A fast and reliable money transfer app

If you’re a long way from your loved ones, setting up reliable money transfers can be challenging. Stay connected and send money 24/7 with the handy Western Union® app – wherever you are.


Money transfers with the Western Union app

Whether your loved ones are in Senegal or San Francisco, our app to send money allows you to transfer them money rapidly and easily.

Choose the way you pay

Our money transfer app makes it easy to pay the way that suits you.

Save your bank details to transfer money directly from your profile quickly and easily.
Scan your credit2/debit card into the app to make money transfers with ease and convenience.
Download the Western Union app and use Apple Pay® to send money to your loved ones around the world.

How to send money with our money transfer app

Download our money transfer app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Then follow the steps to register for a free profile and get started.


Easily view exchange

Once you’ve verified your profile, log in with your Touch ID or credentials.

Choose your payment method to start your transfer: debit card, credit2 card, bank account or cash at an agent location.

Enter the destination country and how much you want to send. Choose the way your receiver will get their money. At this point you can see the estimated transfer fees3, current exchange rates (for international money transfers) and delivery times.

Pay for your money transfer with your chosen method.

We’ll then send you an email confirmation. Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) to follow your funds around the world and share with your receiver so they can collect their money. You’ll get a text notification when it arrives.

Why use the Western Union app to send money?

Fast and reliable

Start your transfer in seconds with one-touch fingerprint login. Then, use our money transfer application to send funds in just a few taps.

Quick setup

Scan your debit or credit2 card to avoid re-entering your details later. It’s a great way to save time and avoid mistakes.

Peace of mind

From fingerprint login to data encryption, Western Union® app transfers provide added peace of mind.

Your contacts all in one place

Import your contacts to the app to send money effortlessly.

Track your transfer

As soon as you hit send, you can track your transfer every step of the way.

Check your costs

Send money around the world with transparency. Check exchange rates, transfer fees3 and delivery times before you commit.

Ready to send money with the Western Union app?

If you’re a long way from your loved ones, the Western Union app® can keep you connected. Surprise your friends and support your family today.

FAQs about
the Western Union app

Is it reliable to use our app to send money?

Our data encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your transfers for added peace of mind, whether you’re sending money within France or around the world. There’s always more to do in the fight against fraud. Learn how you can spot the danger signs with help about fraud alerts and fraud types.

How do I get the Western Union® app?

Whether you use an Apple or Android device, you can download the Western Union® app from the:

Simply search ‘Western Union money transfer app’ and download it to your smartphone or device for free.

How do I track transfers on the Western Union® app?

To track your transfers on our money transfer app, simply enter your unique tracking number (MTCN) and check the status. You can find this in your email or physical receipt, which your receiver can also use to track the money transfer. You’ll get a notification once it’s arrived with your receiver as well.

Can I send cash with the Western Union® app?

You can use our app to send money for cash collection at hundreds of thousands Western Union agent locations almost everywhere in the world. If you select cash collection, your money can arrive in minutes1. You can also start a money transfer in the app and pay at an agent location in cash to confirm your money transfer.

Money transfers at your fingertips

Check our fees and exchange rates3 on the go.

Send to over 200 countries and territories around the world.

Transfer directly to mobile wallets1 or billions of bank accounts.

Track your transfers for peace of mind.

Enjoy quick and easy repeat transfers.

Pay the way you like.

150+ years of experience in moving money.

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 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 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.