Send money quickly and easily to a mobile wallet1

With Western Union, you can easily make a mobile money transfer. Send money online or via our app to countries where money can be received in a mobile wallet1.

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Where can I send money to a mobile wallet1?

Money transfers to a mobile wallet1 can only be sent to mobile phones belonging to mobile phone operators that work with Western Union.

 

Money can be received in mobile wallets1 in several countries, including the ones below. Don’t see the country you are looking for? Visit the Send money form online, select the country you wish to send to, and look for the mobile wallet1 icon.

How to send money to a mobile wallet1

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Get started online

Register or log in to your Western Union profile at WU.com or via our app.

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Choose the amount and destination

Enter the destination and the amount you’d like to send and select mobile wallet1 as the delivery method.

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Select your payment method

You can pay for your money transfer with your credit2 or debit card, or with a bank transfer.

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Enter your receiver’s details

Enter your receiver’s name as it appears on their ID, their wallet service provider and wallet mobile number.

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Your money is on its way!

You’ll get a confirmation via SMS with the tracking number (MTCN) and a notification when the money is delivered.

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Frequently Asked Questions about mobile wallets1

What is a mobile wallet?

A mobile wallet1 is a virtual ‘wallet’ that is on a mobile device. Mobile wallets1 are a convenient way to store your credit2 and debit card information and more. Mobile wallets1 also make paying for goods or services with a smartphone quick, convenient and easy.

Does Western Union have mobile money transfer?

Yes, Western Union allows you to send and receive money to a mobile wallet1 in several countries. Money transfers online to a mobile wallet1 with Western Union is easy, just make sure your receiver has activated their mobile wallet1 with one of our partner mobile operators in the country where this service is available.

Still have questions about mobile money transfer?

Visit our FAQs or contact us. Our Customer Care team is just a call away.

Register to start an online money transfer today

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Quick and easy registration

It’s easy to register and start sending money online and in person today.

Track your money transfer

You can easily track your transfer online or via our app using the MTCN.

Pay the way you like

Pay using your bank account, credit2/debit card or cash at an agent location.

Convenient locations

Send money for cash pick-up at an agent location near your receiver.

Trusted by customers globally

As a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, Western Union aims to help grow economies and create a better world. You can send funds online, with our app or in person to billions of accounts worldwide. So, go ahead: send money with us and enjoy ease of use, reliable service and all the other benefits we have to offer.

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Send money virtually anywhere in minutes1.

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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 issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions 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. See the transfer form for restrictions.

2 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.

3 Agent location count valid as of 30 September 2021.

4 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.