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Local money transfers

Send and and receive money using Standard Bank Instant Money or Absa Cash Send at any participating Builders store.

Receive your money at any of these outlets.

How it works:

  • Go to any Builders Money Centre counter.
  • The money can be sent to anyone, up to R5 000 per day and R25 000 per month.
  • The sender must have their SA ID, cellphone number and the recipients’ cellphone number. 
  • The sender chooses a secret 4-digit PIN and pays the money to be sent, including a R9.95 fee.
  • The sender receives a money transfer voucher number by SMS.
  • It is the sender’s responsibility to give the money transfer voucher number and the PIN to the person who is to receive the money.
  •  Ensure you give the PIN number only to the person who will collect the money.
  • The money can be collected immediately at any Money Centre in participating Builders, Game, Makro, Cambridge Foods and Rhino stores in South Africa.
  • Money can also be collected at any Standard Bank ATM or other Instant Money agent in South Africa.

International money transfers

You can pay for cross-border money transfers for Hello Paisa, MamaMoney, SFX and Mukuru as a bill payment at any participating Builders store in S.A. It is supported by 150+ countries.

How it works:

  • Register with either Hello Paisa, MamaMoney or Mukuru using their app, website, or call centre.
  • Create an order using your preferred channel (App, Call Centre, USSD, etc.) with either Hello Paisa, MamaMoney or Mukuru.
  • Take the Hello Paisa, MamaMoney or Mukuru reference number to the Money Centre at any participating Builders store and request an account.
  • Pay and give the reference number along with the cash to the cashier.
  • Your money will be available in the destination country in accordance with the terms offered by Hello Paisa, MamaMoney or Mukuru, depending on which service you choose.

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