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Register to send money from the United Arab Emirates

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The Western Union online services (web and app) are offered through

Choose how you’ll send money from the United Arab Emirates

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Create your profile

Make sure the information you provide matches your government-issued ID.

We are legally required to request the following information:

  • Full name
  • ID details
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Country of birth
  • Date of birth
  • Occupation
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Verify your profile

Visit the nearest Al Fardan Exchange location to verify your identity in person, with the same government-issued ID that you used for your profile creation. You’ll receive a confirmation by SMS and email after your profile is verified.

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Send money

With a verified profile, you’re now ready to send money online

Why send money with Western Union?

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It’s quick

It takes just minutes for your money transfer to reach an agent location1.

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It’s convenient

With hundreds of thousands of locations around the world, it's easy to find one near your receiver2.

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It’s reliable

We have over 145 years of experience in money transfers around the world.

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It’s free for your receiver

Your receiver doesn’t need to pay any transfer fee to get the money.

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How much can you send online?

With Western Union, you can send up to 34,890 AED (approximately 9,500 USD) per transfer.

Send up to up to 34,890 AED per transfer.

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Millions of international money transfers

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Around the world

We’re in 200+ countries and territories.


We’ve been moving money for over 145 years.


We've served 150 million customers and counting.

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years and have established a network of over half a million agents worldwide. We transfer $80 billion annually, making an average of 31 safe, secure transactions per second.

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Need help?

Visit our FAQs or just get in touch.

Our Customer Care team is ready to support you by phone:

800 736 398 (24/7)

or send an email to wu.support@alfardanexchange.com

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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 Send Form for details.

2 Network data valid as of 30 June 2019.