Send money directly to a bank account

Fast, easy, reliable money transfers to billions of bank accounts around the world.

Be informed. Be aware. Protect yourself from fraud.

We encrypt your transfers

We encrypt your transfers

We are committed to keeping your data secure

We are committed to keeping your data secure

Choose the most convenient to send money

You can send money to bank accounts in the way that is most convenient for you

Pay the way you like

Klarna banking

Credit or debit card


International money transfer services at your fingertips

Send money on the go 24/7.

Track your money transfer in real time.

Resend quickly to friends and family.

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Rating as of 15 March 2022.


Send money at WU.com

Transfer money fast2.

Send from any device, 24/7.

Enjoy our transfer fees and exchange rates3.

Pay with your credit or debit card or online bank account.

What information you need to send money to bank accounts?4

Receiver’s details

Your receiver’s full name and the name of the country

Bank details

Name of the bank and bank’s code (BIC)

Account details

Receiver’s account number (IBAN)

Check agent locator on WU.com for country and agent location availability.

1 Agent location count valid as of 31 December 2021.

2 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions 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. See the transfer form for restrictions.

3 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.

4 Specific requirements may vary based on the destination country. To find out what information you need to send money to a bank account in a particular country, go to link.