Send money to Israel

Send money to Israel online, on the go, or in person with Western Union. Move your money where it matters, and support loved ones today.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you send money to Israel

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit1 or debit card

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    Send money to Israel in a few taps with our app

    Save yourself time when you save receiver details.

    Track your money transfer in real time, from the moment you click send.

    Start your money transfer online and pay in store.

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    Rating as of 21 April 2023.

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

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    Easily track your transfer

    Keep an eye on your transfer from inception to collection. Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) so you and your receiver can track their transfer.

    Pay your way

    There are many ways to pay for your money transfer to Israel, including Sofort, direct bank transfer, cash, or by credit1/debit card.

    Send again quickly

    Send future money transfers with ease by saving your receiver’s details to your Western Union profile. Register for free today.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to security

    Beyond oceans and shores, across thousands of miles, we help to protect your money by encrypting your personal data.

    International reach

    There’s over 200 countries and territories in the Western Union network, which means you can move your money to Israel, Italy, or Iceland with ease.


    We’ve been helping people make important things happen for more than 150 years and continue to bring loved ones together to this day.

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    Reach loved ones worldwide without a hassle when you register for a free Western Union profile.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Israel?

    When sending money to Israel online and the receiving currency is ILS, you can transfer up to approximately 8,000 GBP no matter the payment method or whether the money transfer is being received via cash pickup or to a bank account. If you want the receiving currency to be USD, then you can only send money for cash pickup. To pay with cash in store, you can send up to 5,000 GBP for both ILS and USD.

    How do I send money online to Israel?

    To send money to Israel you first need to register or log in to a Western Union profile, then:

    1. Click ‘Send money’ and select Israel as your transfer destination. Then enter the amount you wish to send and whether you want the receiving currency to be in ILS or USD.
    2. Choose the methods of receipt and payment for you and your receiver.
    3. Review your estimate and proceed to the next page by clicking ‘Continue’.
    4. Enter the receiver details requested. At this point you’ll also need to provide the purpose of transfer and source of funds information.
    5. Once finalised and paid for, you’ll receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) to track your transfer. Share this with your receiver so they can follow their money transfer’s journey.
    What do I need to send money online to Israel?

    To send money online to Israel you’ll need a Western Union profile. Registration is quick, easy, and completely free. You’ll require:

    • Your full name and address, as it appears on your ID.
    • A valid email address.

    Then, depending on your transfer method you’ll need:

    • The personal details of your receiver.
    • For bank transfers, details of your receiver’s bank including the branch, account number, and IBAN.
    • Information about source of funds and purpose of transfer.
    How do I send money to Israel from a Western Union agent location?

    First use our location finder. Once you know where you’re going, it’s easy:

    1. Visit your chosen agent location with the required details for your receiver. Make sure you bring a form of valid government-issued ID. You may also be asked to provide proof regarding your source of funds.
    2. Head to the counter. You can pay for your transfer with cash or a UK credit1/debit card. If you’ve started a transfer on the mobile app, you can finish your transaction here as long as you do so within 24 hours.
    3. Keep hold of the unique tracking number (MTCN) so you can track your transfer. You should share this with your receiver too.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Israel?

    Our price estimator gives you full, concise, and transparent breakdowns of your money transfer with zero obligation. This includes any potential transfer fees2.

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

    Money transfers can vary depending on your chosen method of receipt and payment:

    • Cash pickup money transfers can arrive in minutes3.
    • Bank transfers can take 0-4 business days.

    Still have questions?

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

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

    2 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.

    3 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.