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Send Money

 

Count on Western Union when you need to send money fast. Your Receiver can pick up the money at any participating Agent location worldwide. Your money is generally availabile for pickup within minutes.*




* Funds generally available in minutes subject to terms and conditions of service, including Agent location hours and differences in time zones.

Restrictions and Special Notes


PAYMENT RESTRICTIONS:


State restrictions:

  • Payments are subject to a tax of 0.4% on the amount being sent according to local laws, where applicable.

  • Beneficiaries must present a valid photo ID.



Agent restrictions:

  • BENEFICIARY MUST PRESENT THE CORRECT MONEY TRANSFER CONTROL NUMBER (MTCN).

  • Maximum amount that can be sent is $ 7,500 USD per transaction or its equivalent in local currency.

  • Payments to residents in Colombia of more than $ 3,000 USD or the equivalent in local currency, will be issued as checks "for deposit only" in Colombian pesos and will be available 24 hours after they are deposited in the bank account of the recipient or after 72 hours if deposited in a savings account.

  • Maximum cash payment to non-residents is $ 3,500 USD or the equivalent in local currency.

  • A test question is not allowed.

  • Payments in USD depend on availability in each location.


SENDING RESTRICTIONS:


State restrictions:

  • Sending money is subject to a tax of 16% on the transaction fees.

  • Sending transactions are subject to a tax of 0.4% on the amount being sent according to local laws, where applicable.

  • The sender must present a valid photo ID.


Agent restrictions:

  • The maximum amount that can be sent is $ 9,500 USD per transaction, or local currency equivalent.

  • Money transfers can only be sent in Colombian pesos.


SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS FOR SENDING MONEY TRANSFERS FROM SANTA LUCIA TO CUCUTA:


Each money transfer sent from Saint Lucía to Cúcuta will be subject to the following payment restrictions:

  • Up to $ 500 USD to be paid in cash.

  • Beneficiaries with an aggregate amount exceeding $ 5,000 USD must submit documentation showing the origin of the funds from the sender in Santa Lucía.

  • Currently, payments of up to $ 2,000 USD for foreigners of Venezuelan nationality will be paid in cash.