Who could have guessed that technology could make the life so easy that you could transfer money abroad by simply using your E-Remittance card? Yes, with the help of Tahweel Al Rajhi, you can transfer money to your home country very easily.
E-Remittance card is a new card issued by Tahweel Al Rajhi which enables the users of Saudi Arabia to transfer money to their families back home. In this article, we are providing some guidance to use the Tahweel Al Rajhi Remittance card.
Register with Tahweel Al Rajhi
In order to use the service of Tahweel Al Rajhi for the foreign remittance, you must create an account with them. The procedure to open an account with Tahweel is pretty simple as you need to walk in with your Iqama only.
They would take a copy of the iqama and register the required details in their database. At the end of the process, the officer on the window would handover a Tahweel Al Rajhi E-Remittance card. Recommended: How to Transfer Money using Enjaz Service
Add beneficiary to your Tahweel Al Rajhi account
One can transfer money via Tahweel Al Rajhi account only to those whose name has been enrolled on the E-Remittance card. In order to enroll names on the card, one shall go to the Al Rajhi Remittance Center to initiate add up the process.
How to transfer money through Tahweel Al Rajhi?
This service has eased the life of many so that the ones who have to transfer money back home do not have to stand in long queues to transfer money. Recommended: How to transfer money using Telemoney Exchange?
1-If you have an Al Rajhi Bank account, you can add a beneficiary to your Tahweel Al Rajhi account which would appear in your Al Rajhi internet banking account. You can easily transfer money to your home country using the Al Rajhi bank account.
2-You can also transfer money using the Tahweel Al Rajhi Remittance card. The remittance option is available in two currencies only i.e. the USD (US dollar) and the Saudi Riyal. Thereby make an estimate of the amount before transferring it.
3-The third option is to transfer money to your home country through Tahweel Al Rajhi application. However, if you look at some of the reviews given by customers about the application, I would personally avoid to install it on my mobile.
You must be very clear about the purpose of your remittance. You shall make a statement over it to proceed the payment.
Can I transfer money through Tahweel Al Rajhi without Iqama?
Unfortunately, the answer is no. You cannot transfer money using Tahweel Al Rajhi account without iqama. Moreover, if your iqama has expired, you have to renew it before using the service. They would not allow you to transfer money with an expired iqama either.
The Foreign Remittance Fee in Tahweel Al Rajhi
India and Bangladesh foreign remittance fee at Tahweel Al Rajhi
3-The fee to transfer money to India and Bangladesh by physically visiting Tahweel Al Rajhi Center is SR 19.
4-The fee to transfer money to India and Bangladesh through Tahweel Al Rajhi Call Center is SR 22. The Call Center number is 920000084.
The Philippines foreign remittance fee at Tahweel Al Rajhi
3-The fee to transfer money to the Philippines by physically visiting Tahweel Al Rajhi Center is SR 21.
4-The fee to transfer money to the Philippines through Tahweel Call Center is SR 24. The Call Center number is 920000084.
Pakistan foreign remittance fee at Tahweel Al Rajhi
Irrespective of the amount of foreign remittance, there is no fee to transfer money to Pakistan through Tahweel Al Rajhi App, ATM Machine and their Call Center.
However, you will have to pay SR 24 if you transfer less than $200 by physically visiting Tahweel Al Rajhi Center. You can find the details of foreign remittance fee to other countries in this link.
Timings of Tahweel Al Rajhi Centers
The timing of most of the centers of Tahweel Al Rajhi is from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. However, there are some centers which are open from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. The best way to find out the timing of the nearest Al Rajhi Tahweel Center is to check it on Google Maps.
How to transfer money using Tahweel Al Rajhi Remittance Card?
- Insert your card in the card slot
- Enter your pin code
- Select transfer from the displayed options
- From the following menu please select Express Remittance
- Select the beneficiary that you want to transfer money
- Select the currency you want to use
- Enter the required amount
- Select the purpose of transfer
- Confirm your transaction
Salient Features of Tahweel Al Rajhi e-Remittance Card
1-The Tahweel E-remittance card can be used as a POS. However, it is acceptable only at stores and malls where the MADA is being accepted.
2-SADAD payment can also be made using the Tahweel card.
3-The Tahweel Al Rajhi E-remittance card is also acceptable at Al Rajhi ATM machines. Your card can be used as an ordinary debit card which shall entertain your money transfers and accept deposits.
4-The Tahweel E-remittance card can also be used to transfer money to any other local bank account in Saudi Arabia.
5-Remember that the Al Rajhi Salary card cannot be used as Tahweel E-Remittance.
Salient Functions of Tahweel Al Rajhi Mobile Application
- International Money transfer
- Manage beneficiaries
- Favorite Transfer
- Contact us
- Personal Details
- View Card Details
- Card balance enquiry
- Card transactions enquiry
- Stop Card
- Pay bills
- ATM Locator
- Currency Converter
- Supports 8 languages: English, Arabic, Urdu, Filipino, Catalan, Bengali, Indonesian and SriLankan.
- Government bills payment.
- Location of Tahweel centers in the location map.