Send money to Colombia

Send money to Colombia easily and conveniently with fast and reliable services from Western Union.

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    Choose how to send money to Colombia

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit1 or debit card

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    Send money to Colombia in a few taps with our app

    Complete your money transfer to Colombia on the go, anytime, anywhere.

    Track your transfer in real time and get notified when the process is complete.

    Send money to Colombia by starting the process online and finishing at an agent location.

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    Rating as of 21 April 2023.

    More information on how to send money to Colombia from the UK

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    Check how much it’ll cost you to send money to Colombia before you commit to a transfer using our free currency estimator.

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    Be ready with your receiver’s details

    Make sure you have the receiver’s account number and type, receiver national ID, address, state (departamento), city and mobile number ready to easily transfer money to Colombia.

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    Most Colombian banks covered

    Send money to most major Colombian banks conveniently and quickly with Western Union, including Bancolombia and Banco Davivienda SA.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Range of money transfer options

    Send money to Colombia whichever way you like. Choose to transfer money online, on the app, or at one of our agent locations.

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    It’s free, quick and easy to create a profile with Western Union. Transfer money to Colombia at your convenience.

    International locations

    Send money around the world with Western Union. Wherever your loved ones live, we can help you transfer your money to more than 200 countries and territories.

    Peace of mind

    Enjoy peace of mind when you transfer money to Colombia with Western Union. We encrypt your transfers and are committed to fraud prevention.

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    Quick and easy

    If your loved one wishes to receive their transfer by cash at an agent location, then their money could be available in minutes2 when using our fast service.


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    Save your friends’ and families’ details so it’s even faster to send money to Colombia next time.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I transfer money to Colombia from a Western Union agent location?

    It’s easy to send money to Colombia from a Western Union agent location:

    1. Search for your nearest Western Union agent location.
    2. Take your valid photo ID (passport or driving license), as well as the receiver’s bank details and account information. Before transferring money to Colombia, you may need to provide proof regarding your source of funds. To help with this, please ensure you also take a bank statement, tax return or payslip along with you.
    3. Make the payment with cash or credit1/debit card.
    4. Keep your receipt with your unique tracking number (MTCN) so you can track your money transfer to Colombia.

    You can also start your transfer online or on the app, before paying with cash in-store. Simply set up a transfer to lock in the exchange rate and fee3, before paying at a Western Union agent location within 24 hours. Make sure you bring your photo ID and cash.

    What do I need to send money online to Colombia from the UK?

    To send money to Colombia from the UK, you’ll need your loved one’s account number and type, receiver national ID, address, state (departamento), city and mobile number for the transfer to take place. You’ll also be asked to select the purpose of the transfer and the source of funds.

    How much money can I send to Colombia?

    If you want to do a bank transfer to a bank account, you can send up to 4,581.32 GBP to Colombia. However, if you choose to pay using a bank card then you can transfer up to 4,000 GBP. Using our currency convertor, you’ll be able to see how much it will cost to transfer money to Colombia, as well as any transfer fees3. You can also find out more information on the amount you can send for cash pickup.

    How much does it cost to send money to Colombia?

    When you start the process to send money to Colombia, check the exchange rate from British pounds (GBP) to Colombian pesos (COP) using our currency convertor. We’ll be transparent about any transfer fees3 – these will be quoted for an online transfer at the currency rate for that day.

    Transfer fees3 can differ depending on how you choose to pay or transfer money. Please note that transfer fees3 in agent locations may vary from online fees.

    How do I send money to Colombia online?

    Send money to Colombia online quickly and conveniently:

    1. Register to create a new Western Union profile for free or login to your existing one.
    2. Select ‘Send now’ and choose Colombia as your destination.
    3. Choose ‘Cash’ or ‘Bank account’ depending on how your loved one wants to receive their money.
    4. Identify how much you want to send and choose your payment method – select either bank transfer, an online bank transfer using credit1/debit card.
    5. Click ‘Continue’ to confirm and pay for your transfer.
    6. Keep your email receipt to hand with your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), so you can track your transfer.
    How long will it take my money transfer to reach Colombia?

    Service and funds may be delayed or unavailable depending on certain factors including the service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones. However, if the transfer is being received by cash pickup, then your loved one’s money could be available in minutes2.

    Still have questions?

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

    2 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.

    3 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.