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Due to an update in the Japan law (the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds), new users who register on Westernunion.com after April 1, 2020 will need to submit a revised set of ID documents for verification. Learn more.

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, Western Union’s agent locations may be temporarily closed, and will reopen as per the local government norms. Check the agent locator for availability.

You may continue to use our online money transfer services at westernunion.com and on our mobile app.

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