Send money online from the UK with a few simple steps

Transfer money online from the U.K. to virtually anywhere in the world fast, and for less than you think

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Send money to 200+ countries and territories

Our online services let you make money transfers around the world from the U.K.

Pay the way that works for you

Directly from your bank account

With a credit or debit card1

Cash at an agent location

Transfer money online and they can receive how they like

When you send money using our international money transfer app or website, you can choose how you want it to arrive.

Reasons to choose Western Union

Ease and convenience

Send money the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app, start your money transfer in the app and pay in-store.

Commitment to security

Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.

Worldwide reach

We move money from the U.K. to over 200 countries and territories.

Get rewarded with the My WU® programme

Collect points anytime you send money and get up to 50% off transfer fees4 with special offers exclusively for members.

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The easy, reliable way to transfer money around the world

Send money with our online services, the Western Union® app or in person at an agent location, to virtually anywhere in the world quickly and reliably.

Have questions about transferring money online?

Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information. Contact us.


Relied on by customers around the world

As a company working in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, Western Union aims to help grow economies and create a better world. You can send funds online, with our app or in person to billions of accounts worldwide. So, go ahead: send money with us and enjoy ease of use, reliable service and all the other benefits we have to offer.

We encrypt your transfers

We are committed to keeping your data secure

Transfer money online with our app

Send money on the go or start a transfer and pay in-store.
Track your money transfer in real time.
Resend quickly to friends and family.
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Rating as of 5 July 2021.


1 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.

2 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to account number you provide. The receiver’s account must be a local currency pay-out account.

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. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.

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

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