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Send money to more than 50 countries in minutes1.

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Transfer money conveniently with our app

Send money whenever you want in minutes1,
check transfer fees2 and exchange rates in advance,
track your transfer conveniently and save time on repeat transfers with the Western Union® app

Why send directly to a bank account?


Know exactly how much money will be delivered to your receiver.


Your receiver doesn’t have to go anywhere to pick up the transfer.


Your money will reach your receiver’s bank account in 1-3 working days.1

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What you need to know when sending to a bank account

Receiver’s details

Full name and country of your receiver

Bank details

Bank’s name and bank code (BIC)

Account details

Receiver’s account number (IBAN)

* Check agent locator on WU.com for country and agent location availability.

1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the Terms and Conditions for restrictions.

2 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.