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Send Money

Send Money Fast

With Western Union Money Transfer, its quick and easy to send money to your family back home in India.

Our money transfer options offer you the convenience and dependability you need -- and the peace of mind you deserve.

Send money through Agent locations around the world

Use cash to send a money transfer from thousands of nearby Agent locations around the world -- and your family and friends can pick it up at any of the 100,000 locations in India.


Restrictions and Special Notes

Receiving in India:

  • As a government requirement, maximum payout amount is not more than $2,500 US dollars (or IN Rupee equivalent) per transaction. Sender threshold amount has therefore been set at an amount just below the equivalent Indian Rupees to ensure exchange fluctuations do not result in the transaction being declined to the receiver.
  • Maximum cash payout for all Indian nationals is 50,000 IN Rupee; Payouts over 50,000 IN Rupee will be paid by local crossed check only. Under exceptional circumstances, foreign tourists could avail amount over 50,000 IN Rupees in cash.
  • As a government requirement, a payee can only receive a maximum of 30 transactions per calendar year.
  • Receiver must present valid identification document and address proof.
  • Receiver must present correct money transfer Control Number (MTCN).

General Information:

  • Sender's full address must be included on all money transfers to India.
  • Pursuant to Indian government regulations, money transfer payments are reserved for family maintenance and personal consumer use only and cannot be used for commercial or business purposes, for purchase of property, for investments or for charitable donations.
  • Test Question is not allowed.
  • Paying location is required to maintain a self-attested photocopy of identification documents presented by the Receiver.
  • Name changes due to marriage/gazette notification would require a copy of Marriage Certificate issued by the State Government or Gazette notification, indicating such a “change of name”