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. You can send a transfer of up to 1 million yen from an Agent location. Friendly and knowledgeable Agent associates will help you send your money with ease and allow the recipient to collect the fund within minutes1.
Complete the application form
Fill out the form provided and show your identification document as required3 to the Western Union® Agent.
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. Terms and condition in these countries may be subject to change.
*1 Network data as of September 30, 2016. In certain countries, service to send money overseas is not available; customers can only receive money.
*2 Western Union reserves the right to limit the principal amount and frequency of money transfers. The maximum principal amount may vary depending on the law or regulation of certain countries.
*3 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 Send Form for detail.
*4 Please see the website “Customer Identification” for details about personal ID in Japan.
*5 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice. Subject to applicable taxes (if any).