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How to send money with Western Union

It’s quick, easy and convenient, whether you send online, in person or with our handy app.

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How to send money

Choose how you would like to transfer your money and follow the simple steps below.

Choose how they'll receive the money

You can have the money delivered in the way that is most convenient for your receiver.

Cash pick-up

Send to hundreds of thousands of agent locations around the world in minutes

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 countries

Why send money with Western Union?

It's quick

Send money around the world for cash pick-up in minutes

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 145+ 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 WU® App or in person at an agent location. Sending money abroad with Western Union is fast, easy and reliable.

1 Check directly in the app the updated locations where the service to “Pay in cash” is available.

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.