How do I receive money from abroad?
Knowing money is on its way is a good feeling. Whether it’s for a cancelled flight, an emergency repair, or you’re simply the recipient of a very nice birthday gift, Western Union® makes it easy to receive money from abroad or the UK. For those looking for a reliable way to receive money from overseas, you’ll also value the peace of mind that comes when you receive your money transfer using a trusted service like Western Union.
If you’re wondering how to receive money from abroad online or in-person, here are some of the ways we can help.
- Receive money from overseas to your bank accountLearn about bank transfers
Your loved ones can send money directly to your bank account in the UK. Check if you’ve received the money transfer using the Western Union® app or online at westernunion.com.
- Receive money from abroad in cash at an agent locationDiscover your nearest location
Pick up your money in minutes1 at any of thousands of agent locations around the UK. You’ll just need a few transfer details, your tracking number (MTCN) and a valid ID.
- Receive money transfers directly to your mobile wallet2Find out more
In many countries, you can receive money from abroad directly to your mobile wallet2. UK senders should tell their loved ones to ensure their mobile wallet is activated and to provide their phone number for any delivery updates.