FAQ: How Can I Send Money Home?

FAQ: Organizing Finances

How do I deal with my finances (i.e., taxes and bank accounts) when working abroad?

Do I have to inform the government that I am leaving?

How can I send money home?

What should I do about my debts at home?

How can I send money home?

  • Sending money home internationally is generally a simple process, though possibly a bit expensive.
  • You can wire money to an account back home through all international and most national banks, Western Union and Thomas Cook wire transfers. This process may take up to two weeks to complete.
  • Many banks will have English transfer forms; if not, you might want to bring a companion who speaks and reads both English and the language of the country.