If you need to make regular payments or need cash to arrive at a destination quickly in the case of an emergency, Western Union offers you one of the quickest ways to send money to South Africa.
It's fast. Your family and friends can pick up the money in minutes1 at more than 5602 Western Union® agent locations in South Africa.
It's convenient. Whether you're online or on the go, we make it easy and convenient for you to send money.
It's easy. Send money online in a few simple steps and pay via internet banking (pay with POLi) or with your debit card or credit card**.
Getting started is easy
Sign up for an account online.
Choose your sending method.
Enter your receiver and payment information.
* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Subject to applicable taxes, if any.
** Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.
1Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See Online Terms & Conditions for details.
2Network data as of 31 December 2014.