Fast and reliable money transfers on the move with the Western Union® app

Send money, track transfers, view exchange rates, and find agent locations, on the go with our international money transfer app.


Rating as of 5 July 2021.


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Money transfer at your fingertips

Track your transfer

You can easily track your transfer at any time via the app using your tracking number (MTCN). Get notified via email when your receiver collects the funds.


Simple card scanning

Quickly set up your card payment and avoid mistakes by simply scanning your credit or debit card using the camera on your device.

Easily view transfer fees and exchange rates1

Check transfer fees and exchange rates instantly on the go.


Send again quickly

Save your receiver’s details to your resend list and make repeat transfers fast.

Added security and peace of mind

Added security and peace of mind

Touch ID enabled

Get started in seconds with one touch fingerprint log in.

Committed to security

We are PCI DSS compliant and committed to keeping your data secure.

Transfer tracking

See the status of your money transfers on our app with the MTCN.

Encrypted transfers

We use encryption to help protect your money transfers.

Easy to send, simple to receive

With the Western Union® app for mobile money transfers, you can choose how your recipient will receive the funds.

More reasons to love the Western Union® app

Faster and smarter cash transfers. Save time at the counter by starting your money transfer on our app and paying in cash at a participating agent location.

All your contacts in one place. Select your receiver effortlessly – just import your contacts.

Pay the way that works for you

Directly from your bank account

Cash at an agent location

With a credit/debit card4

Frequently Asked Questions about the Western Union® mobile app

How do I get the Western Union® mobile app?

You can download the Western Union® app from the Apple App store for iOS or from Google Play for Android devices.

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

How do I send money with the Western Union® mobile app?
1. If you already have the Western Union® app, log in with Touch ID or your credentials. If you don’t have our app yet, simply download it on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. New users can follow the steps to register a profile.
2. Start a transfer by entering the destination country and the amount you would like to send. Choose the payout method that works for you: directly to a bank account, for cash pickup, or to a mobile wallet3 based on your receiver’s country. Enter your receiver’s details.
3. Pay for your money transfer via debit or credit card, or with your bank account.
4. We will provide the tracking number for your transfer (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver to track the funds. If sending to a mobile wallet3, you and your receiver will get a confirmation alert via text notification when the money is delivered.
Can I pay in cash even if I use the Western Union® app to send money?

Yes, you can save time at the counter by starting your money transfer on our app or online and paying in cash at a participating agent location. When you begin a money transfer on the app, you will be provided the option to pay in cash at an agent location.

Are money transfer apps safe?

Western Union is committed to keeping your data secure. We use a variety of techniques to protect the confidentiality of your personal information, including SSL technology.

You can learn more in our Privacy Policy.

Still have questions?

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

Money transfers made easy with the Western Union® app

Send money quickly or start a transfer and pay in-store.
Track your money transfer in real time.
Send again quickly to friends and family.
Download now

Rating as of 5 July 2021.


1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Transfer fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Transfer fees and exchange rates subject to change without notice.

2 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to account number you provide. The receiver’s account must be a local currency pay-out account.

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. For mobile transactions 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. See the transfer form for restrictions.

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

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