Easy payments and fast money transfers from our app

You can now pay with Gpay or Apple pay when you transfer money to overseas accounts, mobile wallets and for cash pickup.


Rating as of June 2024.

$0 transfer fee* and our best exchange rate for your first transfer from our money transfer app

Easy money transfers with the Western Union® app

Track your money transfer

Use our money transfer app to follow your dollars from Australia to your loved one’s wallet. You can easily track your money transfer at any time using your unique tracking number (MTCN). Get notified via email when your friend or relative collects their money.

Simple card scanning

Quickly set up your card payment and make sure your details are correct with card scanning. Simply scan your credit2 or debit card using the camera on your device to make a money transfer on your mobile phone.

Send again quickly

Planning to regularly send money overseas through our app? Store your loved ones’ details for easy repeat transfers by adding them to your resend list. Save precious time by effortlessly importing contacts from your device.

Added security and peace of mind

Touch ID enabled

Touch ID means you can transfer money through our app even more securely. Get started in seconds with one-touch fingerprint login.

Easy transfer tracking

Know when the money has arrived with your loved one by entering your tracking number (MTCN) into our money transfer app.

Committed to security

We’re PCI DSS compliant and committed to keeping your data and payments secure.

Encrypted transfers

We use encryption to help protect the payments you make through our money transfer mobile app.

Still have questions about how to receive money?

Need help with the Western Union® app or have another question? Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

Money transfers made easy with the Western Union® app

Send funds on the go with our money transfer app – or start on the app and pay at an agent location.

Track all your money transfers in real time.

Quickly repeat money transfers to friends and relatives.

Rating as of June 2024.

Frequently asked questions about the Western Union® app

How do I get the Western Union® money transfer mobile app?

You can download our money transfer mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play for iOS and Android devices. Then it’s just a case of registering for a free Western Union profile, verifying your details and logging in.

Can I send money using the app?

Yes, existing online customers can log in to send money with our app. New customers can register directly on the money transfer app for free. This will include an identification verification before you can transfer money with the app.

How do I start sending money with the Western Union® money transfer app?

Follow these easy steps to send funds with our money transfer app from Australia:

  1. Download our money transfer app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and create your free profile with your email address.
  2. Complete your online profile verification by providing your Australian driver’s license, proof of age card or passport details.
  3. Send money with the app 24/7 once we verify your profile.
What do I need to transfer money with the app?

It’s easy to send money overseas with our app if you’re an existing online customer. Just tap in your login details to access your profile through the app.

New customers can register on our money transfer app in just a few minutes. You’ll need to verify your email address and will require at least one of the following types of Australian government-issued ID:

  • Driver’s license.
  • Passport.
Can I pay in cash even if I use the app to send money?

Yes, when you begin your money transfer on our app, you’ll have the option to pay in cash at an agent location later. Other payment methods offered by our money transfer app include debit and credit2 cards and bank transfers.

Are money transfer apps safe?

We’re committed to keeping your data secure whenever you use our money transfer app. We use a variety of techniques to help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, including SSL technology. Find out more in our Privacy Policy.

Still have questions?

Need help with the Western Union® money transfer app or have another question? Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

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2 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.

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 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. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for restrictions.

5 Network data valid as of 30 September 2021.