A fast and reliable money transfer app right at your fingertips, 24/7

Send money,  track transfers, view exchange rates1 and find agent  locations – all on the go with the  Western Union® app.

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R$ 0 transfer fee1 when sending money online to most international bank accounts.

A money transfer app that lets you do it all

Track your transfer

Easily track your transfer on our app using your tracking number (MTCN) and get notified when your recipient collects the funds.

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Simple card2 scanning

Set up your  payment fast by scanning your credit/Visa debit card using the camera on your compatible device.

Easily view fees and exchange rates1

Check fees and exchange rates instantly and on the go from wherever you are.

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Send again quickly

Save your receiver’s information for quick repeat sending.

Added security and peace of mind

Added security and peace of mind

Fingerprint scanning

Get started in seconds with one-touch fingerprint login.

Transfer tracking

See the status of your money transfer on our app with the MTCN.

Encrypted transfers

We use encryption to help protect your money transfers.

Easy to send, simple to receive

With the Western Union® app for mobile money transfers, you can choose how your receiver will get the funds.

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More reasons to love the Western Union® app

Save time at the counter. Start your money transfer on our app and pay in cash at a participating agent location.

It’s free. Download our money transfer app now for free.

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Pay the way that works for you

Directly from your bank account

Using PIX

Pay cash at an agent location

Create your profile today to send money online

Create your profile online or through our app
Send money online 24/7
Start online and pay in cash at one of our agent locations
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4.5/5

Rating as of 5 July 2021.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Western Union® mobile app

How do I get the Western Union® mobile app?

You can download the money transfer app from the Apple App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android devices.

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

How do I send money with the Western Union® mobile app?

1. If you already have the Western Union® app, log in with Touch ID or your credentials. If you don’t have our app yet, simply download it on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. New users can follow the steps to sign up and register a profile.
2. Start a transfer by entering the destination country and the amount you would like to send. Choose the payout method that works for you: directly to a bank account, for cash pickup or to a mobile wallet3 based on your receiver’s country. Enter your receiver’s details.
3. Pay for your money transfer via credit/Visa debit card2 or with your bank account.
4. We will provide the tracking number for your transaction (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver to track the funds. If sending to a mobile wallet, you and your receiver will get a confirmation alert via text notification when the money is delivered.

Can I start a money transfer in the Western Union® app and pay in person?

Yes, save time at the counter by starting your money transfer on the Western Union® app or online and paying in cash at a participating agent location. When you begin a money transfer on the app, you will be provided with the option to pay in cash at an agent location.

Can I pay in cash even if I use the Western Union® app to send money?

Yes, you can save time at the counter by starting your money transfer on our app or online and paying in cash at a participating agent location. When you begin a money transfer on the app, you will be provided the option to pay in cash at an agent location.

Are money transfer apps safe?

Western Union is PCI DSS compliant and committed to keeping your data and payments secure. We use a variety of techniques to protect the confidentiality of your personal information, including SSL technology.

You can learn more in our Privacy Policy.

Still have questions?

Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

Last year, our customers made 268 million transfers2

Worldwide

We’re in 200+ countries and territories

Reliable

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years

$80B annually

We make an average 31 transactions per second

A few reasons to send money with us

Family support

Send money to your love ones any time you want.

Student Help

Give a hand to a student abroad with Western Union.

When traveling

Don’t worry about money abroad.

Reliable

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years.

Need help?

Visit our FAQs or contact directly our Customer Care. We are always ready to support you by email at: atendimentoaocliente@westernunion.com. Or by phone at the following numbers:

Money transfer phone number
0800 707 9330

1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. Compare exchange rates as they are subject to change without notice.

2 Network data as of 30 June 2019.

3 Excludes Argentina. Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. Compare exchange rates as they are subject to change without notice.