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Send money to India from the UK

Enjoy reliable money transfers to India in minutes1. Transfer pounds to rupees for cash pick-up or to a bank account today4.

How do I send money to India

There are three convenient options for sending money to India with Western Union: online from your bank account or using a credit or debit card; via our app; or by visiting an agent location. So you can transfer money on the go or from the comfort of your own home.

1. Online

Send money to India in minutes1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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2. From our app

Transfer money from your phone with the Western Union® app

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3. At our stores

Pay in person at one of 5,200 Western Union agent locations3 in the UK

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Send to a bank account in India

Easily transfer pounds to rupees when you send to any of the following Indian bank accounts:

Mahindara Bank, Federal Bank, ICICI Bank, YES Bank Union Bank of India, Kotak, Punjab National Bank, Bank of Baroda, and more!

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How to transfer money to India online

1. Log in or register

Creating a profile is easy. We’ll confirm by email once your identity has been verified.

2. Enter the transfer details

Please include your receiver’s full name and how they’ll get the money (cash or bank account).

3. Pay for the transfer 

Choose if you want to pay online by bank transfer or card, or in cash at our agent locations.


Transfers are even easier with our app

Sending money to India? Do it with a few taps on the Western Union® app. Check our fees and FX rates before you send, enjoy easy repeat transfers and track your money on the go!

1 The Reserve Bank of India Rules require payouts exceeding INR50,000 by way of bank cheque. Western Union also implements additional rules to protect customers and prevent use of the service outside permitted guidelines, including the payment of transactions exceeding INR 9,999/- by bank cheque if a family relationship cannot be clearly established based on available information.

2 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

3 Agent location count valid as of June 30th 2019.