• Receiver
  • Payment
  • Review
  • Receipt
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Send money to the USA

Easily transfer your pounds to dollars in minutes1.

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How to send money to the USA?

It’s quick and easy to transfer money to the USA. Fund your transfer by credit / debit card, bank transfer or cash, simply choose below to get started.

Send online

Register your profile for free to send money to the USA from the UK

Send money

Send from app

Start your transfer on your device and pay directly on the app or by cash in-store

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Send in person

Send GBP to USD from one of 5,300 agents across the UK3

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Pay your way

  • Bank transfer
  • Credit or debit card
  • Cash

How does your receiver want their money?

Your money transfer will arrive in the USA the next banking day to most banks4 and in minutes1 for a cash pickup, ask your receiver what’s most convenient for them.

Bank account

Send money to a bank account
in the USA online1

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Cash pick up

Transfer cash from a £2.90 transfer fee2 when you start your transfer online or on our App and pay in-store

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Download our app

Get the Western Union® app and enjoy easy repeat money transfers to the USA, check currency exchange rates from pounds to dollars and track your transfers on-the-go!

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Track your transfer

Know where your money transfer is at all times using your tracking number (MTCN).

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Why send money with Western Union?

Cash in minutes

Your cash will be ready for collection from an agent location in minutes1.

Peace of mind

Track your transfer and know where your money is at all times.

Rely on us

We have over 145 years experience in global money transfers.

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Questions?

We’re always happy to help.
Check out our FAQs for answers to your top questions or contact our customer care.

1Funds 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.

2Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

3Agent location count valid as of March 31st 2019.

4Funds generally will reach a recipient’s bank account on the next banking day for transfers sent before 4:00pm Eastern Time. 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.