Foreign Remittance

send and receive money easily.

Bhutan National Bank assists you in sending and receiving money from abroad. We use SWIFT for all of the remittance transactions, which is one of the most secured forms of transferring money to and from abroad.

We help you with your remittances such as:

  • Tour payments from abroad
  • Export and import payments
  • Wages from the international organizations
  • Tuition fees for students studying abroad
  • Personal remittances for your family from abroad

Charges for Foreign Remittance

if your are availing foreign remittance service, you should know.


Transfer via Swift (outward remittance)

0.20% (min. Nu. 500) plus transmission
charges of Nu. 500 for TTs & Nu. 1000
for LCs


Free of Charge (NRB, Travel Agents)

Postage Charge

Actual basis

  • All charges are applicable at the prevailing exchange rate.
  • There may be other charges apart from these, charged by the foreign bank, and depending on the foreign bank and the currency of transfer. You will be informed about these when you are carrying out the transaction, at the bank’s counters.
  • Please contact your nearest BNB office for more information.