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Create and verify your account
Sign up for an account online or via our app. You will need to upload proof of address and identification documents.
Add a recipient
Fill in your recipient’s information.
Enter amount to transfer
Choose the type of currency you want to send, input the amount, and select your preferred transfer method.
Note: Refer to our international money transfer limits guide for more information on the maximum amount you can transfer in a single transaction to your choice location.
Verify your international money transfer
Key in the verification code that is sent to your registered phone number or email. This helps us keep your money safe.
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If you cannot find the location you would like to send to, it means we currently do not support transfers to that destination.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How can I send money from Singapore to another country?
- Sign up for an Instarem account by visiting their website or downloading the app from Google Play Store or App Store. Enter your email address and create a password.
- Verify your email by clicking on the verification link sent to your email address.
- Complete the identity verification process by uploading proof of address and identification documents. This step ensures compliance with regulations. Accepted documents include passport, driving license, or national ID card.
- Choose your preferred payment method, such as debit/credit card, bank transfer, or other options available based on your location.
- Indicate the transfer amount and select the currency. You'll see the exchange rate and estimated processing time.
- Enter the recipient's details, including their name and bank account number.
- Select the recipient's preferred receiving method, either electronic funds transfer or cash pickup (only at the Philippines) at selected authorised cash collection partners.
- Review all transfer details, including amount, exchange rate, and recipient information.
- Fund your transfer by making the payment using your chosen payment method.
- Verify your international money transfer by entering the verification code sent to your registered phone number or email.
- Track your transfer using your Instarem account to monitor its progress.
Is it safe to transfer money from Singapore to abroad?
Instarem is licensed and regulated and takes the safety and security of its customers' money seriously.
Instarem uses advanced encryption technology to protect your sensitive information and keep your transactions secure. It is licensed and regulated by financial authorities in different countries, including the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in the US.
Instarem has taken all necessary steps to ensure the safety and security of your money transfers.
Overall, Instarem is a safe and reliable way to transfer money from Singapore to abroad, and you can have peace of mind knowing that your money is in safe hands.
What are the currency exchange rates for sending money from Singapore to another country?
Instarem offers competitive exchange rates for international money transfers, and you can check the exchange rates for your specific transfer at Instarem website or Instarem app at any time.
Instarem's exchange rates are updated in real-time to reflect the current market rates, which means that you can be sure that you are getting a fair rate for your transfer.
\What is the maximum amount of money that can be sent from Singapore to another country?
Instarem will have a maximum transfer limit in place to comply with regulations and ensure the safety and security of your money transfers. These limits vary depending on the country you are sending from and the destination country.
To find out the maximum transfer limit for your specific transfer, feel free to visit the updated sending and receiving limits.
Can I send money from Singapore to someone who does not have a bank account?
Instarem offers cash pickup service (only in the Philippines), which allows your recipient to collect the money in cash from a participating location.
You can also transfer funds directly to the bank account associated with your recipient’s Visa Debit Card. This can be done by selecting “Debit Card” under the Recipient Receiving Option. Transfers made to a Visa Debit Card happen instantaneously, so this method is useful if your recipient is in urgent need of funds.
With this service, your recipient does not need to have a bank account and can collect the cash in person.
Are there any restrictions or regulations that I should be aware of when sending money from Singapore?
These restrictions and regulations vary depending on the country you are sending from, the destination country, and the purpose of the transfer.
At Instarem, we take compliance with regulations and laws seriously, and we adhere to the regulations of each country we operate in. We may require additional information or documentation from you to comply with regulations.
Before making a transfer, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the regulations and restrictions that may apply to your specific transfer. You can check the Instarem’s Global Policy here.
Is it possible to track the status of a money transfer from Singapore to another country?
To track the status of your money transfer from Singapore to another country with Instarem, you can download the receipt and view your transaction history.
To download your receipt, simply log in to your Instarem account on the website or app and go to the transaction history section. Find the transaction you want to check the status of and click on the "Download Receipt" button. This will give you a detailed receipt that includes information on the status of your transfer, the fees charged, and the exchange rate used.
You can also view your transaction history in the settings section of your Instarem account. This will show you a list of all your transactions, including their current status and any relevant details.
Using the receipt and transaction history features, you can track the status of your transfer and monitor its progress.
Yes, it is possible to track the status of a money transfer from one country to another using the Instarem app. Instarem provides a user-friendly interface that allows customers to monitor their transfers in real-time.
Once you initiate a transfer, you can easily track its progress and stay updated on its status through the app. Simply access the "History on the top right tab on your dashboard", where you will find a detailed overview of your transfer.
In this section, you can view essential information such as the current status of the transfer, expected delivery date, and any relevant updates or notifications. Instarem ensures transparency by providing updates at various stages of the transfer process, including when the transfer is initiated, processed, and completed.
By utilizing the tracking feature within the Instarem app, you can conveniently monitor the status of your money transfer, giving you peace of mind and assurance that your funds are being processed smoothly and efficiently.
Can I send money from Singapore using a mobile app?
Yes, you can send money from Singapore using the Instarem mobile app.
The Instarem mobile app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store, and it allows you to send money from your smartphone or tablet.
To send money using the mobile app, simply download the app, create an account, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your transfer.
Is there a limit on the frequency of sending money from Singapore to another country?
There are no limits on the frequency of sending money from Singapore to another country.
However, we have maximum transfer limits in place to comply with regulations and ensure the safety and security of your transfers, and we prioritize the safety and security of our customers' money transfers.
What documents do I need to send money from Singapore?
At Instarem, we take compliance with regulations and laws seriously, and we may require additional information or documentation from you to comply with regulations.
In general, to send money from Singapore, you will need to provide a valid identification document or national ID card.