With Western Union, you can make a money transfer from Australia to the Philippines in minutes1 to bank accounts or for cash pickup at agent locations.
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Ways to send money to the Philippines
Ways to receive money in the Philippines
You can send money from Australia to the Philippines from the Western Union® app right away, or start your transfer in the app and pay in-store.Find out more
Make a transfer from Australia to the Philippines conveniently at a Western Union agent location near you. We have more than 3,5002 in Australia.
Your receiver can pick up their cash at any of our 21,000+ agent locations2 in the Philippines. Our partners include Cebuana Lhuilier, PayMaya, Truemoney, DA5 and more.
Make a remittance to the Philippines direct to GCash or Pay Maya mobile wallet. No need for them to head out.Learn more
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit3 or debit card
Send money to the Philippines from AU on the go or start on our app and pay in-store.
Track your money transfer in real time, whether it’s heading to Manila, Quezon or elsewhere.
Repeat transfers quickly to friends and family in the Philippines.
Your first online money transfer is on us
Complete your online profile to register, and send your first transfer for 0 transfer fee4.Send now
Have your receiver’s details ready
To start your remittance to the Philippines via bank transfer, simply provide your receiver’s account number and a purpose of transfer.Learn more
Repeat transfers quickly and easily
You can choose to save your receiver’s details to send money to the Philippines again with just a few clicks or taps.Download the app
Ease and convenience
Send money to the Philippines from Australia 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 to the Philippines.
Speed and transparency
Complete a money transfer to the Philippines from Australia in minutes1 for cash pickup and easily track your funds along the way.
It’s not just the Philippines, from Australia to more than 200 countries and territories. Globally, we make an average of 25 transfers per second and move money.
It’s easy to register and make an online remittance from Australia to the Philippines 24/7.
Use your tracking number (MTCN) to follow your money all the way to the Philippines, either online or via our app.
Join our My WU℠ rewards program and earn points each time you send money to the Philippines from AU. Save up the points to redeem them for discounts on transfer fees.
Pay for your transfers to the Philippines online through your bank account, with your credit3 or debit card, or with cash in-store.
Give your loved ones in the Philippines the option to pick up their cash at 21,000+ Western Union agent locations2.
Yes, you can send money from Australia to the Philippines online 24/7 using internet banking (pay with POLi). You can also pay with your Visa® or MasterCard® credit3, debit or prepaid card. Receivers can have the money deposited into their bank accounts or pick up the cash within minutes¹ at any Western Union agent location across the Philippines.
To send money to the Philippines from Australia online, you’ll need:
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 phone our call center if we need additional information.
The maximum daily limit is 19,000 AUD when you make a money transfer to the Philippines from Australia with POLi. However, your specific daily transfer limit will vary based on the service you choose and your transfer history. Register and visit your profile to see your individual limit.
When sending money to the Philippines by bank transfer, your funds should arrive within one banking day. They can even be transferred in real time5 with certain banks. Your money can arrive in minutes1 when sending for cash pickup at an agent location in the Philippines.
You’ll need your receiver’s name, bank name, account number and a purpose of transfer when sending money to a Philippines bank account. You’ll be asked for receiver information such as their name, country and address when sending money for cash pickup at an agent location.
You can send a remittance to the Philippines online or with our app, 24/7 – so your receiver can access their money in minutes1. You can even save their details and set up scheduled transfers for repeat payments.
There are more than 3,5002 Western Union agent locations in Australia where you can arrange to send a remittance to the Philippines in person. Using the Western Union app, you can start the transfer on the go before completing and paying in-store.
It’s easy to send money in person to the Philippines from any of our agent locations in Australia.
Finally, pay and send. You’ll receive a confirmation email with a tracking number (MTCN). You can use this to track your transfer. Make sure you only share it with your receiver.
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 June 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.
4 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.
5 Philippines: Real-time transfers are available to Banco De Oro (BDO), Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and Land Bank. For first-time BPI receivers, it may, however, take up to 2 hours. Funds sent to Land Bank between 10 am and 1 pm Eastern Time may also be delayed.