Western Union

Funds can be quickly transferred to or received from abroad via the Western Union channel at low cost.
The Western Union counter is open in all BBCI branches throughout the country.
Transfers are received in either US dollars or Bu Francs.

To receive funds, the customer presents and communicates to the Western Union operator the following:

  • Identity documents
  • The control number of the expected transfer
  • The password
  • The expected amount
  • The first and last name of the sender

To send, the customer introduces himself and communicates to the Western operator the following:

  • Amount to send
  • Country of destination
  • Complete address of the beneficiary
  • Copy of the national identity card
  • His address in Burundi