Send money to the Philippines

Send money to the Philippines direct to a bank account or for cash pickup. Transfer money in a quick and easy way that suits you.

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    Choose how to transfer money to the Philippines

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit1 or debit card

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    Send money to the Philippines in a few taps with our app

    Start sending money to the Philippines from anywhere, on the go – or begin a transfer and complete it in-store.

    Use the tracking number (MTCN) to follow your transfer.

    Save your favorite receivers’ details for fast future transfers to the Philippines.

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    Rating as of 21 April 2023.

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

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Choose how you pay

    Pay for a money transfer to the Philippines direct from your bank account, with a credit1 or debit card, or in cash at an agent location.

    Our security commitment

    Every transfer to the Philippines is covered by our encryption and fraud prevention efforts. You can track your transfer in real time for added peace of mind.

    International reach

    Send money to the Philippines and more than 200 other countries and territories from the UK.

    Proud heritage

    At Western Union®, we are proud to have helped people send money around the world for over 150 years.

    Sign up to send money to the Philippines today

    Fast and free registration

    Register in minutes to start sending money to the Philippines from the UK.

    Track transfers in real time

    Use the MTCN on your receipt or email to track your transfer to the Philippines.

    Save loved ones’ details

    Quickly and easily send regular remittance to the Philippines by saving your favourite receivers’ details.

    Schedule money transfers to the Philippines

    Save time by arranging transfers in advance to ensure you never miss a payment.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money online to the Philippines?

    You can send money online to friends and family in the Philippines by following these simple steps:

    1. Register and verify your free profile or log in if you have an existing one. Then select ‘Send now’ to start your money transfer to the Philippines.
    2. Enter ‘Philippines’ as the destination, before adding the amount you want to send. Check the typical transfer times, which should be visible before you confirm the payment.
    3. Choose the method for receiving the money (bank account, cash pickup or mobile wallet). If you’ve sent your receiver in the Philippines money before, you can select their saved details. Otherwise, enter your new receiver’s bank account details.
    4. Use your credit1 or debit card or pay to send money to the Philippines by bank transfer.
    5. Check for a confirmation email that contains a tracking number of your transfer (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver so they can also track the funds in real time.
    How do I send money to the Philippines from a Western Union agent location?

    To send money to the Philippines in person from a Western Union agent location:

    1. First, find a Western Union location near you.
    2. Head up to the counter with your valid government-issued ID or phone number, and your receiver’s bank and account information. You might also be asked to provide proof of source of funds – ensure you have a bank statement, payslip or tax return just in case.
    3. Arrange the money transfer to the Philippines, including how much you want to send, then pay with your credit1 or debit card.
    4. Take your receipt and share the tracking number for your transfer (MTCN) with your receiver in the Philippines, so you can both track the funds.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to the Philippines?

    Use our price estimator to see how much it could cost you to transfer money to the Philippines. This is a no-obligation tool that includes estimated costs of our transfer fees2, exchange rates and transfer limits.

    How much money can I send online to the Philippines?

    You can send up to £4,000 to the Philippines from the UK online via bank transfer, credit or debit card1. If paying in cash at a nearby agent location the maximum money transfer is £5,000.

    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.