haitian gourde (HTG) and send them to Haiti. You can also send USD directly through Remitly. With the transparent pricing structure and bank-level security, you can rest easy knowing your money is in good hands.
In this article, we will cover how to send money to Haiti with Remitly and common FAQs.
Why should I use Remitly to send money to Haiti?
Remitly helps you send more of your hard-earned money to Haiti by offering low fees and competitive exchange rates. Quick delivery and high levels of security bring you peace of mind.
The pricing structure for sending money to Haiti is simple with no hidden fees.
Send money to Haiti in 5 easy steps
Sending money to your loved ones with Remitly is simple. The first step, if you haven’t done so already, download the app.
- Select Haiti as your destination country.
- Enter the amount you wish to send.
- Select your preferred delivery methods, such as bank deposit, cash pickup, or mobile money (only available in HTG).
- Enter all the necessary recipient details, including the recipient’s name, bank account number, and phone number. The required information will vary depending on your selected delivery method.
- Add your payment methods such as your credit card or debit card.
Remitly may ask for additional documentation depending on the amount you send or if we’re unable to verify your identity.
With Remitly, which banks or providers can I send to?
- Uni Transfer
How much money can I send to Haiti with Remitly?
To ensure top-quality customer service while adhering to strict security standards and international regulations, Remitly has implemented sending limits, and these limits apply when you first open your Remitly account.
When you send funds to Haiti from the United States, the following limits apply:
- $2,999 in 24 hours
- $10,000 in 30 days
- $18,000 in 180 days
If you need to transfer amounts beyond this, Remitly will ask you for more information. For more information about raising your transfer limits, check out the details here.
Additional sending limits may apply depending upon your choice of payout partner or receiving location.
How much does it cost to send money to Haiti with Remitly?
As of this writing, transfer fees to Haiti if the recipient receives money in HTG are:
- When sending money from the United States, Express transfers start at USD $8.99
- In Canada, Express transfers are CAD $7.99.
- From Australia, Express transfers are AUD $7.99.
- If you’re sending funds from the United Kingdom, Express transfers are GBP £4.99.
Wonder how much 1 USD (US dollar) can exchange for HTG (Haitian gourde)? Check out Remitly’s website for the most current exchange rates.
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Is it safe to send money to Haiti with Remitly?
Millions of people around the globe trust Remitly because of the secure and smooth money transfer service experience we provide. You can learn more about how Remitly goes above and beyond to keep your information and money safe.
Remitly uses multiple levels of security so you can send money home with peace of mind. Your data is protected 24 hours a day through fraud monitoring and encryption. For more information about our security, please visit here.
You and your recipients can track the transfers in real-time and receive notifications, so you won’t have to worry about where the money is. If you have questions throughout the process, we offer help 24/7.
You can have peace of mind that the money you’ve worked hard to earn will safely get to its destination.
More about Haiti
Located in the Caribbean Sea, Haiti is part of the Caribbean islands. It includes Grande Caye, Tortue, Gonave, and the western third of Hispaniola. Haiti left the colonial rule of France in 1804.
Port-au-Prince is Haiti’s capital and most populous city, followed by Carrefour and Delmas. Most residents speak Haitian Creole or French. However, many people know some Spanish and English. The name of the official currency, the Haitian gourde, is French.
A sizeable number of Haitian people have spread worldwide, and most of the Haitian diaspora settled in the United States. However, many others haven’t wandered too far, settling in the Dominican Republic. Canada is another popular destination for Haitian emigrants. Together, they were responsible for a record-setting $3.8 billion remittances in 2020.
Did you know? Haiti once ruled over the Dominican Republic.
The app that helps you send money to Haiti
Remitly makes international money transfers faster, easier, more transparent, and more affordable. Since 2011, over 5 million people have used our secure mobile app to send money with peace of mind.
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