Send money quickly and conveniently to a mobile wallet1

With Western Union, you can easily make a mobile money transfer. Send money online or via our app to countries where money can be received in a mobile wallet1.

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Where can I send money to a mobile wallet1?

Mobile money transfers can only be sent to mobile phones that belong to mobile phone operators that work with Western Union.


Money can be received in mobile wallets1 in several countries, including the ones below. Don’t see the country you are looking for? Visit the send money form, select the country you wish to send to, and look for the mobile wallet1 icon.

How to send money to a mobile wallet1


Register your free profile

Log in or register and verify your profile to send money to a mobile wallet1. You can verify your profile using your driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID. Then follow the steps below or watch our video.


Choose an amount and destination

Enter the destination and the amount you’d like to send and select mobile wallet1 as the delivery method.


Select a payment method

Choose whether to pay with your credit2 or debit card, or with a bank transfer.

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Enter your receiver’s details

Enter your receiver’s name as it appears on their ID, their wallet service provider and wallet mobile number.


Your money is on its way!

You’ll get a confirmation by SMS with the tracking number (MTCN) and a notification when the money is delivered. See how to receive money in our video.

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More ways to transfer money with Western Union

Send money online

Send money online fast, 24/7, from wherever you are. With Western Union, you can transfer money from Italy to over 200 countries and territories.

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Transfer money with the app

Send money on the go, at the grocery store, the gym or from virtually anywhere with the Western Union® app.

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Pay in person

Send money in person from hundreds of thousands of Western Union agent locations worldwide. You can send money to a bank account, for cash pick-up or to a mobile wallet1.

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Frequently Asked Questions about mobile wallets1

What is a mobile wallet?

A mobile wallet1 is a virtual ‘wallet’ that lives on a mobile device. Mobile wallets1 are a convenient way to house your credit2 and debit card information and more. Mobile wallets1 also make paying for goods or services with a smartphone quick and easy.

Does Western Union have mobile money transfer?

Yes, Western Union allows you to send and receive money to a mobile wallet1 in several countries. Money transfers online to a mobile wallet1 with us are easy, just make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet1 with one of our partner mobile operators in the country where this service is available.

Still have questions about mobile money transfer?

Visit our FAQs or contact us. Our Customer Care team is just a call away.

Do you want send more than 1000€ to a Mobile Wallet? Verify your profile!

Register to start an online money transfer today

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Quick and easy registration

It’s easy to register and start sending money online and in person today.

Track your money transfer

You can easily track your transfer online or via our app using the MTCN.

Pay the way you like

Pay using your bank account, credit2/debit card or cash at an agent location.

Convenient locations

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

Trusted by customers globally

As a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, Western Union aims to help grow economies and create a better world. You can send funds online, with our app or in person to billions of accounts worldwide. So, go ahead: send money with us and enjoy ease of use, reliable service and all the other benefits we have to offer.

Encryption to help protect your money transfers

Commitment to keeping your data secure

International money transfer at your fingertips

Send money on the go or start a money transfer and pay at an agent location.

Track your money transfer in real time.

Send again quickly to friends and family.

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Rating as of 10 April, 2024.


1 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. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.

2 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.