Send money fast and conveniently to a mobile wallet1

With Western Union, you can send money online 24/7. In certain countries, money can be received in a mobile wallet1.

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Sending to a mobile wallet is simple

Money transfers online to a mobile wallet1 with us are easy, just make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet1 with one of our partner mobile operators in the country where this service is available.

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Our transfer fees
Send money to mobile wallets1 in selected countries from 1,90 € transfer fee2

Get answers to your questions about transferring money to a mobile wallet

How can I pay for my transfer?

When you’re sending money online, you can choose how you want to pay: by bank transfer, credit or debit card.

What is a mobile wallet?

A mobile wallet is an electronic account that’s linked to a person’s mobile phone. Money can be electronically deposited and used in the same way as cash. Mobile wallets are used to pay for goods, public transportation and utilities, as well as for paying bills and withdrawing cash.

What are the available mobile wallet partners?

Mobile money transfers can only be sent to mobile phones that belong to mobile phone operators that work with Western Union.

Make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet with one of our partner mobile phone operators in their country.

How to send money to a mobile wallet?

Money transfers online to a mobile wallet1 with us are easy. Just log into or register for your online Western Union profile and follow these easy steps.

  1. Enter transfer details. Select the country of your recipient, enter the amount you want to send, and select mobile wallet as the delivery method.
  2. Enter receiver’s details. Enter your receiver’s name as it appears on their ID and other required details for a mobile wallet1 transfer.
  3. Complete by paying. Pay with your credit or debit card3, or with a bank transfer. You’ll get a confirmation by SMS4 with the tracking number (MTCN) and a notification when the money’s delivered.
How to receive money in a mobile wallet?

Receiving money to a mobile wallet is available through our partner mWallet service providers in selected countries. Simply make sure of the following:

  1. Ensure you have an active mWallet account.
  2. Send your details to the sender.
  3. Receive money in your mWallet.

Still have questions or need help?

Need help sending money or have another question? Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

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Where can I send to a mobile wallet?

You can send money to mWallet1 in several countries. To  find out  where, click send money now below, select the country you wish to send to, and look for the Mobile Wallet icon

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How to send an receive money to a mobile wallet

1 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.

2 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.

3 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply.

4 Standard message and data rates from mobile service providers may apply.

5 All rates and fees shown here are for illustrative purposes only.