Want to wire money to Sierra Leone? Considering a bank wire to send the money to Sierra Leone? Before you visit your financial institution to organise it, make sure you check the wire transfer fees. It may come as a shock the amount the fees and charges will be and depending on the dollar amount, it might be better to have a look at the alternatives to send the money by other methods.
What makes worse is in addition to your financial institution imposing a fee for sending the money to a bank in Sierra Leone, the person getting the funds will probably also incur a fee from the bank at their end. A way to reduce the possibilty of this fee is to remit the international wire transfer in the currency of their bank account.
To initiate a bank wire transfer to Sierra Leone, you may require a SWIFT code. These are unique for each bank and are based on a number of things including the individual banking institution and country.
SWIFT Country Code
Central Bank Name
Bank of Sierra Leone