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Send money in person from a Western Union U.K. agent location

With over 5,200 Western Union agent locations3 across the UK, you can reliably transfer money in person to loved ones abroad in minutes1.

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Send money in person to a recipient around the world

It’s quick and easy to send money with Western Union in store. Simply, follow the below steps.

Start your money transfer

Provide our agent with your transfer details and show a valid government-issued ID. Please note you may need to provide proof of source of funds, so ensure you have a bank statement, pay slip or tax return with you.
Prefer to start your money transfer online?

Pay for your transfer

Complete your money transfer by paying the agent the amount, including all fees, by cash or via credit/ debit card.

Let your receiver know

Share the tracking number (MTCN) with your receiver and use it to track your transfer and find out where your money is at all times.

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Start your cash transfer in our app, pay in person

Download the Western Union® app and skip the queue by starting your money transfer online and paying for your transfer at an agent location.

Transfer money in person a convenient way

Wondering how to send money in person at a Western Union store? You have options.

To a bank account

Transfer money in person to billions of bank accounts1 in 50+ countries.

Why send to a bank account?

To an agent location

Send money in person to hundreds of thousands of agent locations around the world3.

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To a mobile wallet

Transfer money in person directly to mobile wallets1.

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Track your transfers for peace of mind

When you send money in person with Western Union, you can still track your transaction. Simply enter the transfer details and MTCN online on the Western Union® app.

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International transfers from your local high street

When you transfer money in person with Western Union, you’ll have the confidence of knowing your money is in good hands. When you partner with reliable companies, you get fast, convenient, and reliable results. Discover our trusted agents across the UK, including some big brands on your high street.

Your money to almost anywhere in minutes1

Send money in person to hundreds of thousands of agent locations around the world3

Transfer money in person to billions of bank accounts

145+ years of experience in moving money

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Send money in person to virtually anywhere in the world

Transferring money in person is easy. Just stop in at an agent location. Within minutes1, your money will go to one of over 200 countries and territories. Maybe you’d like to send your brother funds to encourage him to bring you some of those fabulous limoncello sweets from Italy. Maybe you want to put your money to use at an orphanage in Portugal. Or maybe, you want to send money to your parents, who are celebrating a milestone anniversary in Switzerland. Whatever the reason, Western Union provides reliable service to get your money anywhere you need it to go – quickly and reliably.

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Frequently asked questions about how to send money in person

How can I find a Western Union agent in the UK?

Visit our agent locator to find an agent location near you.

How much does it cost to send money abroad with Western Union?

Transfer fees for sending money in person depends on the country, the amount and how your receiver wants their money.

How do I provide proof of source of funds?

Certain money transfers may require you provide proof of source of funds. You can present one of the below accepted documents at your nearest agent location, scan a copy on the Western Union® app or visit upload.wu.com.


You can use any one of the below documents providing it includes your name, date and is from an institution based in the EU/EEA and has a logo, letterhead or stamp from the institution.


  • Tax return
  • Pay slip
  • Bank statement
  • Bill of sale
  • Audited financial statement
  • Any other document proving source of funds

1 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. 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.

2 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.

3 Agent location count valid as of June 30, 2019