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Your international money transfer specialists

We assist companies and private clients with all their foreign exchange related transfers and cross-border payments. Our foreign exchange solutions are tailored to your unique requirements

Our services include



Discretionary allowance transfers up to R1 million*

Investment allowance transfers up to R10 million**

Import and export payments for businesses

Fund transfers into South Africa

Excellent, bank-beating exchange rates

Tax clearance applications

Inheritance and trust transfers to offshore beneficiaries

Currency risk management and hedging strategies

Trade finance

Non-resident accounts


Including foreign investment, gifts, travel, alimony and student fees
** And larger amounts on special application

Personal and corporate South African money transfers

Our corporate forex clients include companies that import and export, and incur cross-border payments or receipts. We assist with both spot payments and forward contract facilities, foreign direct investment applications, and other South African Reserve Bank applications. Our services are used by businesses looking to maximise outcomes in the shortest time possible.

Typically, clients making personal money transfers include individuals investing overseas, transferring inheritances, emigrating or making use of their discretionary allowances. We also help foreign nationals who are purchasing property, settling debts or transferring money home for investment purposes. Our service is highly professional, but with a personal focus. We like to understand our clients' needs and deliver our services in a way that suits them best.

Why thousands of people continue using our forex service


Great, bank-beating rates

We transfer your money at rates that banks can’t compete with, we'll make sure you always get a great exchange rate.


Fully regulated

We are fully compliant with the South African Reserve Bank, Financial Services Conduct Authority and South African Revenue Services.


No-obligation consultations

We offer all prospective clients free no-obligation consultations on their personal or business forex needs.


Expert advice

We always provide a personalised service and all our solutions are tailored to our clients’ needs.

Taking money out of South Africa can be complex; working with exchange control regulations and knowing how much money you can transfer out of South Africa requires expert knowledge and understanding. We have years of industry experience, facilitating over 140,000 transactions for 60,000 registered clients each year, so we know how to make the process of transferring money internationally as convenient and cost-effective as possible. We will ensure that your transfers are quick and hassle-free, no matter where you want to send them.


Our South African forex team

Tim Powell
  • Director
Rochelle Naicker
  • Forex Broker
Nicole_ Inderjith
Nicole  Inderjith
  • Forex Administrator
Monique Chapman
  • Compliance and Exchange Control
Juanita Dunn
  • Client Relations Administrator
James Edward
  • Director
Shawn Maidwell
  • Operations Manager - Forex SA
Meagan Adams
  • Client Relations Administrator
Charlene  Windvogel
  • Forex Broker
Anthea Michaels
  • Client Relations Administrator
Gary Davies | Business Development Manager
Gary Davies
  • Business Development Executive
Alison Williams
  • Forex Broker
Teri-Anne  Hermans
  • Client Relations Administrator
Carmen Pitts
  • Client Relations - Emigration
Charmaine Thomson
  • Forex Broker
Lynn Ӧz
  • Forex Broker
Anita  Huyser
  • Business Development Executive
Brenda Simpkins
  • Forex Broker
Tanya Van Der Westhuizen
  • Business Development Executive

See live exchange rates

We offer excellent, bank-beating exchange rates, which mean significant savings for you.Below is a table of live market exchange rates. These are interbank rates, which are the rates at which banks exchange with each other.

Our exchange rates beat the bank

Bank-beating exchange rates and low fees

With us, you’re guaranteed to get better exchange rates and exceptional service that is better than a South African bank. Our service is tailored specifically to your needs and personal circumstances, unlike the banks.

Because of the complex legislation and intimidating Reserve Bank regulations, South Africans often look to traditional banks to help them with forex. The problem is that traditional banks charge unnecessary fees and don’t offer the best exchange rates either.

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Compliance and regulations

We are fully regulated and registered in South Africa, the UK and Australia. In South Africa, we have an FSB licence (FSP licence number 41900). Our Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL number 335126) was issued by ASIC.To find out about our certifications and security procedures, visit our compliance page

South Africa

Cape Town

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708 +27 (0) 21 657 2120


25 Richefond Circle
Umhlanga 4320 +27 (0) 31 536 8844

United Kingdom


One Croydon
12-16 Addiscombe Road
Croydon CR0 0XT +44 (0) 20 7759 7514



9 Yarra Street
South Yarra
VIC 3141 +613 (0) 8651 4500

Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 07070528), registered in England and Wales. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Conduct Authority in South Africa (1st Contact Money [PTY] Ltd - FSP no. 41900) and hold an Australian Financial Services Licence issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (1st Contact Group - AFS Licence number 335 126).

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