Whether you've been living in the UK for decades or days, being thousands of miles away from home can be difficult - especially if you still have a lot of family there. You'll need to familiarize yourself with all the ways you can stay connected, and that's where Western Union can help.
After all, from providing financial support to sending cash gifts on birthdays, money transfers are one of the most practical and tangible ways to stay connected to Ghana. Allowing you to help your family in times of need, they also give you the opportunity to show your loved ones that you are thinking about them.
It is simple to transfer funds to Ghana from the UK with our money in minutes* service. Our quickest service, money in minutes* is exactly how it sounds - it sends your money from the UK all the way to Ghana in minutes*. Your loved ones can then collect this in cash at their nearest agent location, meaning the 4,000 miles that stand between you don't need to get in the way of you helping out or showing that you care.
So, how does it work?
Start by logging in or registering online for free by filling out a quick form. Start a new transaction, then select Ghana as your destination and tell us how much money you'd like to send. Choose 'cash' as your delivery method, then pay with either your bank card or a bank transfer. That's it! You will get a confirmation email with a tracking number, which you will need to share with your receiver so they can collect their cash.
On the phone
If you'd rather arrange your transfer by phone, simply dial 0800 833 833 at any time of day to get started. One of our agents will talk you through our money in minutes* service, then you can pay by card to complete your transaction. Remember to keep your tracking number safe!
To make your transfer in person, visit your nearest agent location (find your closest here). Fill out the 'send money' section of the form, choosing cash pickup and money in minutes*. After you have given your completed form to the agent and paid in cash, you will receive your receipt and tracking number.
Have any questions? Why not speak a member of our friendly, knowledgeable team on 0800 833 833?
There are no fees for the receiver.
We are constantly assessing and updating our technology to make the service as reliable as possible.
Enjoy the convenience of sending money anytime and anywhere. Having been in business for more than 145 years, we are an industry leader in international money transfer and are trusted by millions of people.
With Western Union, you are only ever moments away from transferring money to Ghana in minutes*. Whether you want to help out in an emergency or simply want to send family or friends a little cash treat, we give you the power to do so - wherever you are, and whenever you want.
The information provided in this blog is obtained from open source information and may not be up to date or accurate.
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*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 Send form for details.