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Send money internationally from Italy quickly and reliably

No matter what your reason for transferring funds, Western Union makes it simple to send money abroad to support your loved ones.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    You choose how to pay

    Directly from your bank account

    With your credit1 or debit card

    More information for sending money internationally from Italy

    Register to start sending money abroad today

    Quick and easy registration

    It’s easy to register and start using our money transfer services.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay using your bank account, credit1 or debit card or cash.

    Track your money transfer

    Easily track your transfer online and with our app using the MTCN.

    Convenient locations

    Send money for cash pick-up at an agent location near your receiver.

    Our customers made millions of money transfers with Western Union last year—here’s why:

    Ease and convenience

    Send money the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app or in person at an agent location.

    Commitment to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.

    Worldwide reach

    We move money from Italy to over 200 countries and territories.

    Get rewarded with the My WU℠ program

    Reach your loved ones around the world and earn points anytime you send money online, in person or with our app. Register for free to get exclusive offers only for members.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about sending money internationally with Western Union

    How much does it cost to send money internationally with Western Union?

    The cost of a money transfer depends on a few factors, such as where you are sending money internationally, how you are sending the funds, and how quickly you want the funds to get to your receiver.

    You can get an estimate for your international money transfer with our price estimator, or by visiting the send money form and selecting your destination and entering the amount you’d like to send.

    You may also receive transfer fee3 discounts4 and other promotions by registering with our loyalty program, My WU, and can earn points every time you send a qualifying money transfer.

    Note that if you are using a credit card1 to send money online or over the phone, a credit card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. You can avoid these fees by using a debit card.

    What do you need to send money internationally with Western Union?

    The information and bank account details you will need to send money abroad vary by where you are sending the funds, how you are sending the funds and how quickly you want the funds to get to your receiver.

    In most countries, the bank name is mandatory for money transfers. To transfer money to a bank account, you will need:

    • Your receiver’s first and last name, as it appears on their government-issued ID
    • Your receiver’s country, and in some cases their full address
    • Your receiver’s phone number
    • In some cases, you will need your receiver’s International Bank Account Number (IBAN) and the receiving bank’s Bank Identifier Code (BIC or the receiving country equivalent)

    To transfer money online or with our app, you will need:

    • Your Western Union log in information
    • Your credit1 or debit card information
    • Your receiver’s first and last name, as it appears on their government-issued ID
    • Your receiver’s country, and in some cases their full address

    To start a money transfer online and finish at an agent location, you will need:

    • Your government-issued ID to show at the agent location
    • Your cash or debit card to pay for the transfer amount and transfer fees3
    • Your receiver’s first and last name as it appears on their government-issued ID
    • Your receiver’s country, and in some cases their full address

    To transfer money to a mobile wallet2, you will need:

    • Your mobile phone number
    • Your receiver’s first and last name, as it appears on their government-issued ID
    • Your receiver’s country, and in some cases their full address
    • Your receiver’s mobile phone number

    Additional information may be required for some receiving countries. Before starting your money transfer to a bank account, please remember to check the bank’s routing information.

    How do I send money internationally?

    With so many ways to transfer funds, Western Union makes it easy to send money overseas to your receiver.

    The process for sending money abroad varies by how you are sending the funds—but you can send money internationally online, with our app or at an agent location. Read our FAQs below for specific instructions.

    How do I send money internationally online?

    You can send money to qualifying bank accounts using your credit1 or debit card or pay by bank transfer. Here’s how to send money abroad online:

    1. Log in or register your free profile. Click ‘Send now’ to start your money transfer.
    2. Enter your destination and choose the amount you’d like to send. Transaction times vary per destination, but you’ll be able to view the times as you make your selections.
    3. Select how your receiver will get the funds. You can select a past receiver or enter your receiver’s bank account details if you are sending money to a bank account.
    4. Pay with your credit1 or debit card or by bank transfer.
    5. Review, confirm, and your money is on the way. We will send you a confirmation email with the tracking number of your money transfer (MTCN). You can share this number with your receiver to track the funds.
    How do I send money internationally in person?

    Simply find a nearby Western Union agent location and send money with the help of an agent in three easy steps.

    1. Set up the money transfer. Provide the agent with your transfer details and present a valid ID.
    2. Pay for the money transfer. Give the transfer sum together with all transfer fees3 in cash or pay with your debit card.
    3. form your receiver. Share the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) with your receiver
    How do I send money internationally with the Western Union® app?

    The Western Union® app lets you send money on the go to a bank account, for cash pick-up or to a mobile wallet2.

    1. If you already have the Western Union® app, log in with Touch ID or your credentials. If you don’t have our app yet, simply download it on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. New users can follow the steps to register with an email address.
    2. Start a money transfer by entering the destination country and choose the amount you’d like to send. Choose the payout method that works for you: directly to a bank account, for cash pick-up or to a mobile wallet2 based on your receiver’s country. Then, enter your receiver’s details.
    3. Pay for your money transfer via credit1 or debit card, or with your bank account.
    4. We’ll provide the tracking number for your money transfer (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver to track the funds. If sending to a mobile wallet2, you and your receiver will get a confirmation alert via text notification when the money is delivered.
    How long does it take to send money internationally?

    The time it will take for your receiver to get the funds depends on where they are located and what your send method is. In some cases, the money can be delivered directly to your receiver’s bank account or for cash pick-up in minutes2.

    Still have questions or need help?

    Reach out to our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page.

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    1 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.

    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 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.

    4 Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union® transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer® or Quick Collect® transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU fee reductions.