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Text Transfer

Text Transfer - Transfer funds from your account by sending a text message!


The Text Transfer service allows you to transfer funds from your Leumi account either to yourself or to a beneficiary, which can then be withdrawn from a Leumi ATM, or deposited directly into an Israeli bank account of the beneficiary’s choosing - without the need for a credit or banking card, bank appointments, or special authorizations.



How do you join the service?
Joining the service requires no registration process and operates via all the following digital service channels:

  1. The Leumi Mobile app
  2. Leumi Digital banking terminals – to locate Leumi branches and ATMs
  3. The Leumi website


The Text Transfer digital service is available to all Leumi customers* (except for business customers).  



How do you transfer funds?

  • Sign into your account via the Leumi website, Leumi Mobile app, or at a Leumi Digital banking terminal
  • After the identification process, click on “SMS Transfer” in the menu bar
  • Enter the beneficiary’s details and the transfer amount
  • Await transfer authorization


You can transfer up to NIS 3,000 per day, in up to two transfers per day.
The transfer (to be withdrawn or deposited by the beneficiary) is valid for up to 24 hours.


How do you receive funds?


ATM Withdrawal Transfer Funds to an Account

As the beneficiary of a text transfer, you will receive a text message with a one-time code for withdrawing cash at an ATM 

As the beneficiary of a text transfer, you will receive a text message with a one-time code for transfering the funds to an account

Go to a Leumi ATM and select the SMS Transfer option

Go to the Leumi website and transfer funds to an Israeli bank account of your choosing (in Hebrew) >>

Enter the amount for withdrawal (must be exact same amount sent in the trasfer)

Enter the exact amount of the transfer

Enter your ID number

Enter your ID number

Enter the one-time code sent to your phone

Enter the one-time code sent to your phone

Collect your cash from the ATM

Enter the details of the account to which you wish to transfer the funds


The money will be transferred to the desired bank account

 * Subject to the Terms of Service.
  ** Text transfers can only be sent by holders of a Leumi credit card.



Please note: The Text Transfer service is currently only available in Hebrew

For more information (in Hebrew)