Whether you’re paying bills, supporting a relative or sending a remittance to friends, our online services and app can help move your money to where it needs to be.
Select the destination for your money transfer – whether it’s in the UK or beyond. Confirm the amount you’d like to send, as well as a receiving option and payment method.
You’ll need to supply your loved one’s bank details for an online bank transfer, or their name and address for cash pickup at an agent location near them.
Review your payment method and details, then click send.
When you send money using our international money transfer app or website, you can choose how you want it to arrive.
Transfer money online from the UK using our website or app to billions of bank accounts locally and around the world.
Opt for cash pickup at Western Union agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories. We also have thousands of agent locations across the UK for easy domestic transfers.
You can transfer money online to your receiver’s mobile wallet in selected countries for added convenience.
It’s completely free to set up a profile with Western Union®. Register online today to stay connected with people around the world.
Starting your online money transfer couldn’t be easier with our efficient registration process.
Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union® money transfers, wherever they need to go.
Use our send money service to check currency exchange rates and transfer fees2, without any obligations to proceed.
You can stay better connected to the people that matter the most, with a variety of ways to send money to over 200 countries and territories.
At Western Union®, we are proud to have helped people send money around the world for over 150 years.
Send money the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app or in person at an agent location.
Start your money transfer on the go for added ease and convenience.
Save loved ones’ details in the app for repeat money transfers.
Track your transfer in real time so you know when it arrives.
Western Union® is relied on by customers around the world – from the UK and Europe to India and the US. We’re known for our cross-border, cross-currency money movement, with more than 150 years’ experience.
You can look to us to support your money transfers with reliable online services and simple tracking to help ensure your money reaches loved ones around the world. So, go ahead and start your online money transfer with Western Union® to help grow economies and create a better world, by staying connected with people in different locations worldwide.
Send money to loved ones based in countries all over the world with ease, by using our money transfer services to just some of the available countries listed below.
If you want to send more than 799.99 GBP within a five-day period, we will need to confirm your identity first. Once we have finished your confirmation, you’ll be able to send up to 4,000 GBP for cash pickup within a three-day period. 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 UK residents only. Additional limits may apply.
You’ll need the following information to transfer money online:
If you want to transfer money online within minutes3, you can select cash pickup and use your credit1 or debit card to pay. Your receiver should then be able to collect their cash from a Western Union® agent location right away – though this may depend on hours of operation at their local branch.
Alternatively, if your receiver lives in a country where we offer money transfers to a mobile wallet4, you can select this option. So long as their wallet is activated and with one of our partner mobile operators in their country, the money should arrive almost instantly.
1. Log in or register and create your free profile. Click ‘Send now’ to start your online money transfer.
2. Enter the destination and amount you’d like to send. Transfer times vary per destination, but you’ll be able to view timings as you make your selections.
3. Select ‘Bank account’. You can select a past receiver or enter your receiver’s bank account details.
4. Pay with your credit1 or debit card.
5. We will send you a confirmation email with a tracking number (MTCN). You can share this number with your receiver to track the funds.
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.
4 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. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.