Send money abroad from the UK

Send money to over 200 countries and territories across the world online, in person or with our app.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

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    It’s easy to register and start sending money reliably.

    Track your transfer

    Easily track your transfer online and with our app using the MTCN.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay using your bank account, credit/debit card2 or cash.

    Convenient locations

    Send money for cash pickup at a
    Western Union® agent location near your receiver.

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

    Speed and transparency

    Send money in minutes3 for fast cash pick-up and easily track your money along the way.

    Commitment to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.

    Worldwide reach

    We move money from the U.K. to over 200 countries and territories.

    Get rewarded with the My WU℠ programme

    Collect points anytime you send money and get up to 50% off transfer fees4 with special offers exclusively for members.

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    5 reasons to send money to a bank account with Western Union

    Our mission is to provide you with the best possible money transfer experience, empowering you to support the ones you love no matter the distance. That’s why Western Union makes it easy to send online money transfers to billions of bank accounts around the world.

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    International money transfer at your fingertips

    Send money on the go or start a transfer
    and pay in-store.

    Track your money transfer in real time.

    Repeat transfers quickly to friends and family.

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    Rating as of 5 July 2021.


    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 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.

    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.

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