Transfer money Safely & Securely out of South Africa

Transferring money out of South Africa does not have to be complex. Here you will find a simplified and friendly solution to transferring money abroad whilst giving you the security of bank to bank service at bank beating rates.

Specialists in South African (Rands) currency transfers. 


Helping South Africans transfer money out of South Africa.


We are recognised for our superior customer service and help to simplify the process which means you save time and money with a zero stress transfer service.


As a small dedicated team you are welcome to contact us to guide you on the best transfer solution for your requirements.

  • One-stop-shop solution for all your foreign exchange needs
  • Great exchange rates
  • SARS tax clearances
  • No hidden costs
  • Assistance through the entire process
  • Full SARS, SARB and exchange control compliance
  • Our Service is free on cash transfers
  • R1million and R10million annual allowances

How much can you save?



Our  Services Include

Discretionary allowance transfers up to R1million* 

Investment allowance transfers up to R10million* 

Excellent, bank-beating exchange rates

Tax clearance applications

Inheritance and trust transfers to offshore beneficiaries 

Non-resident accounts


Sending money from south africa


When sending money out of South Africa, there can be a lot of bureaucratic procedure to comply with, like the South African revenue service and exchange control process and a number of foreign exchange allowances to consider. We are here to help guide you through the process, to make your transfers simple with a dedicated currency expert to help manage the whole process for you. 

  • R1 Million Annual Allowance
  • R10M Foreign Investment Allowance
  • Gift Allowance
  • Foreign Invoice Payments
  • SARS Tax Clearance Certificates
  • UK Investments
  • Retirement Annuities Cashed

How it works

1

Open a free no obligation account and talk to our expert team about your requirements.

2

We will take care of all the red tape (including SARB tax clearances and exchange control approvals).

3

Secure your exchange rate and the transfer is processed through the bank securely.



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Who is White Birch Forex?

White Birch are specialists in transferring funds for South Africans from South Africa to any bank in the world.

Why should I use WB Forex and not the bank?

Your money is still transferred safely and securely via the bank, however as an intermediary we are able to negotiate the exchange rate that you get for your transaction which is better than what the commercial banks will offer you.

How much can I transfer from South Africa?

Every resident above the age of 18 has two allowances that they can use to transfer funds from SA:

R1,000,000 - Single Discretionary Allowance

As a resident, you may transfer a total of R1 000 000 from SA every calendar year. Please note that all card transactions, travel allowance and gifting while you are abroad are included under this allowance.

R10,000,000 - Foreign Investment Allowance

As a resident, you may also use this R10 000 000 allowance per calendar year. A tax clearance is required from SARS. This tax clearance is associated with the Foreign Investment Allowance and differs from a normal ‘good standing’ tax clearance.

You may also transfer funds abroad more than these allowances. Please contact us for more information.

The minimum requirement for transferring funds is that you must be in possession of a green bar-coded ID document or the latest ID card

Can I open a foreign bank account online in order to transfer my money abroad?

For UK accounts, we can offer guidance on how to open a online account. for other countries, they may allow you to open bank accounts online, and would recommend researching it using the foreign bank’s website for more information.

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"Don't just take our word for it..."

"Don't just take our word for it..."

Grant Boast

Ricky is absolutely great, really helped me a lot with getting money moved over in a short period of time. Thanks Ricky and the team at WBForex, You guys Rock!

Ryan Gibson

I regularly move money overseas and have been using WBForex for a while now and have never had a days issue. The team is on the ball and always willing to go the extra mile.

Nick Newman

Generally speaking as South Africans, we are are rather cautious people, especially when it comes to money and given all your life savings to one business. I can whole heartedly say that I fully trust the  team at WBForex and would highly recommend them to anyone wanting to transfer cash to the UK.

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