Send money to Ghana

Send money to Ghana with Western Union for an easy, reliable way to support and connect with your loved ones.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Discover how to transfer money to Ghana from the UK with Western Union. Choose the best way to send money below with our reliable and flexible payment methods.

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit or debit card3

    Sign up to send money to Ghana today

    Convenient agent locations

    With thousands of agent locations in Ghana, Western Union is never far away. Arrange a cash pickup or send directly to a bank account or mobile wallet5.

    Track your transfers to Ghana

    Whenever you make a money transfer to Ghana, you’ll receive a Money Tracking Control Number (MTCN). Use this to track your funds and get a notification when they arrive.

    Schedule in advance

    Sending money to Ghana regularly? Schedule a reminder via the website or the app to make sure you never forget to send.

    Register for free

    Create a free profile to start sending money to Ghana from the UK. Transfer pound sterling into Ghanian cedi and choose from our receiving options to send money online today. Register to get started.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Send the way that suits you

    Transfer money to Ghana online, via our app or at a Western Union location – for your friends and family to collect for cash pickup or delivered direct to their bank account.

    Committed to security

    Every money transfer to Ghana is protected by our encryption and fraud prevention measures. Plus, you can track any transfer with the provided MTCN.

    My WU℠ rewards

    Collect points each time you send money to Ghana from the UK. Exchange for rewards, such as discounted transfer fees4.

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    Worldwide reach

    Western Union connect millions of people across the globe. We’ve been doing this for over 150 years, and now help our customers send money from the UK to over 200 countries and territories around the world.

    Earn rewards with My WU℠

    Collect points with My WU℠ every time you send money to Ghana from the UK. Enjoy exclusive offers and discounts via the WU Shop. Just login and start redeeming points straightaway for rewards. Find out more about My WU℠ today.

    Send money to Ghana in a few taps with our app

    Download and use the app to transfer money to Ghana on the go.

    Regularly sending money to Ghana? Save your loved ones’ details to resend with a few taps.

    Start your money transfer to Ghana on the app and complete in-store for a fast process.

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    Rating as of 19 January, 2023.

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    More information on sending money to Ghana

    Ready to send money to Ghana?

    If you’re ready to register to set up your first money transfer to Ghana you can do so now, or you can check out our FAQs below to find out more about what the best way of sending money to Ghana is for you.

    Treat your loved ones on special occasions

    No matter the occasion, whether birthdays, Christmas or anything else, your loved ones will receive their money on time when you send money to Ghana from the UK with Western Union. Schedule and track your transactions using our trusted service.

    Treat your loved ones on special occasions

    No matter the occasion, whether birthdays, Christmas or anything else, your loved ones will receive their money on time when you send money to Ghana from the UK with Western Union. Schedule and track your transactions using our trusted service.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money to Ghana from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Find a Western Union agent location near you.
    2. Visit the agent location and head to the counter.
    3. Present your government-issued ID, passport or drivers’ license, as well as your receiver’s bank details and address.
    4. Pay with your credit3 or debit card or by cash.
    5. Your money will then be transferred. Collect your MTCN number to track your transfer and share with your receiver.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Ghana?
    1. Our price estimator gives you a clear forecast of your full costs, with no obligation to complete the transfer.

      It shows:

      • Exchange rates from GBP to GHS
      • Transfer costs
      • Estimated receiver total in Ghanaian cedi
      • Transfer times
      • Transfer total
    How much money can I send online to Ghana?

    After ID verification, you can send up to £6,000 approximately to your receiver in Ghana for cash pick up or a direct bank transfer. If they want to receive the funds in a mobile wallet, the transfer will need to be less than £1,950 or the equivalent in Ghanaian cedi.

    What app can I use to send money to Ghana?

    Whether you’re at home or on the move, you can send money to Ghana easily in a few taps with the Western Union® app. Download the app.

    Is it safe to send money online to Ghana?

    Money transfers to Ghana use our encrypted servers and extensive fraud prevention measures, so you can use Western Union’s money transfer service with confidence.

    How long does it take for a money transfer to Ghana?

    This depends on your chosen payment method and how the funds will be received by your recipient. Money could be available for cash pickup in your recipient’s mobile wallet in minutes1, or direct to a bank account in 0-4 business days1.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our customer care team is on hand to help.

    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 Agent location count valid as of 31 December 2021.

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

    4 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.

    5 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. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.