Enjoy reliable transfers from over 6,500 agent locations across the UK to your loved ones abroad in minutes*.
Reach billions of bank accounts*
in 50+ countries
Send to more than 500,000 agent locations around the world
Transfer directly to mobile wallets*
in selected countries
Send money at any Western Union agent location in 3 easy steps.
Provide our agent with your transfer details and show a valid ID
Give the transfer sum together with all fees in cash or pay with your debit card
Share the Money Transfer Control Number*** (MTCN) with your receiver
Know where your money is at all times by simply entering your transfer details and MTCN on our website.
Enjoy great transfer fees
Send to 500,000+ agent locations around the world
Transfer to billions of bank accounts
165+ years of experience in moving money
How can I find a Western Union agent location in the UK?
You can easily find Western Union agent locations in the UK online by clicking here. You can even set up your transaction on the Western Union app and pay in cash at a location near you! Find out more here.
How do I send money from an agent location?
Depending on the agent location, you must either complete a Send Money form or provide our agent with your transfer details. Once you’ve shown a valid ID, pay for your transaction with cash or your debit card and it will be processed immediately.
How much does it cost to send money abroad with Western Union?
Transfer fees for sending money in person from an agent location in the UK start at £2.90**, but the exact cost depends on the destination country, the amount sent and how your receiver will be getting the transfer.
* 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.
** 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.
*** Do not share details of the money transfer to anyone other than your receiver.