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Ways to send money to Ukraine
Ways to receive money in Ukraine
With the Western Union® app you can send money to Ukraine with just a few taps – at home or on the go.Download the app
With more than 4,4001 agent locations across the UK, you’ll easily find one nearby to send money in person to Ukraine.Find your nearest agent location
Transfer money to Ukraine from the UK directly to family and friends’ bank accounts – a convenient way for your loved ones to receive money.Learn more
Arrange transfers for cash pickup at more than 10,0001 agent locations in Ukraine – from Kyiv to Odesa. Send money to an agent location convenient for your receiver.Find a location in Ukraine
When choosing this method, you can send funds to your receiver’s bank account linked to their debit or credit2 card.Learn more
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2 or debit card
Save your receiver’s details to easily make repeat transfers to Ukraine.
Track transfers on-the-go in real time for reassurance your money is on its way.
Start a transfer to Ukraine via the app and pay to complete at an agent location.
Have your receiver’s details ready
To send money to Ukraine, make sure you have your receiver’s details to hand so you can speed up the process.Get started
Get a free estimate before sending
Use our estimator and work out how much it costs to transfer money to Ukraine. Find out current exchange rates, potential transfer fees3 and more, with no obligation.Start a free estimate
Debit or credit2 card transfers
Send funds to your loved one’s bank account linked to their debit or credit2 card. Currently, you can send money only to VISA and MasterCard debit or credit2 cards.Send money now
You can choose to send money to your receiver’s credit or debit card. Fill in the required details and enjoy reliable money transfers to a credit or debit card in Ukraine.Get started
Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts ensure your money transfers to Ukraine are protected – for added peace of mind.
With more than 150 years’ experience making money transfers, you can rely on us when you need to quickly send money to loved ones in Ukraine.
Simply enter your details to create a free profile, online or via the app. Register today and get started.
Send money online from home or on the move with the Western Union® app. Pay in person with cash or credit2/debit card when you visit one of our 4,4001 agent locations in the UK.
Collect points every time you transfer money from the UK to Ukraine with the My WU℠ program. Enjoy discounts on transfer fees3 and exclusive offers.
Make easy repeat transfers to friends or family in Ukraine. Save your receiver’s details so they’re ready for you the next time you need to send money.
Track your transfer in real time when you send money to Ukraine from the UK with your unique tracking number (MTCN).
From Lviv to Kharkiv, loved ones can pick up cash from 10,0001 agent locations across Ukraine. Find a Western Union agent location and make your money transfer.
To send money to Ukraine online:
1. Visit the Western Union website or download the Western Union® app.
2. Register for free or log in to your profile.
3. Start your money transfer via the Western Union® money transfer service by clicking ‘Send now’.
4. Select the amount you want to send and choose the way your loved one wants to receive their money – cash pickup, bank account or credit2/debit card.
5. Then choose the way you’d like to pay. Select bank transfer, Klarna or credit2/debit card. Click ‘Continue’.
6. Choose whether you want to send to a previous or new receiver. Then fill in the relevant details that is required for your chosen transfer method. At this point, you will also need to provide a reason for your transfer and state the source of your funds.
7. Pay with your credit2/debit card.
8. Make a note of the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt and keep track of your transfer.
To send money online to Ukraine from the UK, the information you need will depend on the way your loved one wants to receive their money.
You can send up to 8,000 GBP from the UK to Ukraine with Western Union when the money is being received by cash pickup or through a bank account. If you want to pay using cash in-store for cash pickup, then the maximum amount is 5,000 GBP. For the credit2/debit card receiver option, you can transfer up to £1,950 GBP. Use the price estimator to find out more information about the various options available to you.
The Western Union price estimator outlines all the costs when sending money from the UK to Ukraine – including exchange rates, transfer fees3 and transfer limits. How much it costs depends on the amount you want to send, your chosen transfer option and receiving method.
To send money to Ukraine in person:
1. Find your nearest Western Union agent location.
2. Bring along some government-issued ID (such as a passport or driving licence) and possibly a bank statement/payslip for proof of funds. You’ll also need your receiver’s bank details and account information.
3. Pay for the transfer by cash or card.
4. Keep hold of your receipt, which contains the tracking number (MTCN). Share it with your receiver so they can collect their money.
Another option is to simply start the transfer online or via the app and then head to an agent location within 24 hours to pay with cash. Make sure you bring your photo ID.
When you transfer money to Ukraine from the UK with Western Union for cash pickup it can be ready for collection within minutes4. To a credit2/debit card it can take between 0-1 business days. When transferring money to a bank account, Real Time money transfers are available when sending money to PrivatBank account holders. This is also available to most major banks within the working hours before 6.50 EET from Monday to Friday.
1 Agent location count valid as of September 30th 2021.
2 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.
3 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.
4 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.