Send money to Syria

Western Union makes sending money to your family in Syria simple. Putting a smile on your loved ones’ faces is only a few steps away.

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    Rating as of 21 April 2023.

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    Sending around the world

    We operate in over 200 countries and territories. That means you can reach loved ones almost anywhere.

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    We’ve been sending money between friends and families for over 150 years.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Syria?

    You can send up to 5,000 GBP from the UK to Syria without any additional ID verification. If you’d like to transfer more money to Syria, we’ll need to confirm your identity online.

    What do I need to send money to Syria?

    To send money to Syria for cash pickup, you’ll generally need your receiver’s full name, a purpose for the money transfer and a source of funds.

    How do I send money to Syria from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Find your nearest Western Union agent location.
    2. Give a valid government-issued ID or phone number in at the counter, plus the details of your loved one. Before transferring money to Syria, you may need to provide proof regarding your source of funds. To help with this, please ensure you also take a bank statement, tax return, or payslip along with you.
    3. Pay for your money transfer to Syria using cash.
    4. Keep track of your money transfer using the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Syria?

    See exchange rates and transfer fees1 with our handy price estimator tool.

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

    Your receiver may get access to the money in a few minutes2 with cash pickup. Please note that you can only send money to Syria using cash at an agent location too.

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    1 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.

    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.