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Fast, easy, reliable money transfers to 200+ countries and territories around the world.

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How to send money with Western Union

Choose how you would like to transfer your money and follow the simple steps below.

Transfer money on the go with the Western Union® app. You can also start your money transfer on our app and then pay in cash at one of our selected1 agent locations.

Send for cash pick-up in minutes2

Need to wire money quickly? Have your money ready for cash pick-up in minutes when you pay by bank transfer (Sofort).

  1. Open our app and log in with Touch ID. Are you a new customer? Download the app on Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and register.
  2. Tap ‘Send money’. Enter the destination country and the transfer amount, then choose pick-up in ‘Cash’ and payment in ‘Cash’.
  3. Select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s name and address.
  4. Complete your transfer by paying in cash at a participating agent location within 12 hours. Find a nearby location here.
  5. Save the receipt and share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver for fast cash pickup. Do not share it with anyone else.

Want to pay by bank transfer?

  1. Open our app and log in with Touch ID. Are you a new customer? Download the app on Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and register.
  2. ap ‘Send money’. Enter the destination country and the transfer amount, then choose pick-up in ‘Cash’ and payment by ‘Bank transfer‘ (Sofort Banking).
  3. Select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s name and address.
  4. Verify your bank account and complete your money transfer via Sofort Banking.
  5. We will send a confirmation email with your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). ONLY share this number with your receiver for cash pick-up.

Want to pay by credit card?

  1. Open our app and log in with Touch ID. Are you a new customer? Download the app on Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and register.
  2. Tap ‘Send money’. Enter the destination country and the transfer amount, then choose pick-up in ‘Cash’ and payment by ‘Credit/Debit card’.
  3. Select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s name and address.
  4. Pay with a credit/debit card issued by a bank in Austria.
  5. We will send a confirmation email with your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). ONLY share this number with your receiver for cash pick-up.
Send to a bank account2

Enjoy money transfers from your phone straight to their bank account. You’ll be able to pay by credit/debit card or bank account.

  1. Check if you have all of your receiver’s bank details.
  2. Open our app and log in with Touch ID. Are you a new customer? Download the app on Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and register.
  3. Start a transfer, then enter the destination and amount. Transaction times vary by country, but they’ll be shown with your selections.
  4. Choose delivery to a ‘Bank account’, then select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s bank account details.
  5. Pay by credit/debit card or with your bank account.
  6. We will send a confirmation email with your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). ONLY share this number with your receiver for cash pick-up.
Send to a mobile wallet2
  1. Check available destination countries and mobile providers.
  2. Find a nearby agent location on our app or website.
  3. Complete the ‘Send Money’ section of the form and choose ‘Mobile Wallet Deposit’. Include your receiver’s mobile phone number.
  4. Give our agent the completed form with all applicable funds (including the transfer fee).
  5. Save the receipt and share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver for fast cash pick up. Do not share it with anyone else.

Enjoy fast and convenient online money transfers on our website. You can estimate your FX rates and transfer fees3 in advance using our handy online calculator.

Send money for cash pickup in minutes2

Need to wire money quickly? Have your money ready for cash pick-up in minutes when you pay by bank transfer (Sofort).

Want to pay by bank transfer?

  1. Click ‘Send money’ at the top of the page to start your transfer. Enter the destination and transfer amount.
  2. Choose ‘Cash’ as the receive method and select (instant) payment by ‘Bank transfer (Sofort)’.
  3. Log in, then select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s name and address.
  4. Verify your bank account and complete your money transfer via Sofort).
  5. We will send a confirmation email with your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). ONLY share this number with your receiver for cash pick-up.

Want to pay by credit card?

  1. Click ‘Send money’ at the top of the page to start your transfer. Enter the destination and transfer amount.
  2. Choose ‘Cash’ as the receive method and select payment by ‘Credit/debit card’.
  3. Log in, then select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s name and address.
  4. Pay with a credit/debit card issued by a bank in Austria.
  5. We will send a confirmation email with your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). ONLY share this number with your receiver for cash pick-up.
Send to a bank account2

Enjoy money transfers to their their bank account with just a few clicks. You’ll be able to pay by credit/debit card or bank account.

