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Send money to a mobile wallet1 in a selection of countries in Africa5

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 up to 100 € to mobile wallets in selected countries in Africa5 for 1,90 € transfer fee2 or 3,90 € transfer fee2 for transactions over 100,01 €.

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 provides a convenient way to make payments. They work through mobile apps on your phone, storing money that can be used to pay for purchases in-store or withdraw cash that can be received from the sender.

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 in Africa. 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.

Where can I send to a mobile wallet?

You can send money to mWallets1 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.

Send money to a mobile wallet in Africa.

How to send an receive money in a mobile wallet

Watch the videos to see a step-by-step guide.

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