How to send money to Pakistan with Western Union App?

Canada By Mitchell Steiman Jun 13, 2022

If you still have relatives living in Pakistan, sometimes the distance may feel larger than it is. It is not always easy to live far from the people you love, but some things may help you to shortener the distance, like the Western Union’s app.

With Western Union Canada’s app you can send money to Pakistan without worrying about hidden fees or long waiting times. Western Union’s service is fast and easy to use, so you can make your transfer knowing it won’t take long till your relatives receive it.

But how can you send money to Pakistan using Western Union’s app? That is exactly what we will tell you in this blog post.

Send money to Pakistan in 5 steps

If you want to send money to Pakistan, the first thing you must do is download Western Union’s app on your smartphone, be it Android or iOS. After that, just follow the 5 steps below to complete your transfer:

1 — Register on Western Union Canada

If you have never made a transfer using Western Union’s app, you must register and create an account. Don’t worry, this is a one-time job, so you won’t have to fill in everything again when you want to send money to Pakistan for a second time. All we will ask you the next time is your login and password created while registering.

2 — Select the country and set the amount

Then, you must select Pakistan on the countries list and set the amount you wish to send to your relative or friend. Remember: you must fill the amount in Canadian dollars, and the app itself will show you how much the recipient will receive in Pakistani rupees after you select how wish them to receive the money: in their bank account or picking it up in cash in one of Western Union’s stores.

3 — Select how you wish to pay

The third step to send money to Pakistan is to select how you with to pay for your transfer. You can either pay it for it in cash in one of our stores or online, using a credit[1] or debit card. Either way the transfer will only take a few minutes after the payment is completed.

4 — Check transfer fees2 and exchange rates

Before completing your transfer, check all the transfer fees[2] and the exchange rate so you can be sure of making the best deal. You can even simulate different transfers so you can send money to Pakistan at the best time. If everything is ok, all you need to do is pay for your transfer.

5 — Check the status of your transfer

After paying, you will receive the MTCN, the number by which you will be able to track your transfer in real-time. You can also see where your money is by checking your last transactions on the app’s main menu.

Quite easy, right? Besides sending money to Pakistan, with Western Union’s app you can send money to over 200 countries and territories, including Jamaica, Haiti, United States, India, Turkey, Mexico, Philippines and more. Check all the countries we perform this service for and make a simulation on the day of the transfer to find out the best option to send your money. Enjoy all the advantages of our app.


[1] 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. 

[2] 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. 

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