Send money to Senegal

Whether you have family in Dakar or friends visiting Saint-Louis, you can send money to Senegal in person, online, or on the go via the Western Union® app.

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    Send money to Senegal in a few taps with our app

    Follow your funds as they travel from the UK to Senegal in real time with your unique tracking number.

    Start sending money to Senegal on the go and complete your money transfer in person at one of thousands of UK agent locations.

    Quickly transfer money to your loved ones at any time and from anywhere.

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    Rating as of 21 April 2023.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Over a century of service

    We’ve spent the last 150 years helping people send money internationally to the people that matter.

    Choose the way you pay

    You can opt to send a money transfer to Senegal in cash, with a debit/credit3 card or bank transfer.

    Thousands of agent locations

    With thousands of agent locations in the UK, you won’t have far to travel to send money to Senegal in person.

    International reach

    We operate in more than 200 countries and territories, so you can easily send money to friends and family around the world.

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    Quick and easy

    Sending money to Senegal from the UK is straightforward with Western Union. Start a money transfer today and it can be ready for mobile wallet or cash pickup in minutes5.

    Track your transfer

    With your unique Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and our online tracking tool, you’ll always know when your money has arrived.

    Schedule transfers in advance

    Plan for an upcoming birthday or set up regular sending by registering for a free profile and scheduling your money transfers to Senegal in advance.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Senegal?

    You can send approximately up to £5,900 to Senegal from the UK.

    How do I send money online to Senegal?

    To make an online money transfer to Senegal, follow these easy steps:

      1. Start by registering for a free Western Union profile or log in if you already have one.
      2. Click ‘Send now’ and choose Senegal to start the money transfer.
      3. Enter the amount you’d like to send.
      4. Choose how you would like the receiver to get their money.
      5. Enter their details and select the purpose of your transaction and the source of your funds.
      6. Make sure the receiver’s name matches their photo ID exactly.
      7. Pay by debit/credit3 card, Sofort or bank transfer.
      8. Look out for your confirmation email containing your unique tracking number. Share this with your receiver so they can easily collect their money.
    What do I need to send money online to Senegal?

    When sending money to Senegal, you’ll need:

    • Your full name and address
    • Your receiver’s full name and address
    • A UK passport, driving licence, or other form of government-issued ID

    If you are sending money to a bank account in Senegal, you will need to have their IBAN bank number handy. To transfer funds to a mobile wallet2, you will need the receiver’s wallet information.

    With these details you can register for a free Western Union profile and get started.

    How do I send money to Senegal from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Visit your nearest agent location – we have thousands to choose from around the UK.
    2. Take a valid government-issued ID and your receiver’s details. You might also be asked to prove the source of your funds with a bank statement, payslip or tax return.
    3. Pay for your money transfer with cash or debit/credit3.
    4. Keep your receipt safe and share your tracking number (MTCN) with your receiver so that they can track the money transfer and collect their funds when they arrive.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Senegal?

    Use our free price estimator to get an idea of how much your money transfer to Senegal might cost, information about transfer fees4, estimated delivery times and to check the GBP/XOF exchange rate.

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

    Your friends and family in Senegal could access the money in minutes4 with cash pickup or a mobile wallet1 transfer. When you choose to transfer money from the UK to Senegal via a bank account it can take up to four days.

    Still have questions?

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

    1 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into in the bank account corresponding to account number you provide. Please Note: The receiver’s account must be a local currency payout account.

    2 Additional charges, including SMS and account cash-out fees, may be applied to the receiver’s mobile wallet account by the mobile network operator and/or wallet service provider.

    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.

    5 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.