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Online

Transfers made easy

1. Log in or register
Not registered? Create a profile or learn more.

2. Verify your profile
- To make your first money transfer, upload a scanned photo of your My Number card or Japanese driving license or Japanese passport, as well as your Residence Card if you’re a foreign resident. If your profile information matches your ID information, your identity will be verified.
- For your second transfer, you will need to verify your address by entering the 4-digit PIN sent to your postal address. Use this pin to complete your verification and make subsequent transfers.

3. Start your transfer on wu.com
- Enter the destination country and the amount you'd like to send.
- Choose how you’d like to send money online: via your personal internet banking account, or via your personal banking account at an ATM.
- Choose the payout method: cash, direct to bank, or mobile wallet in select countries.

4. Enter your receiver's details
- If you’re sending directly to a bank account, you will need your receiver’s bank name, code, and account number1.
- You can save your receiver’s details for convenient repeat transfers.

5. Pay and send
- Pay for your transfer.
- Check all the details before hitting send.
- You'll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and share it with your receiver only.

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On our app

Send money on the go

1. Download the app
Download the Western Union® app on Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

2. Log in or register
- Follow the steps in the app to create a profile.
- Upload a scanned photo of your My Number card or Japanese driving license or Japanese passport, as well as your Residence Card if you’re a foreign resident.
- To complete your verification, we’ll send you a PIN via post. Enter it in the app for subsequent transfers.

3. Start your transfer
- Enter the destination country and the amount you’d like to send.
- Choose the payout method: cash, direct to bank, or mobile wallet in select countries.

4. Pay and send

- Pay for the transfer via your personal internet banking account, or via your bank account at an ATM.
- Check all the details before hitting send.You’ll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and share it with your receiver only.

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In person

Walk in to send money

1. Visit a Western Union agent location
Walk in to one of our 200+ locations2 in Japan. Find one nearby.

2. Share your details
Provide the agent with your full name and My Number card.

3. Share your receiver’s details
- Provide the agent with your receiver’s full name, the destination country, and the exact amount you wish to send.
- Choose the payout method: cash, direct to bank, or mobile wallet in select countries.

4. Pay and send
- Pay for your transfer in cash.
- You’ll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and share it with your receiver only.

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Start online, pay in-store

Pay cash in-store

1. Log in or register
- Go to wu.com or download our app.
- Not registered? Create a profile or learn more.

2. Start your transfer
- Enter the destination country and the amount you’d like to send.
- Select Pay in-store as the funding method.

3. Enter your receiver’s details
- If you’re sending directly to a bank account, you will need your receiver’s bank name, code, and account number1.
- You can save your receiver’s details for convenient repeat transfers.

4. Pay in-store

- Visit a Western Union agent location and submit a government-issued photo ID to verify your identity.
- Pay for the transfer in cash.
- You’ll get a confirmation email with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and share it with your receiver only.

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Seven Bank

Send money with Seven Bank

Seven Bank offers the Western Union® Money TransferSM service with access to internet banking, mobile banking, and ATM transfers. You can send money 24/7 and save your receiver’s details for easy resend.

You will need a Seven Bank savings account which you can open via the Seven Bank website or app, or by visiting one of their branches. Then apply for their ‘International Money Transfer Service’. For the internet banking and mobile banking services, you also need to register in advance.

You may transfer up to 1,000,000 JPY from your Seven Bank account.

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FamilyMart

Send money at FamilyMart stores

Use the Western Union® Money TransferSM service at any of the 17,000 FamilyMart convenience stores in Japan, and send up to 300,000 JPY per transfer. Simply pay in cash and send money conveniently from a FamiPort kiosk.

You may transfer money from Japan overseas, but not from overseas to Japan. There’s no need to set up a bank account, but you must pre-register to use the international money transfer service by FamiPort at FamilyMart.

This service is available from 9 am to 9 pm daily (excluding service maintenance periods) in nine languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Tagalog, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Thai.

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Why transfer money with us?

Send money from Japan with us and enjoy all the benefits we have to offer.

Peace of mind

Keep track of money transfers with tracking codes (MTCN).

Global

Send money around the corner or around the world.

Reliable

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years.

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Japanese: 8 am to 9 pm, daily

0034-800-400-733 (From Japan)
+61-2-9226-9554 (From overseas)

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1 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to the account number you provide. The receiver's account must be a local currency payout account.

2 Network data as of 30 June 2019.