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First time sending money online?

Whether you’re a first time Western Union user or thinking to switch from sending money at an agent location to sending online, here is a step-by-step guide for you to get started:



Create your profile You will need to visit an AirPak location with a valid ID and complete a retail transaction to create your profile.

Verify your profile. Your profile will be verified during your first retail transaction at any of the AirPak’s location.

Send money online. You will receive confirmation of your completed profile
verification and could send money anytime at Western Union.



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A few reasons to send money with us

It's quick

It takes just minutes1 for your money transfer to reach an agent location.

It's convenient

With 500,000+ locations2 around the world, it's easy to find one near your receiver.

It's reliable

We have over 145 years of experience in money transfers around the world.

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1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms and Conditions for details.

2 Network data as of 30 June 2018.