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    Send money directly to a Western Union Digital Banking account in Romania or encourage your receiver to redirect the MTCN number to a Western Union Digital Banking account, and they can receive up to 100 RON in bonuses*.

    * Terms and conditions apply

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    How to send money to a Western Union Digital Banking account

    Log in, sign up, or visit an agent location. Then choose Romania as the destination country and the amount you want to send.

    Select Western Union Account (Western Union Digital Banking) as the receiving option.

    Provide receiver’s details, including their RON account number. Make sure the receiver’s name matches that on their Western Union Digital Banking account.

    Pay for your money transfer and the funds will be delivered in minutes.

    Ready to send money?

    Choose how to send money to Romania

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

    Send money to Romania in a few taps with our app

    Save receiver details for fast transfers next time you send money.

    Move money quickly to almost anywhere.

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

    Rating as of 21 April 2023.

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    Sign up to send money to Romania today

    Quick and easy

    Signing up for a Western Union profile is quick and easy and each transaction takes just moments to complete.

    Easily track your transfer

    As soon as you send money with Western Union, you will be given a tracking number (MTCN) so you can track a transfer in real time.

    Save receiver details

    Once you make a transfer, your receiver details are saved, making it even more convenient the next time you want to transfer money.

    Schedule transfers

    We can make life easier for you and your receiver by scheduling transfers for a date to suit you and your loved ones.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Convenient locations

    Transfer money from the UK to Romania using one of thousands of agent locations. Your loved ones can then receive their money transfer at a time and place that suits them.

    Pay the way you like

    You can use any major credit1 or debit card or set up a bank transfer online, through the app or in-store. You can also pay in cash when visiting any one of our agent locations in person.

    Committed to security

    We use secure encryption technologies to protect your personal details and prevent fraud, so you can transfer your money reliably.

    Register for free

    It costs nothing to register for a free Western Union profile, and you will be provided with a no-obligation estimate before committing to making any transaction.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Romania?

    You can send up to 50,000 GBP via bank transfer to a bank account or 4,000 GBP when paying using Sofort or a credit1/debit card. If your loved one wants to receive their money transfer in cash, then you can send up to 5,000 GBP in-store or 4,000 GBP if you’re paying online.

    How do I send money online to Romania?

    It’s easy to send money to Romania online by following these steps:

    1. Log in or register to your Western Union profile. Then, click on ‘Send money’ to start your transfer.
    2. Choose Romania as your destination and then enter the total amount you wish to send, depending on the methods of sending and receipt.
    3. Select the receiving and payment method to see a transfer estimate and costs breakdown.
    4. If you’re happy with this click ‘Continue’. Then enter the details requested on the next page – this includes the purpose of transfer and source of funds.
    5. Complete your money transfer to receive a unique tracking number (MTCN). You and your receiver can both use this number to track your transfer.
    What do I need to send money online to Romania?

    The first thing you will need to send money from the UK to Romania is a Western Union profile. To complete the free registration process, you will need:

    • Your personal details – full name and address
    • A valid, government-issued UK ID, such as a driver’s license or passport.

    Once you have your Western Union profile set up, there are just a few more things you will need to be able to send money to Romania.

    • Your funding source
    • The full name of the receiver as it appears on their bank details
    • The bank details of the receiver if you’re transferring money to a bank account
    • The reason for transfer.
    How do I send money to Romania from a Western Union agent location?

    You can start by using use our location finder to discover the most convenient Western Union agent location for you.

    • If you wish, you can use the app or online service to start your transfer before you arrive.
    • You will need your personal ID and the bank details or receiving agent location for the recipient.
    • You can pay for your transfer in several ways, including using a card or by paying in cash.
    • Once your money transfer to Romania has been sent, you will be allocated an MTCN, or personal tracking number, so you can track the progress of your transaction.
    • You can share the MTCN with the receiver so they can also track progress.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Romania?

    Once all your details have been entered online or at your chosen agent location, you will be provided with a full breakdown of all transfer fees3 and costs. There is no obligation to commit until the moment your money has been sent.

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

    Money transfers to Romania for cash pickup will usually arrive within minutes3. If you’re transferring money to a bank account, then this can take up to one business day.

    Still have questions?

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

    * Customer must make a deposit using MTCN Redirect or receive money directly into their Western Union Digital Banking account from a Western Union transfer made by a different consumer. The amount deposited / received must be greater than 200 EURs (or equivalent in other currency / 1000 RON). Limited to 2 transactions per receiver. Each transaction awarded with 50 RON (total 100 RON max). Limited time offer between January 1 – June 30, 2023.

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

    2 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.

    3 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Transfer fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Transfer fees and exchange rates subject to change without notice.