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Notice regarding the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds

Following the amendment of the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds (the “Criminal Offenses Act”'), new users who wish to register on Westernunion.com will need to provide a revised set of ID documents for verification. This change will be implemented from April 1, 2020 onwards.

In order to create a Western Union profile, you will need to submit at least 2 identity documents as follows:



Japanese residents:

  1. Japanese passport or driving license
  2. My Number Card or Juminhyo with My Number (issued within the last 6 months)

Foreign residents:

  1. Residence Card
  2. My Number Card or Juminhyo with My Number (issued within the last 6 months)

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