Send money to Africa

Money transfer in cash, to mobile phones and in Morocco to bank accounts!

 

Why send money to Africa with Western Union?
 

140 years of reliable service and experience.

Locked and great exchange rates.*

Send up to 5.000 Euro – just complete the identification process.

No fees for the receiver.

Cash pick up available in minutes*** in more than 35.000 locations** in Africa.


 

Send cash money in minutes*** online 24/7 to more than 35.000 locations** in Africa.


1. Click on the blue button, enter your details (country, amount, payment) and choose "cash" as your delivery method.

2. Register for free, or log in to your existing profile.

3. Enter your receiver's name.

4. Pay with your credit or debit card (Master or Visa), or via bank transfer (SOFORT).

5. You'll get a tracking number (MTCN). Share it with your receiver. They'll need it for the cash pickup.

 

 


 

Send money direct to a bank account - for Morocco only.


1. Ask your receiver to provide their bank name, bank account number and BIC Code upfront.

2. Click on the yellow button, enter your details (country, amount, payment) and choose "to a bank account" as your delivery method.

3. Register for free, or log in to your existing profile.

4. Enter your receiver's name and their bank account information.

5. Pay with your credit card (Master or Visa) or via bank transfer.

6. The money will be deposited into your receiver's bank account in 4 to 5 business days.***

 

 


 

Send money directly to a mobile phone in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania or Uganda.


1. Make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet1 with one of our partner mobile operators.

2. Click on the yellow button, enter your details (country, amount, payment) and choose "to a mobile" as your delivery method.

3. Register for free, or log in to your existing profile.

4. Enter your receiver's name and their bank account information.

5. Pay with your credit card (Master or Visa).

6. You and your receiver will get an SMS2 notification when the money's delivered.

 

 

If you prefere to send money in person: please use our agent locator to find a Western Union agent near you.

 


 

* Valid for online offer only. Western Union also makes money from currency exchange.

** Network data as 31 December 2015.

*** 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. Additional Restrictions may apply. See Send form for details.

1. Funds will be paid to receiver’s mobile wallet 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.

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