Send Money by Phone

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If you need to send money and time is of the essence, pick up the phone and call our toll-free number. Our friendly Western Union representatives are ready to help make your life a little easier.

Money in minutes

When you need to send money quickly, use money in minutes1. You can send money within the US for pickup at WU agent locations.2

  1. Call 1-800-CALL-CASH® (1-800-225-5227).
  2. Talk to an agent.
  3. Pay with a US bank-issued credit or debit card.3
  4. Save your tracking number (MTCN).

Send to a Correctional Facility

You can send up to $300 to an inmate.

  1. Call 1-800-634-3422 (for Spanish 1-800-325-4045) from your home phone number (required for verification). A public phone isn't allowed.
  2. Follow the instructions and provide the requested information.
  3. You will need the inmate number.
  4. Pay with your credit3 or debit card (issued by a U.S. bank).
  5. Save your tracking number (MTCN).

1 Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

2 Fees may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees subject to change without notice.

3 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

Western Union Financial Services, Inc., NMLS #906983, is LICENSED BY THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE.