Send money to Iraq

It’s easy to send money to Iraq with Western Union. Register for free to get started transferring funds to friends and family at a time and place that’s convenient for you.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

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    Send money to Iraq in a few taps with our app

    Use the Western Union® app to send funds on the go from anywhere, to anywhere.

    Keep hold of the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and start tracking your transfer in real time.

    Start a money transfer online and finish at an agent location convenient to you.

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

    Sign up to send money to Iraq today

    It’s easy to register

    Set up a profile with Western Union and you’ll soon be able to send money to Iraq with just a few quick clicks.

    Keep tabs on your transfers

    When you make a money transfer to Iraq using the MTCN, be sure to share it with your receiver – then you can both track your money transfer.

    Be rewarded when you join the My WU program

    Every time you send money to Iraq with the My WU program, you’ll benefit from discounts on transfer fees4, plus rewards and exclusive offers.

    Schedule transfers

    Worried you might forget to make a transfer to a loved one? It’s easy to create a schedule so you can send money to Iraq automatically.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to your peace of mind

    All Western Union’s transfers are encrypted and subject to rigorous fraud prevention procedures, protecting your personal information and giving you peace of mind.

    International reach

    With approximately 600,0001 agent locations globally, in more than 200 countries and territories, you’ll have no problem finding a Western Union near you.

    The choice is yours

    Whether it’s online, in person or via the Western Union® app, you can send money to Iraq through the method that works best for you.

    Our heritage

    Western Union has been transferring funds for more than 150 years. Our commitment to helping you move money where it matters most is stronger than ever.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Iraq?

    You can send up to 8,000.00 GBP to Iraq for cash pickup when you send by credit3/debit card, Klarna, direct from your bank account or with cash.

    How do I send money online to Iraq?

    It’s easy to send money to Iraq online. Follow these steps to make a money transfer from the UK:

    1. Log in or register to get started. Then, click on ‘Send money’.
    2. Select Iraq as your receiver’s destination and then add the amount you wish to send.
    3. Choose your preferred payment method, from the given options.
    4. You’ll have a breakdown of transfer fees4, the ETA, exchange rates and total cost. When you’re ready, click ‘Continue’ for the next stage.
    5. Choose whether to send funds to a previous receiver or somebody new. If the money is going to a new receiver, you’ll need to accurately enter their personal and banking details before you submit your payment information and confirm the transfer.
    6. Track your transfer using the MTCN number on your receipt and let your receiver know it too.
    What do I need to send money online to Iraq?

    To send money to Iraq from the UK, you’ll need some information about your receiver. This includes their name and address. You may also be asked to supply the reason for the money transfer and your source of funds.

    How do I send money to Iraq from a Western Union agent location?

    It’s easy to send money to Iraq from one of 4,700 agent locations1 in the UK.

    1. Find your nearest agent location.
    2. Take your government-issued photo ID, such as a driving licence or passport.
    3. You’ll then be asked to give the agent your receiver’s details, including their name and address.
    4. Bring a bank statement or a payslip to the counter. You may be asked to show proof of funds.
    5. Pay for your money transfer to Iraq using cash or credit3/debit card.
    6. Share your MTCN number with your receiver so you can both track your transfer.

    You can also start your transfer online and pay within 24 hours at an agent location if you lock in exchange rates or transfer fees4 online. No paper forms are needed, just your photo ID and the cash.

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

    With our free price estimator, you can calculate the cost of a money transfer to Iraq. You can also check for transfer fees4 beforehand.

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

    You can send money to Iraq for cash pickup and it will be ready to put a smile on the faces of loved ones to collect in minutes2.

    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 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 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.