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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.

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4.5/5

Rating as of 30 May 2022.

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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.

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 credit3 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 fees4 and delivery times before you commit.

Choose the way you pay

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

How to send money with our money transfer app

It’s quick and easy to send money with the Western Union® app. Here’s how it works.

  1. 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.

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

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

  4. 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 fees4, current exchange rates (for international money transfers) and delivery times.

  5. Pay for your money transfer with your chosen method.

  6. 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.

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.

Register and get rewarded with My WU

If you use our app to send money regularly, you can earn some amazing rewards with the My WU program.

Earn points

Collect My WU points with every money transfer you make and redeem for great rewards.

Learn how it works

Save on transfer fees4

Redeem your My WU points for discounts on transfer fees to save when sending money in the future.

Redeem now

Shop your favourite brands

My WU members can earn points and get fantastic deals while shopping with their favourite brands in the My WU shop.

Learn more

Donate to charity

Support education projects for children with your My WU points.

Register for free

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 approximately 600,0002 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 rates on the go.

Send to over 200 countries and territories around the world.

Transfer directly to mobile wallets or billions of bank accounts.

Send to over 550,000 agent locations worldwide.

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.

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4.5/5
4.5/5

Rating as of 30 May 2022.

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Send money internationally on your phone

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 Agent location count valid as of December 31, 2021.

3 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.

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.