Send money to Guatemala

Sending money with Western Union is simple. Find the right way to send money to Guatemala for you and your loved ones.

    Send to

    FX: 1.00 GBP =


    Exchange Rates and Fees vary by payment and payout options and are subject to change. To check other options, simply click “Send money”.

    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

    Be informed. Be aware. Protect yourself from fraud

    We encrypt your transfers

    We are committed to keeping your data secured

    We’ve sent money around the world for over 150 years

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit2 or debit card

    Ready to send money?

    Send money to Guatemala in a few taps with our app

    Send money on the go, from virtually anywhere, at any time.

    Use the app for the whole money transfer or start the process online and finish up in person.

    Our app saves your receiver’s details, making it easy to complete repeat money transfers.

    Download the app

    Rating as of 28 July 2022.


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

    Sign up to send money to Guatemala today

    Get rewarded

    Our My WU programme rewards you with loyalty points each time you send money to Guatemala or further afield.

    Track your money transfers

    Follow your money wherever it goes from the moment it leaves you, until it arrives in the hands of your receiver.

    Convenience at your fingertips

    Save your receiver’s details for easy repeat money transfers.

    Fast and efficient

    Send cash to Guatemala quickly and easily online, via our app or in person. Register for free and choose your money transfer method.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Freedom of choice

    Choose the right way to send money to Guatemala for your needs and go with it. Send money online, in person or via our app.

    Send money reliably

    We’ve implemented encryption and fraud prevention practices that will help protect your money as it finds its way to Guatemala.

    Long history

    Western Union has been helping families, friends and businesses send money around the world for over 150 years.

    Free registration

    Register for free, check your costs and get started with a few easy clicks when you’re ready to move your money.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Guatemala?

    You can send up to 8,000.00 GBP from the UK to Guatemala at one time.

    How do I send money online to Guatemala?

    You can send money online to a Western Union agent location for cash pickup in Guatemala.

    Start by registering and logging in to our website, then follow the steps on the ‘Send money’ page.

    1. Choose Guatemala as your destination and enter the amount you’d like to send.
    2. Next, choose your transfer and receiving method.
    3. Enter your receiver’s details.
    4. Pay by bank transfer, Klarna or credit2/debit card.
    5. Take note of your unique tracking number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver so they can collect their funds.
    What do I need to send money online to Guatemala?

    You need to choose whether you want to make a payment using a credit2 or debit card, or via online bank transfer using Klarna or a standard bank transfer. All options send money to Guatemala effectively.

    For Klarna bank transfers, the following process will apply:

    • We will redirect you to Klarna.
    • You must have your banking information ready.
    • Ensure your Western Union profile name matches the name on your bank account.
    • Please don’t pay from a business account as we can’t accept this.

    For standard bank transfers, please ensure the following:

    • That the name on your bank account matches the name on your profile to prevent your payment being rejected.
    • Please don’t pay from a business account as we can’t accept this.
    How do I send money to Guatemala from a Western Union agent location?

    First, find a Western Union agent location near you. Take your valid government-issued ID with you as well as either your My WU number or phone number.

    Follow the instructions your agent gives you to transfer money to Guatemala. Pay the amount you want to send, including transfer fees3, using your chosen payment method.

    Take note of the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt. Both you and the receiver can track the funds with this number.

    For your receiver to pick up the money, they can go to any Western Union agent location. They must follow the agent’s instructions and provide the tracking number (MTCN) and a valid ID document in order to receive their money transfer. The agent will then pay the transfer amount to the receiver in cash.

    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Guatemala?

    You can use our price estimator at any time to find out how much it will cost to send money to Guatemala. This service is free and you’re under no obligation to complete the payment after using it.

    How long will it take my money transfer to reach Guatemala?

    When sending money to Guatemala using Western Union, it can be received via cash pickup in minutes4.

    Still have questions?

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

    1 Agent location count valid as of December 31 2021.

    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.

    4 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.