Send money online

What is the Western Union® Money Transfer service offered online?

What is Money in Minutes?

What type of credit or debit cards can be used to send a money transfer?

Does Western Union participate in the Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode® programs?

What is Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode®?

How much can I send online?

 

What is the Western Union® Money Transfer service offered online?

  • Money in Minutes is available internationally. The Receiver can pick up cash at an Agent location near them generally in minutes.
  • Direct to Bank is available to select countries. Money is deposited into the Receiver’s bank account the next business day in most cases. Money may be deposited the same day or in up to three business days, depending on the time money is sent and the Receiver’s country. Learn more.

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What is Money in Minutes?

The Money in Minutes option gives consumers and businesses the ability to send money using a Visa®, Visa Electron®, MasterCard®, Maestro® or Delta® card online.

Receivers can pick up funds at Agent locations worldwide within minutes, depending on the hours of operation of the receiving Agent location.

Learn more about how to send money online.

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What is the Next Day service?

The Next Day option is an economical way to send money to India and Pakistan online. Use Visa®, Visa Electron®, MasterCard®, Maestro® or Delta® card issued by a UK bank for this service. Receivers can pick up money at any Agent location ten hours after money is sent.

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What type of credit or debit cards can be used to send a money transfer?

The Western Union® Money Transfer service offered at westernunion.co.uk accepts Visa® Credit Card or MasterCard® credit card or Visa Debit (Delta & Visa Electron) or Maestro.

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Does Western Union participate in the Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode® programs?

Yes, we participate in Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode® to help prevent unauthorized use of cards online. When you click the Submit order button, you may receive a message from your card issuer.

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What is Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode®?

Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode® were developed to help prevent unauthorized use of cards online.

These services use personal passwords or identity information to help protect cards against unauthorized use. They are available for most cards from participating financial institutions.

Once your card is activated, your card number will be recognized whenever it's used at participating online stores. A window will automatically appear and your card issuer will ask for your password. You'll enter your password to verify your identity and complete your purchase.

If you haven't activated Verified by Visa or MasterCard SecureCode®, your card can still be used on our site.

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How much can I send online?

The maximum amount you can send with a money transfer is £400 each for the first two transactions and £4,000 for the third money transfer.

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