Sending money to Belarus

   

INFORMATION FOR THE SENDER

  • To transfer funds, the sender must visit Meest offices and complete an order form and indicate his/her home address and telephone number.
  • For money transfers of $1,000 and over the sender must present an identification document and provide date of birth and occupation, as per anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations.
  • NOTE: the spelling of the first and last name of the recipient on the Order Form must match exactly the spelling of the recipient’s name in his/her passport.



INFORMATION FOR THE RECIPIENT

  • Recipients do not have to open a bank account or pay any additional fees to receive transfers at banks.
  • Money transfers to banks are paid out in US dollars only.
  • Recipients may pick up money transfers at the bank on the morning of the next business day. 

When receiving a money transfer at a bank in Belarus, the recipient must:

  • present a valid passport on which the first and last name of the recipient’s name must match exactly to the Order Form;
  • be able to provide the 6-digit money transfer Control Number issued by Meest Corporation to the sender after completion of an Order Form. The sender is responsible for informing the recipient of this number.
  • know the first and last name of the sender,
  • know the total amount of the money transfer, and know the system by which this transfer was sent (CONTACT System).



Order Amount Limits

Maximum amount per transaction payable to a non-resident is $4,950 US. Limit per month in favor of a resident is equivalent to 3.5 Million BYR (exchange rate can be checked at www.nbrb.by).





MONEY TRANSFER RATES

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Some smaller bank branches may not have large amounts of cash on hand, therefore payout of transfers may be delayed.

  • Money Transfer Service is not available at all agent locations. List of agents participating in the Money Transfer Service program can be obtained by contacting Meest at info@meest.net or by calling toll-free at 1800-361-7345.



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