With Western Union, you can transfer money in minutes¹ to bank accounts or for cash pickup at agent locations across India.
We encrypt your transfers
We are committed to keeping your data secure
Send online to bank accounts for a flat $0 fee² when paying with POLi, and for a flat $2.90 fee² paying with your credit or debit card.
Register and create your profile for free to send money to India from Australia online.
You can send from the Western Union® app right away, or start your transfer in the app and pay in-store.
Send money conveniently at a Western Union agent location near you.
Send money online to directly to bank accounts in India.
Your receiver can pick up the cash at any of our 122,000+ agent locations³ in India.
Directly from your bank account
In cash at an agent location
With your credit or debit card
All major banks are covered
Send up to 50,000 AUD (paying with POLi) to nearly 200 banks in India, including State Bank of India, ICICI Bank Limited, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank Baroda, and more.
Your first online money transfer is on us
Use promo code FIRSTFREEAU to enjoy 0 AUD fee² on your first online transfer. You can also get a free estimate anytime and without obligation to send money later.
Have your receiver’s details ready
To start your bank transfer, simply provide your receiver’s account number, their Indian Financial System Code (IFSC), and the purpose of transfer.
It’s easy to sign up and send money online 24/7.
Pay online through your bank account, with your credit/debit card, or cash in-store.
You can easily track your money transfer to India online or with our app.
Send money and your receiver can pick up the cash at a Western Union agent location near them.
Ease and convenience
Send money the way that’s convenient for you: online, via our app, or in person at an agent location.
Commitment to security
Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.
Speed and transparency
Send money in minutes¹ for fast cash pickup and easily track your money along the way.
We make an average of 25 transfers per second and move money from Australia to over 200 countries and territories.
Yes, you can send money online 24/7 to India from Australia using internet banking (pay with POLi) or a Visa® or MasterCard® credit, debit or prepaid card.
Receivers can have the money deposited into their bank accounts, or pick up the cash within minutes¹ from participating agent locations in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and other cities throughout India.
You’ll need your receiver’s full name (as it appears on their ID) and address, and your internet banking details or a Visa® or MasterCard® credit, debit or prepaid card issued by an Australian bank. You also must be over 18.
When you first register online with Western Union, we’ll need certain information so we can confirm your identity and create an online profile for you. You’ll need an Australian driver’s license or passport.
In some cases, you may also be required to call our call center if we need additional information.
The maximum daily transaction limit is 50,000 AUD when you pay with POLi, but your specific daily transaction limit will vary based on the service you choose and your transaction history. Register and visit your profile to see your individual transaction limit.
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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 transfer form 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.
³ Network data valid as of 31 March 2020.