  1. Check if you have all of your receiver’s bank details.
  2. Log in or register, then click ‘Send money’ to start your transfer.
  3. Enter the destination and transfer amount. Transaction times vary by country, but they’ll be shown with your selections.
  4. Choose delivery to a ‘Bank account’, then select payment by ‘Credit/Debit card’.
  5. Select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s bank account details.
  6. Complete your money transfer.
  7. We will send a confirmation email with your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). ONLY share this number with your receiver for cash pick-up.
Send to a mobile wallet2

If your receiver has a mobile wallet with our partners in selected countries, you can transfer funds directly to their phone.

  1. Check available destination countries and mobile providers.
  2. Log in or register, then click ‘Send money’ to start your transfer.
  3. Enter the destination country and any amount up to €5,000, then choose delivery to a ‘Mobile wallet’.
  4. Select payment by ‘Bank transfer’ or ‘Credit/Debit card’.
  5. Enter your receiver’s name and mobile number.
  6. Complete your money transfer.
  7. Both you and your receiver will get a confirmation alert via text message when the money’s been delivered.

Want to transfer money in person? Enjoy sending from more than 200 agent locations4 in Austria. Save time at the counter by starting the money transfer on our app and paying cash at agent locations1.

Send for cash pick-up fast

Check out our special fees at participating agent locations! Prices at other agent locations may be higher.

  1. Find a nearby agent location on our app or website.
  2. If you are a My WU℠ member, simply give the agent your My WU number and follow their instructions. Not a My WU℠ member yet? Join now to save time and money on your transfers.
  3. Select a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s name and address.
  4. If you are not a My WU℠ member, complete the ‘Send Money’ section of the form and choose ‘Cash Pickup’ and ‘Money in Minutes’.
  5. Give our agent all applicable funds (including the transfer fee) in cash.
  6. Save the receipt and share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver for fast cash pick up. Do not share it with anyone else.
Send to a bank account

Enjoy money transfers from your phone straight to their bank account.

  1. Check if you have all of your receiver’s bank details and find a nearby agent location on our app or website.
  2. Complete the ‘Send Money’ section of the form, including your receiver’s bank account information. Check what specific information is needed.
  3. Give our agent the completed form with all applicable funds (including the transfer fee) in cash.
  4. Save the receipt and share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver for fast cash pick up. Do not share it with anyone else.
  5. Depending on the destination country, your money will be deposited within 1-3 bank working days. Check out destination-specific times.
Send to a mobile wallet2
  1. Check available destination countries and mobile providers.
  2. Find a nearby agent location on our app or website.
  3. Complete the ‘Send Money’ section of the form and choose ‘Mobile Wallet Deposit’. Include your receiver’s mobile phone number.
  4. Give our agent the completed form with all applicable funds (including the transfer fee).
  5. Save the receipt and share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver for fast cash pick up. Do not share it with anyone else.

Start on the app, pay in cash at agent location

Save time in-store by completing the paperwork on the Western Union® app and paying at selected1 agent locations.

Enter your money transfer details and select ‘Pay in Cash’

Complete your money transfer at an agent location in Austria within 12 hours

Choose how they’ll receive the money

You can have the money delivered in the way that is most convenient for your receiver.

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.

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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 choose Western Union?

With Western Union you can send money abroad quickly and reliably. Choose between getting help through an agent, or conveniently managing the money transfer at home from your computer.

It’s quick

Transfer money for cash pick-up around the world in minutes2.

Reach recipients around the world

Transfer money abroad to hundreds of thousands of agent locations in over 200 countries and territories.

Choice and convenience

Choose between doing the money transfer with one of our agents or online on your own.

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Get rewarded with My WU℠

Save on transfer fees3 with the My WU program.

Enjoy the benefits of membership

Collect My WU points with every transaction and earn great rewards.

1 Check directly in the app for the updated locations where the service to “Pay in cash” is available.

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 transfer form 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.

4 Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2020