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What is a wire transfer?
What is a Remittance transfer?
How do I send a domestic or international wire transfer?
What should I do if I receive an error message that discusses exact fees from other banks?
Are there countries where I should only send USD and not the local/foreign currency?
How do I assert an error with my Remittance Transfer?
How do I cancel a Remittance Transfer?
Can someone wire funds to my account at Bank of America?
Are there fees and limits for domestic and international wire transfers?
What else do I need to send a wire transfer?
What is a SWIFT Code?
Which Bank of America SWIFT Code should I provide?
What is an IBAN number?
Does Bank of America have an IBAN number?
How should I obtain the IBAN numbers of another bank?
How soon can an international recipient receive the funds from a wire transfer?

List of Slow-to-Pay Countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Cuba
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia, The
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (North Korea)
  • Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
  • Kosovo
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tanzania
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • The Gambia
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Viet Nam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

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