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First time sending money online?

Whether you’re a first time Western Union user or thinking to switch from sending money at an agent location to sending online, here is a step-by-step guide for you to get started:

Create an online profile. You will need to verify your email address and fill in the
registration form to create your profile.

Verify your profile. Once you have successfully registered online, you can choose
to get verified online via web or app, or in person. Learn more about how to get your identity verified.

Send money online. You will receive a confirmation email of your completed
profile verification and could send money anytime at wu.com.

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A few reasons to send money with us

It's quick

It takes just minutes1 for your money transfer to reach the receiver.

It‘s convenient

With hundreds of thousands locations around the world, it's easy to find one near your receiver.

It‘s reliable

We have over 145 years of experience in money transfers around the world.

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1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms of Conditions for details.