Anyone who needs to send or receive money quickly uses Western Union. These include people supporting friends or relatives abroad, travelers and business people who need to make fast, international remittances.
They are our representatives that you can approach in order to send or receive money. In other countries, they may be banks, post offices, supermarkets, grocery stores, check cashers, mailbox centers, drug stores, travel agencies, depots, airports, train and bus stations, currency exchange offices and other retailers.
You can easily locate a Western Union agent location in United Arab Emirates online. Click here to find one near you.
The sender initiates the money transfer by providing receiver’s details and paying the agent cash to cover the transfer amount plus applicable fees. The agent immediately processes the transfer.
Individuals must present their valid Emirates ID for money pick up at a Western Union agent location. Acceptable IDs are subject to the Central Bank of United Arab Emirates rules and regulations.
Money transfers will generally be paid in cash, but some agents will pay by cheque or a combination of cash and cheque. The receiver may choose other ways to receive funds and some money transfers may be paid to accounts. Other restrictions may apply. Please contact Western Union agent location to get more information about restrictions.
Any time after the money has been sent, you can check your transfer status online. All you need is your name and the tracking number (MTCN – Money Transfer Control Number) printed on your receipt.
You can check your transfer status online. All you need is the sender's name and the tracking number (MTCN – Money Transfer Control Number) printed on the sender's receipt.
Each Western Union agent location determines its own hours of operation. Some have extended hours and some even stay open 24/7.
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