Cash Transfers

Send cash to a recipient in Latvia or one of 26 other countries. 

In order to make cash transfers, it is not necessary to open a payment account at a post office.

 

Domestic Cash Transfers

We accept cash for sending to a recipient upon a request at a post office or the specified address in Latvia.

In order to make a cash transfer:

  • fill in a form at a post office
  • submit the filled-in form to a postal worker together with the cash to be sent and the service fee or a copy of a payment order certified by the bank

Domestic cash transfers are mailed on the same day.

International Cash Transfers

We accept cash for sending to a recipient upon a request at a post office or the specified address in:

  • European Union countries – the Czech Republic, France, Greece, Estonia, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Spain
  • CIS countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine
  • Brazil, Croatia, Israel, Canada, Turkey

In order to make an international cash transfer:

  • fill in a form at a post office
  • submit the filled-in form to a postal worker together with the cash to be sent and the service fee or a copy of a payment order certified by the bank

Cash transfers made to Russia are delivered within 5-7 business days, to other CIS countries – 14 working days, to other countries – 7-14 days.

Cash transfers to certain countries are limited to a maximum amount, and there are different additional services available.

Western Union Cash Transfers

Receive a cash transfer at any post office, where Western Union services are provided:

  • fill in the form or provide the post office employee with the necessary information: control number, amount and currency of the cash transfer, the sender's full name, the country from which the money was sent. In case the sender has specified a control question, provide a precise answer
  • present your passport or identity card

Receiving a Western Union cash transfer is free of charge.

Make a cash transfer at any post office, where Western Union services are provided:

  • submit the filled-in form to a postal worker together with the cash to be sent and the service fee or a copy of a payment order certified by the bank
  • present your passport or identity card
  • the cash transfer is registered in the system of Western Union and after a few minutes it is available to the recipient
  • keep the form and the cheque until the cash is paid to the recipient

Use additional services, if they are available in the country to which the cash transfer is made:

  • a short notice to the recipient (up to 20 words)
  • informing the recipient by phone on the cash transfer received cash delivery to the specified address

You can pay for cash transfers in advance by bank transfer. Specify the following information in the payment order: 

   
Recipient: SJSC “Latvijas Pasts”
Uniform registration number: 40003052790 
Current account: LV48HABA0140X04777755 
Receiving bank: AS Swedbank 
Bank code: HABALV22
Recipient SJSC “Latvijas Pasts”
Uniform registration number: 40003052790 
Current account: LV33PARX0000828130012
Receiving bank: JSC “Citadele banka”
Bank code: PARXLV22 

The following information must also be specified in the payment order:

  • full name of the payer
  • personal identity number
  • the service you are paying for 

When making a transfer, submit a copy of the payment order certified by the bank to the post office employee

 

As of December 1, 2018, Latvijas Pasts changes Money transfers rates, continuing to provide customers with one of the lowest commission payments in the country.

Changes in tariffs will be applied to Postal account system accounts deposit and withdrawal payments in cash, payments in accounts with a payment card, transfers to a credit institution in cash, domestic and international money transfers.

Service Tariff (EUR) to 30.11.2018. Tariff (EUR) from 01.12.2018.

Cash deposit to the Account

   

- in your account

0,50 1% of the amount, min.1,00
- another person's account 1,50 2% of the amount, min.3,00
Payment by cash deposit to a credit institution in Latvia 1% of the amount, min. 2,50 1% of the amount, min. 3,00

Contribution to the account in Latvijas Pasts with a payment card

   
- in your account 2% of the amount, min. 0,85 2% of the amount, min. 1,00
Domestic money transfer 2,5% of the amount, min. 0,85 2,5% of the amount, min. 1,00
Cash withdrawal from physical person's PNS account 0,1% of the amount, min. 0,75 0,1% of the amount, min.  0,95

United service charge will be applied to cross-border money transfers regardless of the country:

Service Tariff (EUR) from 01.12.2018.
Cross-border money transfer 10% of the amount, min. 5,00
 

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