Send money to Ghana

Send money to Ghana with Western Union for an easy, reliable way to support and connect with your loved ones.

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    We’ve sent money around the world for over 150 years

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose how to transfer money to Ghana

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit or debit card

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    Send money to Ghana in a few taps with our app

    Transfer money to Ghana the way that suits you – whether you’re at home or on the move.

    Track your transfer in real time.

    Save your loved ones’ details for future transfers.

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    Rating as of 5 July, 2021.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to your safety

    When you send money to Ghana, we encrypt your transfer. But you can help too by joining our fight against fraud.

    Moving money across borders

    Western Union has more than 170 years’ experience. We operate in 200 countries and territories across the globe, with more than 550,000 agent locations1.

    Transfers to suit you

    We make sending money to Ghana from the UK easy. Pay in cash or by card, online, in person or on the Western Union® app.

    Convenient agent locations

    With thousands of agent locations in Ghana, Western Union is never far away. Arrange a cash pickup or send directly to a bank account.

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    Easily track your transfer

    Whenever you make a money transfer to Ghana, you’ll receive a Money Tracking Control Number (MTCN). Use this to track your funds and get a notification when they arrive.

    Schedule in advance

    Whether you’re making regular support payments or waiting for a special occasion, you can schedule your transfers in advance.

    Get rewarded with the My WU programme

    You earn points on every transfer with the My WU programme – which could give you money off your future payments.

    Register for free

    Western Union profiles are completely free of charge. Register to get started.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money online to Ghana?
    1. Start by registering for a free profile or logging in. Click ‘Send now’.
    2. Enter ‘Ghana’ as your destination and set your transfer amount.
    3. Select ‘Bank account’ or choose a previous receiver.
    4. Pay with your debit or credit3 card.
    5. Get your tracking number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver so they can collect their funds in Ghana.
    How do I send money to Ghana from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Find a Western Union agent location near you.
    2. Visit the agent location and head to the counter.
    3. Present your government-issued ID, passport or drivers’ license, as well as your receiver’s bank details and address.
    4. Pay with your credit3 or debit card or by cash.
    5. Your money will then be transferred. Collect your MTCN number to track your transfer and share with your receiver.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Ghana?

    Our price estimator gives you a clear forecast of your full costs, with no obligation to complete the transfer.

    It shows:

    • Exchange rates from GBP to GHS
    • Transfer costs
    • Estimated receiver total in Ghanaian cedi
    • Transfer times
    • Transfer total
    How much money can I send online to Ghana?

    After ID verification, you can send up to £5,463.69 to your receiver in Ghana for cash pick up or a direct bank transfer. If they want to receive the funds in a mobile wallet, the transfer will need to be less than £1,950 or the equivalent in Ghanaian cedi.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our customer care team is on hand to help.

    1 Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2021.

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