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Send money from Australia

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$0 fee1.

Send money online to bank accounts overseas paying with POLi.
Select countries only.

Choose how you want to send money from Australia

Online

Transfers made easy

1. Log in or register

- Follow the steps in the app to create a profile with your email address.
- You can verify your profile using your Australian driver’s license, passport or Proof of Age card.

2. Start your transfer

- Enter the destination country and the amount you’d like to send.
- Choose the payout method: cash, direct to bank or mobile wallet based on your receiver’s country.

3. Enter your receiver’s details

- If you’re sending directly to a bank account, you will need your receiver’s bank name, code, and account number1.
- You can save your receiver’s details for convenient repeat transfers.

4. Pay and send

- Pay for your transfer via debit or credit card2, or bank transfer (POLi).
- Check all the details before hitting send.
- You’ll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and only share with your receiver.

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On our app

Send money on the go

1. Download the app

Download the Western Union® app on Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

2. Log in or register

- Follow the steps in the app to create a profile with your email address.
- You can verify your profile using your Australian driver’s license, passport or Proof of Age card.

3. Start your transfer

- Enter the destination country and the amount you’d like to send.
- Choose the payout method: cash, direct to bank or mobile wallet based on your receiver’s country.
- Enter your receiver’s details

4. Pay and send

- Pay for your transfer via debit or credit card2, or bank transfer (POLi).
- Check all the details before hitting send.
- You’ll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and only share with your receiver.

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In Person

Walk in to send money

1. Visit a Western Union agent location

With over 3,400 locations3 in Australia, it’s easy to find one nearby.

2. Share your details

Provide the agent with your full name and a valid government-issued ID.

3. Share your receiver’s details

- Provide the agent with your receiver’s first name and surname, the destination country, and the exact amount you wish to send.
- Choose the payout method: cash, direct to bank or mobile wallet based on your receiver’s country.

4. Pay and send

- Pay for your transfer via cash, debit or credit card2.
- You’ll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and only share with your receiver.

Find location

Start online, pay in store

Pay cash in store

1. Log in or register

- Go to wu.com or open our app.
Not registered? Create a profile or learn more.

2. Start your transfer

- Enter the destination country and the amount you’d like to send.
- Select Pay in Store as the funding method.

3. Enter your receiver’s details

- You can save your receiver’s details for convenient repeat transfers.

4. Pay in store

- Visit selected Western Union agent locations and submit a government-issued ID to verify your profile.
- Pay for the transfer in cash.
- You’ll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and only share with your receiver.
- Please note this transfer method is only available at select Western Union agent locations.

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Why transfer money with us?

Send money from Australia with us and enjoy all the benefits we have to offer.

Why transfer money with us?

Peace of mind

Keep track of money transfers with tracking numbers (MTCN).

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Send money around the corner or around the world.

Reliable

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years.

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1 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to the account number you provide. The receiver's account must be a local currency payout account.

2 If you're using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. You can avoid these fees by using a debit card.

3 Network data valid as of 31 December 2018.