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 wallet!
Send to a bank account
Transfer directly to bank account in a few simple steps
Choose from a number of convenient options to send your money abroad reliably
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 minutes3. 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 card. Supported cards include Visa and MasterCard.
Money transfer app
Make your money transfers more convenient with the Western Union® app. Check fees and exchange rates, transfer money 24/7 and track your transfers on the go.
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 and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.
2 Agent location count valid as of March 31st 2019.
3 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on 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 Do not share details of the money transfer to anyone other than your receiver.