Reliable money transfers to the U.S. in minutes1.
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Register and create your profile for free to send money to the U.S. from the U.K. online.
You can send money with the Western Union® app now or start your transfer in the app and pay in-store.
Transfer money in person at more than 5,400 Western Union agent locations2 in the U.K.
Easily transfer pounds to dollars when you send money to major banks in the U.S.
Whether your receiver is hiking in Yosemite, catching a Broadway play in New York City or at home in the Midwest, they can pick up cash at an agent location nearby.
With the option to save receiver’s information in an online profile, regular money transfers are fast and easy.
All major banks are covered
Send money directly to your receiver’s bank account in
Get a free estimate before you send
Get a free estimate anytime and without an obligation to send money later.
Have your receiver’s details ready
To start your bank transfer, simply provide your receiver’s account number, ABA routing number, address and phone number.
Using your bank details
With a credit or debit card3
Cash at an agent location
It’s easy to register and start sending money online 24/7.
Easily track your transfer online and with our app using the MTCN.
Pay using your bank account, credit/debit card3 or cash.
Send money and your receiver can pick up the cash at a Western Union agent location nearby.
It’s fast and convenient
Send money in minutes1 for fast cash pick-up at an agent location with live tracking.
Commitment to security
Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.
We can transfer money abroad to over 200 countries and territories.
Get rewarded with the My WUSM programme
Collect points anytime you send money and get up to 50% off transfer fees4 with special offers exclusively for members.Find out more
You may send up to 799.99 GBP from the U.K. and its territories without any additional ID verification. If you would like to send more, we will need to confirm your identity online. Once we have confirmed your ID, you will be able to send up to 4,000 GBP. For bank transfer to bank account payouts, you will be able to send up to 50,000 GBP per transfer depending on the selected country. Bank transfer is available for U.K. residents only. Additional limits may apply. Learn more.
A trip overseas is a fantastic opportunity to explore new places and experience different cultures. Whether you prefer to enjoy paella in Barcelona, ski in Lucerne or tube down the river in Vang Vieng, you always need money.Find out more
1 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.
2 Agent location count valid as of 31 December, 2019.
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.
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