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Receive money your way in the United Arab Emirates

Choose how you want to receive money

How to receive money

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Cash pickup

  1. Visit one of the 900+ Western Union agent locations1 in the United Arab Emirates.
  2. Provide your sender's details, including the tracking number (MTCN).
  3. Present a government-issued Emirates ID or a Passport.
  4. Get your money once your details have been verified.
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Bank account

  1. Provide your bank account details to your sender, as follows:2
    - Your full name
    - Your bank’s name
    - Your bank’s code
    - Your bank account number.
  2. Receive your money transfer directly into your bank account.

Need to know when you will receive the money transfer?

Track your transfer using your Tracking Number (MTCN). You’ll know instantly if the money is on its way or if it’s already available for pickup.

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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.

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

Go to FAQs

1 Network data valid as of 30 June 2019.

2 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to the account number you provide. The receiver's account must be a local currency payout account.