These steps will guide you to send money from Israel to India via UPI. The benefits of sending to UPI (Unified Payments Interface) are that it’s usually a lot faster than regular bank transfers, usually, it’s completed in a few minutes and many Indians accept UPI. You will need a UPI ID which is a virtual payment address (VPA) that uniquely identifies one person. It’s possible to send money to someone in India using just this ID. Your UPI ID can be generated within your bank’s mobile app, e.g. ICICI, SBI, HDFC, etc. or by using other UPI apps such as Bhim, PhonePe, Google Pay, PayTm, etc.if you don’t have one yet you can follow the steps in stage 5.
To do so, firstly, you need to open a transfer order on the app/website, If you are a new user, ensure that you have already signed up for a Rewire account before you follow this guide. If you have an account, log into your account.
Then you need to load money either through ash deposit points like GMT, Post Office (Doar) or Super-Pharm to your Rewire account. You may also send through online methods like wire transfer from your Israeli account or your postal doar account. You may also send money from your credit/debit card or direct from your Kessef card. Once you have a Balance the order will be processed and shortly complete.
1. Send Money
After you log in to your account, you will be on the Home tab. To make an order, click on Send Money button or the green Get Started button.
2. Enter Amount
Once on the Send Money tab, enter the amount you want to send (in shekels or in your home country currency) into the calculator. You will see how much you will exactly receive based on today’s rate. Click on Next once you are ready.
3. Add Receiver
Enter the Receiver’s details (first name, last name, receiver city, receiver phone number).
Please check that the information you key in is correct because mistakes can lead to delays in the transfer. Click on Next after that.
4. Receiving Method
Select "UPI" as receiving method.
5. UPI Details
Enter Virtual Payment Address then click "Add."
You will need a VPA (virtual payment address), if you don't have one yet you can follow the steps:
1) Download a UPI-enabled app
2) Provide your bank account details
3) Choose a VPA
4) Link VPA to bank account
5) Submit details after verification
If you are a new customer you will need to upload a clear image of your ID/Passport photo or take a new photo of yours, for verification purposes. Click “Choose Document” to choose your form of ID, then upload it and make sure it’s clear.
If you are a new customer you will need to enter your Israeli address including street, building number, apartment number, postal code and city. Select your gender and date of birth then click “Next.”
8. Choose Mode of Payment
If you would like your Receiver to get a wire transfer direct from your Israeli bank click here if you would like to get a wire transfer direct from your Postal Doar Account click here. Please note that wire transfers give you a 10% refund of fees.
If you would like to pay from your credit/debit card click here
If you would like to pay from your Kessef card click here
If you would like to pay cash continue to the next step.
9. Select your Deposit Location
Choose your nearest/most convenient location to deposit the cash to your Rewire account including Post Offices, GMT or select Super-Pharms to see the full lists of the locations click here .
For a guide for Super-Pharm Deposits deposits click here .
For a Guide for Post Office Deposits click here .
For a Guide for GMT Deposits click here.
10. Confirm Order
Check all the details of the cash pick-up transfer are correct and click confirm.
12. After Depositing
Once you have made the deposit, you will notice that your Balance on the Home tab is updated immediately with the exact amount you have just deposited.
Remember to click Mark as Paid. Your open order will be shown below and it will say Processing Payment, then once processed (up to 1 business day) it will say Payment Complete.
When the money arrives in up to 1 business day the receiver will get an sms or notification on their phone.