Send a gift to your loved ones for Diwali

Send a cash gift to your loved ones in India to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

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    Why send money as a wish for Happy Diwali?

    You can participate in the Diwali celebrations even if you are far from home. Simply send money back home as a wish for Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, via Western Union’s online services. It is fast, reliable, convenient, available anywhere, anytime.

    How to send money wishes for Diwali with Western Union?


    Register or log in to your profile

    Log in or register for free to send money to India online on the occasion of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.


    Enter the amount to send

    Enter the amount you wish to send as a Diwali gift. We will show you the transfer rate1 for the chosen amount.


    Select transfer method and recipient

    Select the method of receiving the money (bank details, credit3 or debit card, Apple Pay, bank transfer), enter the recipient’s data, and select the payment method.


    Everything here! Your Diwali gifts are on their way

    We take care of the rest. You can keep track of your money transfer and check its status with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

    Methods of sending money as a Diwali gift

    Select the delivery method for your Diwali gifts for family and friends:

    Pay the way you like to send money as a Diwali gift

    Bank account

    Credit3 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

    In cash at an agent location

    Ready to send money?

    Send money for Diwali with a few clicks from the Western Union app

    Send money wherever you are or initiate a transfer and pay at the agency.

    Keep track of your transfer to India in real time.

    Send money back to friends and family in India with ease.

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    How much does it cost to send money as Diwali presents?

    Your transfer fee1 is calculated based on the amount, destination, payout and payment methods. With Western Union, you can choose whatever suits your budget and what’s convenient for your loved ones to send a Diwali gift of money.

    Register and send money to India today

    Save the data of regular recipients

    Facilitates routine money transfers: save the recipient’s details to simplify future money transfers in India.

    Track your transfers in real time

    You can check the status of your money transfer to India from Italy at any time thanks to the transaction control number (MTCN).

    Pay as you wish

    Make payments online with your bank account, by credit3/debit card or in cash at a Western Union agency.

    Agencies throughout India

    Your loved ones can withdraw money wherever they are, from Mumbai to Delhi, by going to one of the Western Union branches nearest to them.

    Donate to share the light of Diwali

    The Western Union Foundation funds programs for underserved populations across the globe. Working with our partners, we advocate for a world where there is more equal opportunity for all. Help us in this mission by making a donation this Diwali.

    Are you ready to send money as a wish for Diwali?

    If you need more information, please visit our FAQ section or contact the Customer Support team. If you are ready, you can send the money now as a gift for Diwali.

    1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Transfer fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Transfer fees and exchange 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’re using 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.