Send Money to Mobile

Send money to a mobile wallet

If you are looking for a more convenient way for your receiver to get the money, Western Union® Mobile Money Transfer service is the right choice for you. You can send money directly to the receiver’s mobile wallet, or if this option is not available at your chosen country, just send money to cash and provide your receiver money transfer control number (MTCN), so he/she could pick-up money into the mobile wallet himself/herself.


Why send money to Mobile?

  • Money will be delivered to receiver’s mobile account in minutes*, 24/7.
  • You and your receiver will get SMS confirming delivery of funds.
  • Your receiver won’t need to leave the comfort of his home, risk carrying cash or wait in queues at the Agent location.

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How to send money to a mobile wallet:

Auto delivery service

Send directly to mobile number

Receiver gets money directly to his mobile wallet.

Pick Up service

Send to cash, receive to mobile

Receiver needs to pick-up money into the mobile wallet

How it works?

  • Choose “send to mobile” option.
  • Please provide receiver’s first and last name and his mobile phone and complete the transfer.
  • Your receiver will be notified that he has received a money transfer to his mobile phone instantly.
  • 3500 HKD / 500 USD or equivalent in local currency limit per transaction applies.

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How it works?

  • If “send to mobile” is not available, choose “send to cash” option.
  • Complete transaction in the usual way.
  • Provide your receiver the tracking number (money transfer control number or MTCN).
  • Encourage your receiver to locate Western Union menu on mobile phone and to choose pick-up money service. Then, all he needs to do is enter MTCN and money is transferred into the mobile wallet.

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Or they can always go to the closest Western Union agent location for cash pick-up!

Destination countries and mobile operators:

Bangladesh
Bkash

Bolivia
Tigo

El Salvador
Tigo

Guatemala
Tigo

Ivory Coast
MTN

Jamaica
GraceKenedy Mobile Wallet

Kenya
Safaricom M-Pesa

Madagascar
Telma M-Vola

Malta
Fexserv

Nepal
eSewa

Nigeria
VTNetwork
Pagatech
Etranzact

Philippines
USSC

Rwanda
MTN
Tigo
Airtel

Senegal
Tigo

Tanzania
Vodacom M-Pesa

Zimbabwe
Econet Ecocash

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* 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.