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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.

Additional in-store services on offer: