Making an online money transfer to a mobile wallet1 is easy, just make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet with mobile phone operators that work with Western Union.
Money can be received in mobile wallets in several countries, including the ones below. Don’t see the country you are looking for? Visit the send money form, select the country you wish to send to, and look for the mobile wallet icon.
Watch the videos to see a step-by-step guide.
How to send money?
How to receive money?
It’s easy to register and start sending money online today.
You’ll always get a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) when sending money. Track each transfer on our website or via our app.
Pay using your bank account, credit2/debit card.
You can send money online to mobile wallets anytime, from anywhere.
Enjoy 0 € transfer fee4 on your first online money transfer and send money back home and around the world quickly and reliably with Western Union.
When you’re sending money online, you can choose how you want to pay: by bank transfer, credit or debit card.
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.
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.
|HelloCash, Amole, CBE Birr, TeleBirr, GizePay
When the recipient’s currency is ETB
|MTN, Airtel, Tigo, Vodafone Cash
|Linkaja, Ovo, AstraPay, DANA, Gopay, Imkas, Paytren, Shoppepay, Ottocash
|Airtel, M-Pesa, Equitel
|Airtel, Orange, mVola
|Touch ‘n Go, Kayaaku, BigPay
When the recipient’s currency is MNT
|Gcash, PayMaya, Coins, Grab, Lazada, CIS Bayad Center, Lulu, Shopeepay, Starpay, Tayocash, Ussc money, Zybi tech
When the recipient’s currency is PHP
When the recipient’s currency is RWF
|Free, Orange, Wave
|Airtel, M-Pesa, Tigo
|Airtel, MTN, Zamtel
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:
Send money on the go with a few taps.
Check transfer fees4 and exchange rates in advance.
Track your money transfer conveniently.
Save time and make repeat money transfers.
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 Standard message and data rates from mobile service providers may apply.
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.