Send money to Uganda quickly and easily using your credit or debit card, bank account or cash.
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Ways to send money to Uganda
Ways to receive money in Uganda
Send money on the go with our mobile app. You can even start sending money using the app and complete the process in-store if you have any questions.Download the app
Head to one of over 3,5002 Western Union agent locations to send money to friends and family in Uganda, and ask any questions you have in person.Find your nearest WU agent location
We work closely with several major banks in Uganda, including Centenary Bank, Equity Bank and Stanbic Bank, to make it easier for you to transfer money directly to your recipient’s bank account.Receiving money to a bank account
Send to one of more than 6002 WU agent locations in Uganda, including those in major cities like Kampala and Nansana.Find WU agent locations in Uganda
When you send money to Uganda with Western Union, you can send money to your recipients’ mobile wallet.
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit1 or debit card
Save receiver details – Make repeat transfers to the same people again and again without spending time resubmitting their details.
Start online and pay in-store – Set everything up from your phone and just drop the cash at your nearest agent location
On the go, any time, from anywhere – Make sending money to Uganda work for you. Complete your payments on your mobile device.
Send money in person
If you need some help or have any questions, just head down to your nearest WU agent location to send money in person. You can pay in cash or using your debit or credit card1.Find your nearest WU agent location
Sending money to bank accounts
Send money to accounts at major Ugandan banks including Centenary Bank, Equity Bank and Stanbic Bank.Send now
Send money in a way that works for you, whether that’s online, on the app or in person. Whatever suits you best.
We encrypt all our money transfers and offer full tracking for your peace of mind and complete security.
Send or collect money from one of thousands of conveniently located WU agent locations across the world.
We’ve been around for 170 years and have been helping people send money securely for over 150 years.
Send money to Uganda in minutes4 using Western Union to transfer money online or using our app.
Track your transfer in-app so you can check it’s reached the person it was meant to.
Schedule future transfers so you never miss a birthday or special occasion again.
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You can send any amount to Uganda from an agent location, though you may be asked to provide more information for larger amounts. When sending money online from Canada to Uganda the maximum amount is $7,500.
Head to our website to send money online to Uganda. Select the country you want to send money to, add in the amount you want to send and select your chosen sending and receiving methods. You can then add in the information about your recipient. If you’re sending directly to their bank account, this will be their:
If you’re sending to a location for them to collect in person, you’ll need the recipient’s first name and their address.
How you’ll send money for a cash pickup at a Western Union agent location will depend on how you decide to pay. If you’re paying by credit or debit card:
If you’re paying by bank transfer, you’ll need to verify your bank account after providing the information about the account you’re paying from.
Before you confirm your transfer, you’ll be given a summary of all the fees and costs with Western Union, so you have a clear view of how much you’ll be paying for your transfer.
If you’re sending money to Uganda online or via the app, your recipient could have access to the funds in just a matter of minutes4.
1 Your card issuer may charge a cash advance fee and interest for using a credit card.
2 Network data as of December 31, 2021.
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.
4 Your transfer may be delayed or unavailable based on factors listed in our Terms and Conditions, including service selected, regulatory reasons, holidays, or other agent specific limitations.