Send money abroad from Ireland

Send money internationally to over 200 countries and territories with Western Union, powered by 170 years of expertise.

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    How to send money abroad online

    Western Union makes it easy for you to support your loved ones around the world. You can send money abroad online, on our app, as well as in person at one of our agent locations.

    Check transfer rates and fees

    Use our money transfer tool to check today’s exchange rates and transfer fees1.
    Click Send Money and enter the country where you want to send the money to and the exact sum of your transfer.

    Choose how they’ll receive your money

    There are plenty of convenient options to receive money transfers. Depending on the country you are sending your money it can be transferred directly to a bank account, to an agent for a cash pick up, or even a mobile wallet2!

    Money transfer app

    Make your money transfers more convenient with the Western Union® app.

    Check transfer fees1 and exchange rates, transfer money 24/7 and track your money transfers.

    Download our app, for free
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    Scan the QR code to download the app
    (iOS | Android)
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    Track your money transfer

    Senders and receivers can track a money transfer using its unique MTCN. Visit our track transfer page or use our app.

    Need more Help?
    If you have any other questions, you can contact us at
    1 800 812 (for IE residents only). Alternatively send an email to

    Send money abroad from a Western Union agent location

    Send money in person from one of hundreds of agent locations in Ireland.

    Paying for your international money transfer

    Choose from a number of convenient options to send your money abroad reliably

    Bank transfer

    Send from your Irish bank account to over 200 countries and territories using a bank transfer. The time taken to send money abroad can be as fast as in minutes2. The transfer time varies depending on a number of factors including destination and currency availability .

    After the funds have been processed, ask your recipient to contact their bank or check their bank statement to confirm the money has been received.

    Credit / Debit card

    You can also make international money transfers through Western Union by using a debit or credit card3. Supported cards include Visa and MasterCard.

    Want to send money abroad in person? Here’s how.

    With hundreds of agent locations in Ireland, we’re always close by. Simply find a nearby Western Union agent location and send money transfers with the help of our agent in 3 easy steps.

    1. Set up the transfer

      Provide our agent with your transfer details and show a valid ID

    2. Pay for the money transfer

      Give the transfer sum together with all fees in cash or pay with your debit card

    3. Inform your receiver

      Share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver

    Why send money with Western Union?

    It’s quick

    Send money around the world for cash pick-up in minutes2.

    It’s global

    Money transfers available to a hundreds of thousands of retail locations in 200+ countries and territories.

    It’s convenient

    We give you options. Send money in a way convenient for you, let them receive it in a way convenient for them.

    It’s trusted

    We have been serving our customers for 170 years and millions of people trust in our experience to move money every day.

    What you need to know before your visit

    To send money in person, don’t forget to bring a valid form of ID! Accepted IDs include current signed passports, driving licenses, emergency passports or travel documents, or ships passports. You must also know the receiver’s full name as it appears on their ID.

    1 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.

    2 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.

    3 If you use a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.