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International money transfer

With Western Union®, you can make a money transfer, track its progress, view countries’ exchange rates3 and find agent locations local to you, at home or on the go.

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    Exchange Rates and Fees vary by payment and payout options and are subject to change. To check other options, simply click “Send now”.

    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

    Be informed. Be aware. Protect yourself from fraud

    We encrypt your transfers

    We are committed to keeping your data secure

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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.

    Join our My WU programme

    Collect points any time you complete a money transfer and get up to 50% off transfer fees3 with special offers exclusively for members. It’s easy to register and rewards you for money transfers with Western Union®. Want to join? Find out how.

    Ready to make a money transfer with Western Union®?

    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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    Rating as of 17 March 2022.

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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 over 550,0001 agent 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 Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2021.

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

    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.

    4 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.