The use of PayPal in Uganda is restricted.

In Uganda, you have the possibility to send money with PayPal to abroad, but you can not receive it. This means, you can link your credit or debit card and shop at retailers abroad online. However, it will not be possible to receive payments to your PayPal Wallet in Uganda.

What are alternatives for PayPal in Uganda?

For sending money to Uganda, remittance providers like Western Union are the best solution. With CompareTransfer you can compare the tariffs of remittance companies live and choose the best offer.

Send money from United Kingdom to Uganda.

By using CompareTransfer, you can find better options then PayPal for sending money to Uganda.

Receive money from abroad in Uganda with TransferWise Borderless.

Create your TransferWise Borderless account and receive your own local bank details for:

  • Euro (EUR)
  • US-Dollar (USD)
  • British Pound (GBP)
  • Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
  • Polish Zloty (PLN)

Open your TransferWise Borderless account in seconds.

Receive money in 6 currencies and convert money in +50 currencies.

With TransferWise you can exchange foreign currencies into hryvnia (UAH) and withdraw them locally in Ukraine. By using TransferWise instead of the PayPal currency conversion, you can save approximately 90% fees.