Cheap as chips money transfers

Transfer money online from the UK to virtually anywhere in the world with Western Union®. Start your online money transfer today.

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Convenient ways to transfer and receive money

Register to send an international money transfer today

Send money with peace of mind

It’s easy to register and start sending your money reliably and quickly around the world. If you’re looking to send money internationally, then visit our registration page to get started.

Choose the way you’d like to pay

With Western Union®, you can pay for our money transfer service using your bank account, a credit2 or debit card and even cash.

Keep an eye on your money transfer

Use your tracking number (MTCN) to monitor your international money transfer online and with our app. Wherever in the world your loved one is, get notified via email when they access their funds, so you can rest assured your money is where it needs to be.

Convenient agent locations

Transfer money for cash pickup at a Western Union® agent location near your receiver, with thousands available.


Our customers made millions of transfers with Western Union® last year—here’s why:

Committed to security

We are PCI DSS compliant and committed to keeping your data secure, whether you use the app for money transfers, our website, or one of our agent locations. Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union® money transfers.

Register for free

It’s not just easy to register with Western Union, it’s free and easy – with a range of helpful features and convenient money transfer options.

International reach

At Western Union, we want to make sure you can reach your loved ones near or far. That means helping with international money transfers, ensuring convenient pickup locations and working with banks around the world.

Money transfer services at your fingertips

Make a money transfer on the go, anywhere, any time, and pay how you want.

Track your money transfer in real time, so you know exactly when it’s arrived, bringing you peace of mind.

Save receiver details to make repeat money transfers with ease.

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Relied on for money transfers around the world

With more than 150 million retail and digital customers, Western Union is relied on for money transfers around the globe. That’s why our aim has always been to put technology to work connecting people, helping you make money transfers online, with our app or in person, and providing you with a great money transfer experience.

Available in more than 200 countries and territories, with a global footprint of hundreds of thousands of retail locations, and with easy access to billions of bank accounts, you can be sure your money is never far from loved ones with Western Union. Find out more information about sending money abroad.

Still have questions about international money transfers?

Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

1 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.

2 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.

3 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.