Send money to Ukraine

Send money to Ukraine with Western Union. Register for free and start transferring money to loved ones with ease and convenience.


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    Choose how to send money to Ukraine

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

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    Send money to Ukraine in a few taps with our app

    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.

    Rating as of 1 April 2024.

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

    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.

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    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 fees2 and more, with no obligation.

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    Debit or credit1 card transfers

    Send funds to your loved one’s bank account linked to their debit or credit1 card. Currently, you can send money only to VISA and MasterCard debit or credit1 cards.

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    Transfer money to a credit card

    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.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts ensure your money transfers to Ukraine are protected – for added peace of mind.

    Reliable heritage

    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.

    Free registration

    Simply enter your details to create a free profile, online or via the app. Register today and get started.

    Pay the way you like

    Send money online from home or on the move with the Western Union® app. Pay in person with cash or credit1/debit card when you visit one of our thousands of agent locations in the UK.

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    Save receiver details

    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 with ease

    Track your transfer in real time when you send money to Ukraine from the UK with your unique tracking number (MTCN).

    Convenient agent locations

    From Lviv to Kharkiv, loved ones can pick up cash from tens of thousands of agent locations across Ukraine. Find a Western Union agent location and make your money transfer.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money online to Ukraine?

    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 credit1/debit card.
    5. Then choose the way you’d like to pay. Select bank transfer, Sofort or credit1/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 credit1/debit card.
    8. Make a note of the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt and keep track of your transfer.

    What do I need to send money online to Ukraine from the UK?

    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.

    • Cash pickup – Your receiver’s first name and last name, plus the purpose of transaction and source of funds.
    • Bank account – Their first name, last name and email address. IBAN information, the reason for your transaction and where your funds were sourced from.
    • Credit1/debit card – Your loved one’s first name, last name, card number, purpose of the transfer and source of funds.
    How much money can I send to Ukraine?

    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 credit1/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.

    How much does it cost to send money to Ukraine?

    The Western Union price estimator outlines all the costs when sending money from the UK to Ukraine – including exchange rates, transfer fees2 and transfer limits. How much it costs depends on the amount you want to send, your chosen transfer option and receiving method.

    How do I send money to Ukraine from a Western Union location?

    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.

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

    When you transfer money to Ukraine from the UK with Western Union for cash pickup it can be ready for collection within minutes3. To a credit1/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.

    Still have questions?

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    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.

    3 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.