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Receive money
in Tonga

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How do I receive money in Tonga?

Choose from these options to receive your money conveniently:

Cash pickup

Collect money in person by visiting
any of our agent locations.

Bank account

Receive money directly in your
bank account.

I have questions

What documents can I use to pick up money in Tonga?

You’ll need to present any official government-issued ID, such as:

  • Passport
  • Driver’s license
  • Government superannuation ID
  • Student university ID
  • Tonga work permit
  • Tongan birth certificate
  • Citizenship certificate
  • Bank debit or credit card
  • Government health card
  • Firearms license
  • CIC Card (Customer Identification Card)
  • Social welfare identification card for the elderly
  • National Retirement Benefits Fund member ID card

  • Acceptable IDs are subject to the banking laws and regulations of Tonga.

    How much does it cost to receive money?

    The receiver pays no agent fees to receive money. All agent fees are paid by the sender.

    What is a money transfer control number (MTCN)?

    It's a unique number assigned to your transfer.
    You will need this number when you go to pick up your money and also to track your transfer.

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    Sit back and relax.
    Your money is on its way.

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