Send money to Malaysia

Send money to Malaysia from the UK online, on the move with our app or at an agent location. Make transfers to loved ones with ease.


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

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose how to send money to Malaysia

    Using your bank details
    Cash at an agent location
    With a credit1 or debit card

    Ready to send money?

    Send money to Malaysia in a few taps with our app

    Send money to Malaysia from virtually anywhere – at home or on the move.

    Speed up future transfers by saving your receiver’s details.

    For added peace of mind you can track your transfer to Malaysia in real time.

    Rating as of 1 April 2024.

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

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to security

    Protection of your personal information and fraud prevention are important to us. That’s why we ensure all transfers to Malaysia are encrypted.

    International reach

    The Western Union network spans more than 200 countries and territories, so you can reach loved ones in Malaysia and beyond.

    A reliable heritage

    Since 1851, we’ve supported our customers with our reliable services. It’s about more than moving money. That’s why we continue to help you reach loved ones virtually anywhere.

    Pay the way you like

    Transfer money to Malaysia the way you want, whether that’s directly from your bank account, in cash or with your credit1/debit card, online or in person.

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    Easily track your transfers

    Both you and your receiver can track a transfer to rest assured your money reaches its destination.

    Schedule transfers

    Start sending money to Malaysia when it suits you. Choose a time and date that works and arrange in advance.

    Quick and easy

    Register for a free Western Union profile and transfer money from the UK to Malaysia in a few clicks.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money to Malaysia online?

    To send money online to Malaysia, first log in or register for a free Western Union profile. Once you’ve logged in, it’s easy to make a transfer with the following steps:

    1. Select ‘Send now’ and set the destination as Malaysia. Enter the amount of money you’d like to send and you’ll see an estimate of your transfer time.
    2. Then choose the way your loved one would like to receive their money. For Malaysia, the choices are ‘Cash’ or ‘Bank account’.
    3. You’ll then need to decide the way you would like to pay. Select either credit1/debit card, online bank transfer using Sofort or bank transfer. Click ‘Continue’.
    4. Choose from previous receivers or add the relevant details of your loved one in Malaysia for someone new.
    5. Confirm your transfer and pay using credit1/debit card.
    6. Use the tracking number (MTCN) in your email receipt to track your transfer.
    What do I need to send money online to Malaysia from the UK?

    Send money online to Malaysia with the following essential information:

    • The amount you want to transfer, how your loved one wants to receive their money and your chosen payment method.
    • For cash pickup – your receiver’s personal details, the purpose of transaction and source of funds. If you’re sending money to their bank account, you will also need their bank name and account number.
    How much money can I send to Malaysia?

    You can send up to 8,000 GBP online from the UK to Malaysia to their bank account or for cash pickup. In-store, pay in cash is available for transfers up to 5,000 GBP. By using our price estimator, you can find all the information you need on how much money you can send using our reliable services.

    How much does it cost to send money to Malaysia?

    Before you transfer money to Malaysia from the UK, you can check any transfer fees2 and consider current conversion rates. There may be different charges depending on your chosen payment method. Use our price estimator to check in advance with no obligation to send.

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

    The speed of your money transfer to Malaysia can vary and depends on your chosen method of transfer. Generally, most transfers to a bank account can take up to two business days, though the transfer can be done in a matter of minutes3 if it’s for cash pickup at an agent location.

    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.