Sending money in person
With Agent locations around Japan, sending money anywhere is fast and easy. You can transfer money in person at Western Union® Agent locations throughout Japan, paying in cash to send funds that can be collected from more than 500,000 Western Union Agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories2 around the world. Send up to 1,000,000 yen in minutes1 to more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Visit any of our 200+ agent locations2 in Japan to start your money transfer. Friendly and knowledgeable Agent associates will help you send your money with ease and allow the recipient to collect the fund within minutes1.
Show your ID and My Number
Your identification document and My Number are required3 for the Western Union® agent to start your money transfer.
Pay for your money transfer
Give the Western Union® Agent the amount of money that you want to send, including any necessary service fees4.
Receive your receipt
You will receive a customer's copy and a printout of the transaction details. One of the details in the customer's copy is the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). You can track the status of your money transfer online with your MTCN.
Provide the receiver with the tracking number
Save your receipt and share the tracking number (MTCN) with your receiver for pick up.
Western Union® International Money Transfer Fees*5
★India, Indonesia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Brazil, Vietnam, Peru, and Nepal. Terms and condition in these countries may be subject to change.
1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See our terms and conditions for details.
2 Network data as of 31 March 2018.
3 Please refer to the Customer Identification page for details on personal ID in Japan.
4 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.