Send money to Mexico

Transfer money to Mexico in just a few clicks with our quick and reliable service. Send pesos direct to a loved one’s bank account or for cash pickup.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit3 or debit card

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    Send money to Mexico in a few taps with our app

    Send funds wherever you are or start online and pay in-store.
    Track your transfer to Mexico using the MTNC.
    Save sender history and resend to friends and family fast.
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    More information on sending money to Mexico from the UK

    Most major banks covered

    Transfer money to bank accounts held with big names such as Banamex, Bancomer, Santander, Azteca, Bancoppel, HSBC and Scotiabank.

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    Get a free estimate before you send

    Our no-obligation estimates offer peace of mind before any money transfer to Mexico.

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    Have your recipient’s details ready

    Get the ball rolling by collecting your receiver’s personal and banking information, such as CLABE, bank account, or debit card numbers.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Speed and transparency

    Learn how to send money to Mexico in the way that’s right for you. Use our website, app or a Western Union location.

    Commitment to security

    Any money you move is protected by our encryption and fraud prevention efforts.

    Worldwide reach

    We move funds from the UK to more than 200 countries and territories, meaning you can transfer money to Mexico and beyond.

    Get rewarded with the My WU programme

    Earn points whenever you transfer money to Mexico. Access special offers and up to 50% off fees4.

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    Quick and easy registration

    Send money to Mexico online whenever you like thanks to our fast registration process.

    Track your transfer

    Follow your money using the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) on your receipt.

    Pay the way you like

    Choose the most convenient method: credit3 or debit card, cash, or through your bank account.

    Convenient locations

    Select cash pickup and transfer money to a Mexico Western Union location close to home, from Tijuana to Monterrey.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money to Mexico online?
    Just follow these steps to wire money to Mexico online:

    1. Log in or register for a free Western Union profile, then click ‘Send now’.
    2. Choose Mexico from the list of destinations and enter the amount you’d like to send. You’ll then be given details about typical UK-Mexico transaction times.
    3. Select how your friend or family member will receive your money transfer to Mexico. Enter their bank account details or click on a past receiver if you’ve sent money to them before.
    4. Complete the process by paying with your debit or credit card3, or via bank transfer.
    5. Check your inbox for a confirmation email and Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), which helps track your money to Mexico.
    What do I need to send money to Mexico online from the UK?

    We’ll require a few key details before we can transfer your money to Mexico online. These can include the name, bank and CLABE number of your recipient, plus where they’re based. You’ll also need to tell us the purpose of your transaction and source of funds.

    How much money can I send to Mexico?

    A limit of £799.99 applies for remittance to Mexico from the UK and its territories, without additional ID verification. We’ll need to confirm your identity for any transfers above that amount. You’ll have the option to send up to £4,000 once your ID is confirmed.

    In general, up to £4,000 can be sent per transfer through a bank transfer (faster payment) to bank account pay-out. The exact limit depends on the country you’re sending money to though, so check the limit for Mexico with us. Please note that bank transfers are only available to UK residents and additional limits may apply.

    How much does it cost to send money to Mexico?

    You can see how much it costs to transfer money to Mexico by checking our exchange rates between the pound and peso. The exchange rates you’re quoted depend on your payment method and how the money will be received. You’ll also be charged a transfer fee4 which differs based on the amount you’re sending.

    How do I send money to Mexico from a Western Union location?
    It’s easy to make an in-person money transfer to Mexico. Just follow this guide:

    1. Find a Western Union location that’s convenient for you.
    2. Hand us a valid government-issued ID or phone number, along with the bank and account information of your receiver in Mexico. Bring along a bank statement, payslip or tax return too, in case we need proof of your source of funds.
    3. Pay with a debit or credit card3, or cash to confirm your transfer.
    4. Check your receipt for a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), which you and the receiver can use to follow your money to Mexico online or on the app.
    How long will it take my money transfer to reach Mexico?

    Depending on how you choose to send the funds your money transfer to Mexico can take just a few minutes1 for cash pick up. Some transfers can take up to one bank day.

    Still have questions?

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

    1 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. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.

    2 Agent location count valid as of 31 March 2021.

    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.

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