Transfer money to Egypt with Western Union. It’s an easy, reliable way to support your loved ones when you can’t be with them in person.
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Ways to send money to Egypt
Ways to receive money in Egypt
The Western Union® app makes light work of your money transfers. Transfer money to Egypt from the UK at home, work or on-the-go with a few taps.Download the Western Union app
If you want to pay in cash or speak to a member of staff, you can choose from thousands of agent locations in the UK.Find an agent location
Your loved one doesn’t even have to leave the house when they receive money to their bank account. We cover most major banks in Egypt, including the National Bank of Egypt and Banque du Caire.Find out more
Send money for quick and convenient cash pickup in minutes2. From Cairo to Alexandria, find hundreds of Western Union agent locations in Egypt.Explore our agent locations
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2 or debit card
Track your transfer from Croydon to Cairo and get notified when it arrives.
Save receiver details to make repeat transfers to Egypt even easier.
Start a money transfer to Egypt on the app and pay in-store.
Most major banks covered
From the National Bank of Egypt to Arab African International Bank, we cover most major banks in Egypt.Send money to a bank account
Get a free estimate
Check out current EGP/GBP exchange rates, transfer fees3, transfer times and more before you commit – with no obligation to send.Use the price estimator
Have your receiver’s details ready
Before you start your money transfer to Egypt, make sure you save time by having your receiver’s important details ready.Start a transfer
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Western Union started transferring money more than 150 years ago with a global footprint of hundreds of thousands of retail locations
Transfer money to Egypt for cash pickup in minutes1. Track your transfers in real time every step of the way using your unique tracking number (MTCN).
Whether by cash, credit2 or debit card, bank transfer, find a convenient way to pay that suits you.
Got a friend’s birthday or special family occasion coming up? Schedule transfers in advance to stay organised and make regular transfers with ease.
Make the process as simple as possible by saving your receiver’s details to make quick repeat transfers next time.
With thousands of agent locations across the UK and hundreds in Egypt, there’s always a convenient place to send and collect cash.
It’s straightforward to transfer money from the UK to Egypt online. Follow these steps:
To start a money transfer to Egypt from the UK online for cash pickup, you’ll just need your receiver’s full name, the purpose of transaction and the source of funds. To send money to their bank account you’ll need their:
You can send up to 5,500 GBP to Egypt in a single transfer, when making a bank transfer to their bank account. If you pay by Sofort or credit2/debit card, the limit is 4,000 GBP when sending online. If you’d like to pay at an agent location for cash pickup, then you can transfer up to 5,000 GDP. To do this online, you can only transfer up to 4,000 GBP when paying by Sofort, bank transfer or bank card.
Your transfer costs depend on a number of factors, including GBP/EGP exchange rates and transfer fees3. Use our price estimator to check your costs and transfer times in advance, with no obligation to send.
To start a money transfer to Egypt from the UK at an agent location, follow these simple steps:
For a faster checkout, you can start your transfer online to lock in the exchange rate and fee for your transfer, before paying at a Western Union agent location. Bring your photo ID and pay for the transfer within 24 hours.
If you transfer money to Egypt for cash pickup, your money may arrive in minutes1. Transfers to a bank account can take a bit longer – often up to four business days.
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.
2 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.
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.