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International Money Transfer Limits

Many countries have limits on outward foreign currency flows. Kindly take a note of international money transfer limits as per your country of residence, mandated by local regulatory authorities, as well as by Instarem. Please note this list is updated on a periodic basis.

Limits on Outward Flow of Remittance (Individual users)

Country Minimum transfer amount - Native currency (Instarem) Minimum transfer amount - Other currencies (Instarem) Payment methods & maximum transfer amounts Comments
Australia AUD 1 N/A
  1. PayID transfer: No sending limit
  2. POLi transfer: No sending limit
  3. Bank transfer: No sending limit
  4. Debit card: AUD 20,000
  5. Credit card: AUD 20,000
Instarem limits
Hong Kong HKD 1 USD 1
  1. Bank transfer: No sending limit
  2. Debit card: HKD 30,000
Instarem limits
Singapore SGD 1 USD 1
  1. PayNow: SGD 2,00,000 per day
  2. Bank transfer: No sending limit
  3. Debit card: SGD 20,000
  4. Credit card: SGD 20,000
Instarem limits
Malaysia MYR 1 N/A
  1. FPX transfer: MYR 30,000 per day*
  2. Bank transfer: MYR 30,000 per day*
  3. Malaysian citizen: MYR 30,000/day
  4. Expat: MYR 30,000/day
  5. Foreign worker: MYR 5,000/month
Regulatory limits
India USD 50 equivalent USD 50 equivalent
  1. Bank transfer: USD 5,000 equivalent per transaction)
  2. USD 245,000 equivalent per financial year starting April 1-March 31
Regulatory limits
Europe EUR 1 N/A
  1. Bank transfer: No sending limit
  2. Debit card: EUR 10,000
Instarem limits
United Kingdom GBP 1 N/A
  1. Bank transfer: No sending limit
  2. Debit card: GBP 10,000
Instarem limits
United States USD 1 N/A
  1. ACH: USD 3,000*
  2. Set up Instarem as ‘Payee’: No sending limit
  3. Wire transfer: No sending limit
  4. Debit card: USD 1,000*
  5. Credit card: USD 1,000*
Instarem limits
Canada CAD 1 N/A INTERAC e-Transfer:
  1. CAD 3,000 per day
  2. CAD 10,000 per week
  3. CAD 20,000 per month
Instarem limits



Besides the above limitations on outward remittances in various countries, regulations in receiving countries also impose limits on maximum inward remittances to individual and business recipients in the country.  Please find a list of countries below with regulatory limits on inward money transfers. In some cases, we have also included possible limits by local banks.

Limits on Inward Flow of Remittance

Country Business to Business Business to Individual Individual to Individual
India 1.5 Million INR (approx. USD 25,000) per transaction per day for Trade
transactions only.
No limit on transfers made in USD.
No limit No limit
Philippines <150,000 PHP (beneficiary will receive exact amount)
>150,000 PHP (beneficiary may receive lesser amount as beneficiary bank may charge fees for transaction above 150,000 PHP).
No limit on transfers made in USD.
<150,000 PHP (beneficiary will receive exact amount)
>150,000 PHP (beneficiary may receive lessr amount as beneficiary bank may charge fees for transaction above 150,000 PHP).
No limit on transfers made in USD.
<150,000 PHP (beneficiary
No limit on transfers made in USD.
Indonesia No Limit No Limit No Limit
Thailand
  1. Transaction limit per remitter is 2,000,000 THB per day, per Kasikorn bank beneficiary
  2. Transaction limit per remitter is 49,999 THB per day, per non-Kasikorn bank beneficiary
  3. No limit on transfers made in USD.
  1. Transaction limit per remitter is 2,000,000 THB per day, per Kasikorn bank beneficiary
  2. Transaction limit per remitter is 49,999 THB per day, per non-Kasikorn bank beneficiary
  3. No limit on transfers made in USD.
  1. Transaction limit per remitter is 2,000,000 THB per day, per Kasikorn bank beneficiary
  2. Transaction limit per remitter is 49,999 THB per day, per non-Kasikorn bank beneficiary
  3. No limit on transfers made in USD.
Malaysia No Limit No Limit No Limit
Singapore No Limit No Limit No Limit
Bangladesh No Limit No Limit No Limit
Hong Kong No Limit No Limit No Limit
Sri Lanka No Limit No Limit No Limit
Vietnam - Minimum Transfer Amount: 500,000 VND and Maximum destination amount is 250000000 VND per transaction
No limit on transfers made in USD.
Minimum Transfer Amount: 500,000 VND and Maximum destination amount is 250000000 VND per transaction
No limit on transfers made in USD.
China - (CNY) Currently, we do not support this service. Currently, we do not support this service. For Money Express – Maximumum Transaction amount is 5,000 USD per transaction and 10,000 USD per day
For Bank Channel – 3,000 USD per transaction.
For Bank Channel – For each beneficiary, 2 transactions per day and yearly quota for each beneficiary is 50,000 USD
We do not support CNY payments from India
China - (USD) No Limit No Limit
Nepal No Limit No Limit
USA The maximum per transaction limit is 1,00,000 USD. The maximum per transaction limit is 1,00,000 USD. The maximum per transaction limit is 1,00,000 USD.
Australia No Limit No Limit No Limit
UK No Limit No Limit No Limit
Europe No Limit No Limit No Limit
South Korea Per Transaction Limit: USD 3,000 equivalent.
Note: USD payout is not available in South Korea.
Per Transaction Limit: USD 3,000 equivalent.
Note: USD payout is not available in South Korea.
Per Transaction Limit: USD 3,000 equivalent.
Note: USD payout is not available in South Korea.
Pakistan No Limit
Note: USD payout is not available in Pakistan.
Daily limit per beneficiary: USD 3,000 equivalent.
Note: USD payout is not available in Pakistan.
Daily limit per beneficiary: USD 3,000 equivalent.
Note: USD payout is not available in Pakistan.
Ghana Minimum transaction amount: GHS 50
Maximum transfer amount: GHS 5000
Minimum transaction amount: GHS 50
Maximum transfer amount: GHS 5000
Minimum transaction amount: GHS 50
Maximum transfer amount: GHS 5000
Nigeria Minimum transaction amount: NGN 50
No limit on maximum transfer amount
Minimum transaction amount: NGN 50
No limit on maximum transfer amount
Minimum transaction amount: NGN 50
No limit on maximum transfer amount
Tanzania No Limit No Limit No Limit
Uganda Minimum transaction amount: UGX 50
No limit on maximum transfer amount
Minimum transaction amount: UGX 50
No limit on maximum transfer amount
Minimum transaction amount: UGX 50
No limit on maximum transfer amount



The above information is provided on 'as-is', 'as-available' basis only. The above information is subject to change and would be periodically updated.  Although every effort is made to ensure the reliability of the information above, we encourage you to do a thorough esearch through various Government and other sources to reach a conclusion. This shall not constitute as a warranty, ither expressed or implied with regards to the accuracy and adequacy of any information stated herein. Instarem would not be liable for any discrepancy, or any loss or damage arising as a result of the above data.  

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