The best way to send money to Cuba

Cheaper ✓ Faster ✓ Secure ✓ Send money to your loved ones in Cuba today.


So you want to send money to Cuba? You've found the best way to do it: sendvalu!

Sendvalu money transfer is:

  • Secure – thanks to safe credit card payments and the highest safety standards
  • Significantly faster than standard international bank transfers
  • Affordable – thanks to great exchange rates and fairly calculated, low fees.
  • Comfortable – setting up a money transfer at sendvalu takes only a few minutes

The AIS Card Cuba is a common and popular payment method in Cuba. Sending money to an AIS Debit Card is the fastest way to send money to Cuba. Within a few business hours the money transfer to this AIS Cuba Card will be completed and your receiver can use his AIS Card for payments in Cuba or withdraw money from ATMs, Cadecas or Banks in Cuba.


    • Money transfer to an AIS Debit Card is the fastest and smartest way to send money online to Cuba! Delivery time: Usually within a few hours on business days and within 48 hours on weekends or bank holidays.
    • If your receiver owns an AIS debit card, you only need the 16-digit card number and the recipient's 11-digit identity card number - and you're ready to start a money transfer to AIS Card.
    • Your receiver in Cuba doesn't own an AIS Card? No problem! If your recipient doesn't have a card already, your receiver will get an AIS debit card - for free! This card is available for collection within 5 business days in offices located in La Habana or within 15 business days in other provinces of Cuba. So easy: After the card is created and picked up, all future remittances will be credited on this AIS Card.

    What is an AIS Debit Card?

    • The AIS Card is a debit card and a very popular and common payment method in Cuba. Any citizen (age 16 and above) who lives in Cuba can request and obtain a AIS card with no cost. Yes, that's right - no cost for cardholder: AIS debit card issuing is totaly free of cost.
    • You can withdraw money from AIS cards in Cuba at ATMs, at Cadecas or at the Banks of Cuba. You can also use the AIS Card to pay in stores throughout Cuba.

    • We recommend cash pick-up for recipients who do not have a bank account in Cuba and/or non-Cubans (like tourists).
    • There are more than 457 cash pickup locations available in Cuba.
    • Cash can be collected from branches of BANDEC, Banco de Créditos y Comercio, BFI, Banco Metropolitano, BPA and many other agents - please find all payout locations in Cuba by using our location finder: Location Finder
    • Delivery time: Usually, the money is available for pickup by your recipient within 3 to 10 business days.
    • In order to ensure a smooth transaction, your information about the receiver must be exactly the same as on the ID card of your recipient. Including: First and last name, address and ID number. For Cubans usually the Cedula ID number (11 digits), for non-Cubans the ID number of the passport (max. 11 digits) plus first and last name, the Cuban address (hotel, house of rent) and the nationality of the receiver.

Our partner in Cuba

Our partner More is the expert for money transfers to South America.

  • Your money transfer to Cuba will be processed diligently and efficiently.
  • Please enter a valid phone number for the recipient.
  • The amount you send will be deposited swiftly into the specified bank account.

Secure Payment

Payment is secure and can be made via Visa, MasterCard or Maestro — fast and hassle free.

  • VISA

Why choose Sendvalu?


We take security seriously. We use proven security technologies to process your personal data and transfer your money.


During business days, the beneficiary in Cuba usually receives the funds within a few hours (payout option AIS Card).


Sendvalu money transfer is a fast and secure service with low fees for money transfer to Cuba.

How it works

Sign up

To send money from anywhere in the world, simply sign up for your free Sendvalu account. You will receive a confirmation email and can start benefiting from our services in no time.


Start your transaction with our fee calculator, so you can always keep track of the current exchange rate and service fees. The minimum transfer amount is € 25.00, or the equivalent in USD.

Send money

As soon as the funds have been transferred, the recipient will be notified by text message on his/her mobile phone and by e-mail. Usually, payout will be made in the local currency CUC.

Faster and much cheaper than many banks - send money to Cuba with sendvalu

How fast is online money transfer to Cuba via sendvalu?

If you choose the payout option AIS Card your recipient can usually gets the money very quickly within a few hours on business days. If you choose the payout option cash pickup the money is usually ready for pickup within 24 business hours.

Is a sendvalu money transfer to Cuba via sendvalu cheaper than at my bank?

Definitely yes! You can save up to 90% vs. many bank transfers by using sendvalu. We always try to offer the cheapest fees and tariffs for money transfer to Cuba.

From Havana to Isla de la Juventud – send money to almost every city and village in Cuba.

Can I send money from every country in the world to Cuba?

Yes, you can send money to Cuba from almost every country. For example money transfer from the USA, Peru, Costa Rica, France, Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, Canada, UK, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain and many other countries to Cuba.

How to send money to Cuba?

1. Choose how your receiver should get the money: select from cash pickup, bank deposit or the fastest way: by AIS Card. When you send as cash, your recipient can collect the money from more than 457 pickup locations allover Cuba.

2. Enter your details and your recipient's details online - it just takes a few minutes!

3. Pay for the transfer by credit card - that's one of the safest ways to send money. Transparent and secure service: both you and the recipient will get notifications by email when the money is sent and received.

4. Do you have any questions? Please do not hesitate to contact our customer support team. We do speak your language - also Spanish!

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