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Send money to India in minutes1 with Western Union. Make money transfers to bank accounts or for cash pickup at agent locations across India.

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    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

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    Register with Western Union and start to send with a $0 transfer fee5 for your first online transfer.

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Pay the way that works for you

    Online via POLi with your bank account

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

    With your credit or debit card

    In cash at an agent location

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    The Western Union app is a handy way to transfer money to India:

    Send money to India on the go or start on our app and pay in-store.

    Track your money transfer in real time.

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    More information on how to send money to India from Australia

    All major banks are covered

    Send up to 50,000 AUD (paying with POLi) to nearly  – including State Bank of India, ICICI Bank Limited, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank Baroda, and more.

    Enjoy your first online money transfer on us

    Complete your online profile to register, and enjoy 0 AUD fees5 on your first online transfer to India. Get a free estimate anytime with no obligation to complete the transfer too.

    Have your receiver’s details ready

    To start your bank transfer to India, simply provide your receiver’s account number, their Indian Financial System Code (IFSC), and the purpose of transfer.

    Reasons to choose Western Union to send money to India

    Ease and convenience

    Send money to India from Australia in a 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 money transfer to India from Australia.

    Speed and transparency

    Send money to India in minutes6 for fast cash pickup. Easily track your funds on their way to Delhi, Bangalore or elsewhere.

    Worldwide reach

    We don’t just transfer money to India. We move money from Australia to more than 200 countries and territories. Globally, we make an average of 25 transfers per second.

    Register to send money to India today

    Quick and easy registration

    It’s easy to register and start sending money to India online 24/7.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay for a money transfer to India from Australia online through your bank account, with your credit3 or debit card, or with cash in-store.

    Earn points with our rewards program

    Join our My WU℠ rewards program and earn points with each money transfer to India. Build up your points and redeem them for discounts on future transfer fees.

    Track your transfer

    Easily track your money transfer to India online or with our app by using your tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt.

    Convenient locations

    Remit to India and your receiver can pick up the cash at one of more than 110,000 agent locations3 – from Mumbai to Kolkata.

    Frequently asked questions

    Can I send a money transfer online to India with Western Union in Australia?

    Yes, you can send money online 24/7 to India from Australia using internet banking (pay with POLi) or a Visa® or MasterCard® credit3, debit or prepaid card.

    Receivers can have the money deposited into their bank accounts or pick up the cash within minutes4 from participating agent locations in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and other cities throughout India.

    What do I need to send a money transfer online to India from Australia?

    To make a money transfer to India from Australia you need:

    • The receiver’s full name (as it appears on their ID) and address.
    • Their account number and IFSC code.
    • Purpose of the transfer – in some cases.
    • Your internet banking details or a Visa® or MasterCard® credit3, debit or prepaid card issued by an Australian bank.
    • To be over 18.

    When you first register online with Western Union, we’ll need certain information to confirm your identity and create a free online profile for you. You’ll need an Australian driver’s license or passport.

    In some cases, you may also be required to phone our call center if we need additional information.

    How much money can I send to India online?

    The maximum daily transaction limit to send money to India is 50,000 AUD when you pay with POLi. However, your specific daily transaction limit will vary depending on the service you choose and your transaction history. Register and visit your profile to see your individual transaction limit.

    How long does it take to send money to India from Australia?

    Sending money to India can take one banking day when sent via bank transfer. With select Indian banks your funds can also be sent in real-time – sometimes depending on the amount you send. If you arrange to send money for cash pickup in India, it can arrive in minutes1 at the agreed agent location.

    What is the best way to send money to India?

    If you need to get money to India fast, you can make a digital transfer online or via our app. You can also pay in cash, to be collected in India via a money transfer agent. Ensure they are approved and regulated.

    How can I send money from Australia to India without fees5?

    Complete your online profile to register, and enjoy 0 AUD transfer fees5 on your first online transfer to India.

    It’s important to also compare exchange rates as Western Union and other money transmitters also make money on currency exchange.

    Fees5, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees5 and rates are subject to change without notice. Subject to applicable taxes (if any).

    Still have questions?

    Browse our FAQs or contact us. Our customer care team is here to help.

    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 Network data valid as of 30 September 2021.

    3 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.

    5 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.

    6 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.