The best way to send money to Cuba

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


  • Convenient: Sending money to one of 906 cash payout locations in Cuba or to an AIS Card or AIS USD Card is so easy and straightforward.
  • Fast: We recommend the transfer to an AIS Debit Card - one of the most common methods of payment in Cuba. As a rule, the money is credited to the recipient's AIS Card within a few hours on workdays, so that you can send money at short notice that is guaranteed to arrive. By comparison, standard bank transfers to Cuba usually take several days or even weeks.
  • 100% secure: thanks to safe credit card payments and the highest security standards.
  • Affordable: thanks to fairly calculated exchange rates and low fees.
  • Comfortable: setting up a money transfer at sendvalu takes only a few minutes.

Important note

Over the holidays the money transfer may take a little more time than usual. We ask for your understanding and wish you happy holidays and a happy new year.

    • 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.
    • How can I recharge an AIS Cuba Card? So simple within a few minutes via - if your recipient already has an AIS Card.
    • If your recipient does not yet have an AIS Debit Card, you can have a free AIS Card created via sendvalu. Convenient: After this AIS Card has been produced and collected, you can have all further money transfers to your recipient in Cuba booked quickly, securely and easily on this card at any time.

    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 an AIS card with no cost. Yes, that's right - no cost for cardholder: AIS debit card issuing, using an recharging 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.

    Brand new: money transfer to an AIS USD card

    • The transfer to an AIS USD card is so easy and fast. Your family and friends can pay with the AIS USD card in Cuban shops in freely convertible currencies (MLC). These shops sell household appliances and other items and are located in Havana and other provinces.
    • How can I recharge an AIS USD card? The online transfer to an AIS USD card is currently the only way to deposit money on these cards.
    • If your recipient does not have an AIS USD card, you can create a free AIS USD card via sendvalu.
    • Delivery time: Transfers to an AIS USD card are usually credited to the recipient's card within one or two business days. Please note that verification may be required for new customers, which will slightly increase transfer times.

    • We recommend cash pick-up for recipients who do not have a bank account or AIS Card in Cuba and/or non-Cubans (like tourists).
    • There are more than 906 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.

    Please note for transfers to Cuba

    • The data of sender and receiver cannot be identical.
    • Unfortunately, transfers from Cuba to Cuba are not possible.
    • Due to Cuban regulations, a maximum of 10,000 CUC per recipient per month is permitted.
    • Due to current political restrictions it is unfortunately prohibited in certain cases to send more than 1000 USD quarterly to Cuba. This applies to U.S. citizens or when using a US American credit card.

    • Please note: Your receiver needs a bank account in CUC or CUP at Banco Metropolitano.
    • You can make a money transfer to branches of Banco Metropolitano in the province La Habana in Cuba.
    • Delivery time: Usually, the amount you send is deposited into the specified bank account within 24 business hours. Transactions received before 2 pm (Cuban time) will be deposited the same day, transactions received after 2 pm will be deposited the next business day.

Our partners 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.
  • Our partner Fincimex in Havanna specialises in money transfers within Cuba.

    • Fincimex provides fast and professional transactions to Cuba.
    • The maximum amount per month is limited to 10,000 CUC per recipient.

    Please note that Fincimex will not process your transaction at weekends and on public holidays.

Secure Payment

You can pay securely and easily with Visa, Visa Electron, Maestro or MasterCard credit or debit cards. In Belgium, Germany, Italy, Austria and Spain we also offer you the simple and secure online bank transfer "Pay now." In the Netherlands, you can use the convenient iDEAL payment method. In Finland you have the possibility to use the online banking option Nordea.

  • VISA

Why choose Sendvalu?


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


The money transfer to Cuba via sendvalu is much faster than the usual bank transfers to Cuba.


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 1-48 hours on business days. If you choose the payout option cash pickup the money is usually ready for pickup within 3-10 business days.

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 906 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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