Learn how to send money and FAQ
Western Union AR
Agent locations are the places to send or receive money in person. They may be supermarkets, grocery stores, drug stores, travel agencies, and other retailers. In some countries, they may also be banks, travel agencies, post offices, airports, train stations, bus stations, or currency exchange offices.
You can easily find a nearby agent location by using our online agent locator.
Here is what you need to know to send money from an agent location:
At any of our Western Union stores or participating agent locations, you will be able to send up to 335.000 ARS per money transfer and up to 335.000 ARS total per month.
You can also send a total of 336,000 ARS per year. If you want to send more than 336,000 ARS within a year, you will need to provide additional documents to be able to do so.
If you use Correo Argentino, then the limit per money transfer is 50.000 ARS.
When you can send money in cash will be based on the business hours and working days of the agent location you have selected.
You can also start your money transfer from the Western Union® app and pay it with your Mercado Pago balance by visiting: http://www.pagaturemesa.com.
To know if your money transfer has been paid, just select track transfer on top of any page at westernunion.com then enter your receiver's name and the tracking number (MTCN).
No. Western Union does not offer escrow or buyer protection. To help protect yourself from fraud, never send money to someone you don’t know. If you think you may have been victim of fraud using Western Union, contact us immediately.
To know if your money transfer has been paid, just select Track transfer on top of any page then enter your receiver's name and the money transfer control number (MTCN).
You can receive your money transfer in cash at an agent location, or you can ask your sender to transfer the money directly to your bank account in Argentina. The sender should enter your bank account details at the moment of sending the money.
If you want the money to be transfer directly to your bank account after it’s been sent, please call 0800-800-3030.