Azimo is an application which provides a faster and safer means of sending money to more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. It makes use of technology to democratize financial services, which makes them available and affordable to all, thereby improving millions of lives around the globe. It is an online remittance service having headquarters in London and offices in Kraków
Founded in January 2012 by Michael Kent, Marta Krupinska, Ricky Knox and Marek Wawro, it was first used in October the same year. The App for iOS and android was launched in March 2013, while November 2013 saw the App launched in Germany and Ireland. It waited till April 2015 before launching in the rest of Europe. By March 2018, over 1 million people were connected to Azimo’s platform which offers over 270,000 cash pick-up locations globally. It launched an updated version of its app which included features like In-app chat and biometric security and is available on Google play and Trustpilot.
Azimo systems constantly scan for unusual transactions. From time to time they may stop a transfer and contact you to further ensure the safety of your money. Azimo website and mobile app uses MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa systems to ensure only valid orders are processed.
Azimo works with the largest payment companies in the world presently. To ensure that your money reaches its destination safely, it is regulated and authorized by the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 and licensed and regulated by HRMC as a Money Services Business. For a quick transfer of money, Azimo holds funds in most currencies around the world. This means it is possible to send money instantly to more than 60 countries.
How To Get Start
Get started by login on to the website at https://azimo.com/en/ngk/auth/sign-up/email or by downloading the application to your smartphone.
Fill in your country and your email along with your password in the appropriate spaces given.
Enter your first name and last name too and signup. There are options to signup using your google or Facebook account too.
Sending money has been made very easy using these few steps
- Enter the recipients details and amount- set up the transfer by filling in all the details yourself or requesting them via our app.
- Pay securely- Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and bank transfers accepted
- Transfer processed– Cash from our local partner’s account is sent to your recipient’s bank or cash pick-up point.
- Money delivered-The money takes a few minutes to a few days to deliver, depending on how fast your recipient’s bank can process it.
Note– Your first two transfers is fee-free.
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Supported Countries Include
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Commonwealth Of Dominica
Holy See (Vatican City State)
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
São Tomé and Príncipe
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
Virgin Islands, British