Send money to Jamaica

Transfer money to  Jamaica from England today. You can send money online or in person, at home or on the go, with Western Union’s trusted money transfer service.


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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Whether you are looking to send money to a loved one for their birthday, support them in a new business opportunity, or just want to help them pay their monthly bills, you can find the best way to send money to Jamaica with Western Union money transfer options.

    Choose the way you pay

    Bank transfer
    With a credit4 or debit card
    Cash at an agent location

    Sign up to send money to Jamaica today

    Register for free

    Create your account for free today to enjoy easy and simple online money transfers from the UK to Jamaica.

    Transparent fees

    You can find out the Western Union fees3 for Jamaica, and the exchange rates3 we offer in advance, as well as the maximum transfer amount.

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    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union money transfers.

    Pay the way you like

    Send money to Jamaica in whichever way suits you best; bank transfer, debit card, credit card4 or cash.

    Reasons to choose Western Union for your the UK to Jamaica money transfer:

    Many locations

    Your loved ones can receive money near to where they are in Jamaica, just find the nearest agent location across the country.

    Easily track your transfer

    You can track your transfer when you send money to Jamaica from the UK using your unique tracking number (MTCN).

    Money in minutes1

    Depending on the sending and receiving methods, your money transfer could be with your loved ones in Jamaica within minutes1.

    Save recipient details

    Making repeat money transfers to a loved one in Jamaica online is quick and easy, as you can save the details of your recipient.

    Send money to Jamaica with ease using our app

    Send money on the go, or start a transfer and pay at an agent location.

    Track your money transfer to Jamaica in real time.

    Quickly send again to friends and family across Jamaica.

    Rating as of 1 October 2023.

    More information about transferring money from the UK to Jamaica


    Support your loved ones when they need you.

    Whether it’s a wedding in Kingston, a birthday in Montego Bay, a new business opportunity, or just a chance to show you care, Western Union is always there to help you transfer money from the UK to Jamaica online.

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    money to Jamaica?

    If you’ve read enough about how to transfer money from the UK to Jamaica, you can go ahead and transfer money through Western Union quickly and reliably.

    Frequently asked questions on sending money from the UK to Jamaica

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

    To send money to Jamaica, follow these key steps:

    1. Find a Western Union agent location that’s convenient – whether close to home or near where you work.
    2. Head to the counter and present your government-issued ID to confirm your identity.
    3. Provide your receiver’s bank and account details to ensure your transfer goes to the right place. You may be asked to prove your source of funds, so take a bank statement, tax return or payslip as well.
    4. Arrange the money transfer and pay for it with cash or your credit4/debit card.
    5. Keep the receipt and use and share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver to track your transfer.

    You can also start a transfer on the app or online, before paying using cash in-store within 24 hours. Simply set up a transfer online and pay at a Western Union agent location within the given timeframe at your convenience. Make sure you bring your photo ID.

    How much does it cost to transfer money to Jamaica?

    How much it costs you to send money to Jamaica depends on:

    • The current GBP/JMD exchange rate
    • Your chosen payment method
    • How your receiver will get the money

    Check any transfer fees3 online before you send to estimate the cost of your money transfer to Jamaica.

    How much money can I send to Jamaica?

    You can send up to £5,100 approximately to Jamaica with Western Union as a bank transfer to their bank account or up to £4,000 using a bank card.

    For cash pickup, you can send up to £4,000 online. If you’re paying using cash at an agent location, this is then increased to £5,000. Use our price estimator for more information on how much money you can send using our various services.

    How long does it take to send money to Jamaica?

    How long it takes can depend on how you choose to send money, pay for your transfer and the receiving method.

    Transfers to Jamaica for cash pickup may be ready for collection within minutes1. When sending money directly to a bank account in Jamaica, it can take 0-1 business days1.

    What is the best way to send money to Jamaica from the UK?

    The best way to transfer money to Jamaica from the UK is to use a reliable money transfer service that can deliver your money to your loved ones in the way that suits them best.

    When you use Western Union, whether your recipient prefers cash, or bank transfer, we can get the money to them in a way that works for them.

    How to send money to Jamaica online from the UK?

    To send money to Jamaica online, follow these key steps:

    1. Register for a free profile. Log in to your new or existing profile and select ‘Send now’.
    2. Select Jamaica as your transfer destination and enter the sum you wish to send.
    3. Choose your methods of receipt and payment. You’ll receive an estimated transfer time and breakdown here.
    4. On the next page, enter the relevant receiver details as prompted.
    5. Once finished, you’ll receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) which you and your receiver can use to track your transfer.

    Still have questions?

    If you still have more questions about how to transfer money from the UK to Jamaica, you can visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact our team.

    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.

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