Best way to transfer money to the UAE

Looking to send money to the United Arab Emirates?

  • arrow_forward Fast, secure money transfers
  • arrow_forward Up to 8 times cheaper than the banks
  • arrow_forward One small fair fee of AED15

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Better Rates

With our bank-beating exchange rates and small fee, sending money to UAE is up to 8 times cheaper with CurrencyFair than the banks. Make sure you’re using the cheapest way to send money to the United Arab Emirates.

Safe & Secure

Trusted by over 190,000 customers worldwide, CurrencyFair has an "Excellent" rating with Trustpilot. You can be confident your money is secure when using CurrencyFair to transfer AED to a bank account in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah.

Easy & Convenient

Get started in minutes with our simple signup process. Send money home on the go with our mobile app, and stay up to date at every stage of your transfers with our email updates.

Getting Started

How to send money to the UAE in three simple steps.
  1. Women creating CurrencyFair account

    Create your free account

    Opening your account is quick and easy and can take just minutes.
  2. Set up your transaction

    Tell us the amount and currency you want to exchange into AED, and send the money to your CurrencyFair account by bank transfer.
    Women picking amount and currency of transfer
  3. Women creating CurrencyFair account

    Transfer your money

    We'll convert your money to AED at the best available rate, and transfer it to your recipient.

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Our amazing customer support team are on standby to help you when need them. Get an answer to your question, fast.

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Some common questions people ask when sending money to the UAE

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Send Money to the UAE • UAE money transfer

How to do a money transfer to the United Arab Emirates with CurrencyFair.

If you need Emirati dirham or need to send money to a bank account in the UAE, with CurrencyFair the process is easy and hassle-free. There are two options when exchanging money to AED with CurrencyFair. You can:

You can exchange your money Emirati Dirham in two ways:

  1. Exchange Now

    Send in your money to CurrencyFair to be exchanged straight away at the best rate available as soon as it reaches us.

  2. Choose your Rate

    Enter your desired rate in our Exchange and wait for the market to match it. This is only available to CurrencyFair customers.

Take a look at our process times to find out how long a money transfer to the UAE could take.

Transfer Times