How to send money with Western Union

It’s fast, easy, and convenient, whichever way you choose to send: online, in person, or with our app.

If you’ve never sent money online with us, here’s the promo for you: send online for cash pick up in Bangladesh, Pakistan or the Philippines with a 1,90€ FLAT transfer fee1!

Send money online in a few simple steps

Do you want to transfer money via the Western Union® app for your best friend’s graduation gift? Or maybe transfer money in person to help your parents realize their big dream for their anniversary? Western Union is the simple and fast solution suitable for anyone. Why? Because it lets you send money online in just a few steps.

How to send money

Download the Western Union app from Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and register.

 

Choose how they’ll receive the money

Send money now

Cash pickup

Send to hundreds of thousands of agent locations1 around the world in minutes2.

Bank account

Transfer directly to a bank account in a few simple steps.

Mobile wallet

Deposit money directly to your receiver’s mobile phone in selected countries3.

Flexibility to change cash pickup

1

Log in and view transfer history

Select ‘More’ and then choose ‘Update delivery method’.

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Fill in receiver’s details

Enter your receiver’s address and bank account details**.

3

Confirm the transfer

A receipt will appear showing if your delivery method has been updated.

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Why send money with Western Union?

It's quick

Send money around the world for cash pickup in minutes2.

It's convenient

We give you all the options. Send in a way convenient for you, let them receive your money in a way convenient for them.

It's easy

We provide 24/7 customer care to help you with your money transfer needs.

It's reliable

Track your transfer on our app or website using a unique Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

It's global

Money transfer available to hundreds of thousands of agent locations in 200+ countries and territories.

It's trusted

Millions of people trust in our 170 years of experience to move money every day.

Send money abroad

Support your family and friends abroad as conveniently as possible with international money transfers by using our online services, the Western Union® app or in person at an agent location1. Sending money abroad with Western Union is fast, easy, and reliable.

1 Check the list of agent locations where the “Pay in cash” service is available directly in the Western Union app by selecting “Pay in cash” service.

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 Service available for these destinations: Kenya and Madagascar. 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.

4 Agent location count valid as of June 30, 2020.

5 Valid only for westernunion.com or Western Union® app transfers sent to India, Pakistan, United States, Philippines, Thailand and Turkey.

6 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country).