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Spend no time saving them time. Send money directly to your receiver’s mobile wallet1 – no pickup necessary. Pay zero transfer fee2 on your first online money transfer to a mobile wallet.

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    We encrypt your transfers

    We are committed to protecting your data

    We have been transferring money for over 150 years

    Practical ways of sending and receiving money

    Register to send money to Uganda

    Agencies convenient to reach

    Your friends and family can withdraw money from anywhere from Kampala to Jinja by visiting the nearest Western Union agency.

    Real-time tracking

    At any time, track your money transfer from Italy to Uganda with the unique tracking number (MTCN).

    Fast money transfers1

    By sending money from Italy to Uganda with Western Union, your transfer could reach your loved ones in minutes1.

    Future transactions facilitated

    Facilitates routine money transfers: save the recipient’s details so you are ready the next time you send money to Uganda.

    Reasons for choosing Western Union

    Simple registration

    Register today by entering your details to create your free profile via our website or app.

    Maximum commitment to safety

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

    Pay as you wish

    Choose the payment method that suits you best to send money to Uganda: debit or credit card3 , bank transfer or cash.

    The Digital Banking app

    Try the Western Union Digital Banking app. You get the benefits of digital banking and international money transfer in one place.

    Transfer money to Uganda with just a few clicks, directly from the app

    Save the information of your loved ones to speed up your next sending of money.

    Send money to Uganda wherever and whenever you want, from home, the office or on the road.

    Keep track of money transfers in real time.

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    Rating as of 10 April, 2024

    Choose the payment method that suits you best

    By credit card3 or debit card

    Bank transfer

    In cash, at one of our agencies

    More information on sending money to Uganda

    Get a free quote before shipping

    Calculate all costs before transferring money to Uganda, with a free quote. Check the exchange rate2 from EUR to UGX at any time, with no obligation to send money later.

    Send money to Uganda reliably and conveniently

    You can make your money transfer to Uganda as you wish: in cash, from your bank account or by credit or debit card.

    Easily complete transfers left undone

    Are you missing some information about your beneficiary? No problem. You can leave the money transfer pending and complete it from the history page when you are ready.

    Are you ready to send money to Uganda?

    If you are ready to send money to Uganda, click below to initiate a transfer or, for more information, see our FAQ.

    Don’t forget your loved ones when they need you

    Making your loved ones happy in Uganda has never been easier. Whether it is their birthday in Kampala, New Year’s Eve in Jinja or a business opportunity, with Western Union you can send them money with just a few clicks.

    FAQ on money transfer in Uganda

    How much money can I transfer to Uganda?

    Up to EUR 5,000 can be sent by cash withdrawal or bank transfer, and up to EUR 2,200 directly to a mobile wallet.

    How to send money online in Uganda?

    1. Create a profile or log into your Western Union account and click ‘Continue’.

    2. Select ‘Uganda’ in the ‘Send to’ box and enter the amount to be sent in the corresponding box.

    3. Once the desired amount has been entered, it is necessary to choose how the recipient will receive the payment: to the bank account, to a mobile wallet or by cash withdrawal.

    4. In the next box, select a payment method. You should now have access to a complete quote.

    5. Click “Continue” to go to the next page and enter your details and those of the beneficiary. You will also be asked to indicate the reason for the transfer and the origin of the funds.

    6. Once the shipment is confirmed, you will receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) so that you can check the progress of the transfer. We encourage you to share this number with your beneficiary.

    What do I need to send money online in Uganda?

    If you have not already done so, create a free Western Union profile. Visit our registration page and enter the following information:

    • Name and address.
    • Information on an official identity document, such as a driving licence or passport.

    Once registered, you can start setting up your money transfer to Uganda by entering the following information:

    • Details on the reason for the transfer and the origin of the funds.
    • The name, postal address and email address of the beneficiary.
    How do you estimate the cost of a money transfer to Uganda?

    The fees depend on the exchange rate between EUR and UGX, as well as the method of transferring money to Uganda you choose. You can check our prices on the calculator at the top of the page.

    How long does it take to transfer money to Uganda?

    The money will be ready in minutes or up to six working days, depending on the transfer methods you choose.

    When you choose the payment method, you can check the estimated transfer time before you start.

    Do you have further questions or need assistance?

    See the FAQ section or contact us. Our Customer Service is always available to help you.

    1 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.

    2 Western Union also profits from currency conversion. When choosing a money transfer brokerage company, carefully compare transfer fees and exchange rates. Commissions, exchange rates and fees may vary by brand, channel and location, depending on a number of factors. Fees and rates are subject to change without notice.

    3 Some credit card issuers may charge additional fees for the use of our services. For further information, please contact your card issuer.