Send money straight to a bank account

Send money to more than 50 countries in minutes1.

Be informed. Be aware. Protect yourself from fraud.

We encrypt your transfers

We encrypt your transfers

We are committed to keeping your data secure

We are committed to keeping your data secure

How can I send money to a bank account?

Fast money transfers at your fingertips

Send money, track money transfers, check exchange rates, and find agent locations with the fast and reliable Western Union® money transfer app.

Send money
Check exchange rates
Track a transfer
Find locations

Send money

Send money your way – for cash pick-up, to a bank account, or to a mobile wallet1. Save your receiver’s details and make repeat money transfers around the world.

Check exchange rates

Quickly check transfer fees2 and exchange rates with a few taps and send money on the go.

Track a transfer

Track a money transfer easily with your 10-digit Money Tracking Control Number(MTCN). Get notified when your receiver collects the funds.

Find locations

Find the nearest agent location or send money to any of the hundreds of thousand of agent locations around the world.

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.2

Pay the way you like

Klarna banking (Sofort)

Credit or debit card


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).

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1 Check agent locator on for country and agent location availability.

2 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.

3 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.