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Receive money with Western Union

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Receive money at more than 500,000 agent locations

in 200 countries and territories* around the world

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How to pick up money sent to you

Choose a
location

Visit Western Union agent location near you

Provide transfer
details

Specify transfer details to the agent (sender's name, country, sent amount)

Show your
ID

Show your ID and money transfer control number (MTCN)** to the agent

Get
money

The agent will give you a copy of a receipt and pay your funds in cash

Find the nearest Western Union agent location in Bahrain

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Over 120 agent locations* in Bahrain

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Track your transfer anytime

Check when your receiver have picked up a money transfer

Enter your transfer details and money transfer control number (MTCN)**

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Send to over 500,000 agent locations*

in more than 200 countries and territories around the world

Your money reaches your receiver in minutes1

We've been moving money for over 165 years

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3 most asked questions

How do I collect my money?

Currently it is not available to receive money online on the www.westernunion.com. You can pick-up money at any of Western Union agent locations around the world.

How do I know if my money transfer is ready for pick-up?

Simply locate the 'Tracking' link on the homepage of our website. Then type in the sender's name and MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number). We will then update you on the latest status of your money transfer. Check your money transfer status now.

What do I need to bring in order to collect my money at a Western Union Agent Location in Bahrain?

Please get these details ready:

  • The sender's full name (that is, first, middle and last names).
  • The country where the money was sent from.
  • The approximate amount that was sent.
  • The unique number of transaction (MTCN — Money Transfer Control Number).
  • Your government-issued identification document(s) as required.

For more information, do check with your nearest Western Union Service Provider.

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* Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2017

** Do not share details of the money transfer to anyone other than your receiver

1 Read the restrictions and special notes for the Money in Minutes service