Sending money with our new, improved app is faster and easier.

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

Choose from more than 200 countries and territories to send cash to friends and family around the world direct from your mobile – for cash pickup in minutes2.

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    Exchange rates and fees vary by payment and payout options and are subject to change. To check other options, simply click Get Started.

    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

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    We encrypt your transfers

    We are committed to keeping your data secured

    We’ve sent money around the world for over 150 years

    The #1 downloaded money transfer app of last year just got even better! Simplified. Seamless. See for yourself.

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

    Download the app

    It’s free to download the Western Union® app. Head to the Apple App Store on any iOS device or get the app on Google Play for Android devices.


    Register or log in

    Log in to the app using Touch ID or your credentials. New users can also register and create a profile for free today.

    Easily view fees and exchange rates1

    Check transfer fees and exchange rates for more than 200 countries and territories instantly on our money transfer app. Estimate the cost of your transfer, so there’s no unwanted surprises.


    Set up your payment

    Use our simple card scanning technology to set up your chosen payment method. Scan your credit3 or debit card with the camera on your compatible device, so you’re ready to pay for your transfer on the app.

    Send money

    Select the destination country and amount of money you want to send. You’ll then be asked to choose a pay-out method that works best for you – such as a bank transfer, cash pickup or mobile wallet4. Enter your receiver’s details and complete your payment via the app or at a nearby agent location.


    Track your transfer

    Once your payment has gone through, you’ll receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) for the transfer. Share this with your receiver so they can also keep track of the funds.

    Send again quickly

    Save your receiver’s information to make quick repeat transfers in the future.


    Protect your money transfers

    Protect your money transfers

    One-touch fingerprint scanning

    Get started in seconds with one-touch fingerprint ID login and send money to family and friends in no time.

    Reliable transfer tracking

    Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) for real-time status updates on your money transfer – so you always know where your money is.

    Fighting fraud

    We are PCI DSS compliant and committed to keeping your data and payments secure, in Canada and beyond.

    Encrypted transfers for peace of mind

    We use encryption to help protect all your app transfers throughout the process.

    How to receive money transfers from our app

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

    More reasons to love our mobile money transfer app

    Save time at the counter. Start your money transfer on our app and pay in cash at your nearest participating agent. We have more than 2,700 locations5 dotted across Canada, so it’s easy to find one from Vancouver to Halifax.

    All your contacts in one place. Select your receiver effortlessly by simply importing your contacts from your phone. That way, you have all the details we need ready to go.

    It’s free. Download our money transfer app now for free and start sending money to loved ones around the world from the palm of your hand. With cash pickup available in minutes2, they can be spending in no time.

    Repeat transfers quickly. Whether you’re paying weekly bills or sending monthly remittance to your family back home, save regular recipient details in the Western Union® app to make repeating previous transfers effortless.


    Pay the way that works for you

    Directly from your bank account

    With a credit3/Visa debit card

    Pay cash at an agent location

    International money transfer services at your fingertips

    Start your cash transfer with our app to save time paying in person

    Store your loved one’s details for fast repeat transfers

    Track your funds in real time using your MTCN

    Download the app

    Ratings as of January 1, 2022.

    Western Union® mobile transfer app: FAQs

    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. You can then choose from more than 2,7005 participating agent locations in Canada to continue your money transfer in person.

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

    Yes, you can start your transfer on the Western Union® app, then select the option to pay in cash at an agent location. Use our locator tool to find your nearest agent location, then head over to pay in cash at the counter.

    Are money transfer apps reliable?

    Yes, the Western Union® money transfer app is reliable to use, with encrypted transfers and money tracking features that help protect your funds. We’re also PCI DSS compliant and use a variety of techniques to ensure the confidentiality of your personal information, including SSL technology.

    You can learn more in our Privacy Policy.

    Find out more

    For further advice and guidance, contact a member of our Customer Care team or check out our general FAQ page.

    1 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.

    2 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.

    3 Funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.