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WU® mobile app - Kuwait

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Does Western Union Kuwait have a mobile app?

Yes, and it’s available for iOS and Android mobile devices in Kuwait.

What services can I access with the mobile app in Kuwait?

Use our mobile app to:

Does it cost anything to use the mobile app in Kuwait?

There’s no fee to download the app or to access the app from your mobile phone. However, mobile phone data access and calling charges will apply. Please contact your mobile phone network provider for the details.

Please note that Western Union® money transfer fees1 will apply if you send money using the mobile app.

How do I get the mobile app in Kuwait?

You can download the app from the App Store and from Google Play for iOS and Android devices.

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Can I send money using the mobile app?

Yes. Existing online customers can use their login details to send money with the app.

New customers can register directly on the app for free. You will need to complete an identification verification before you can send money using the app.

What do I need to do to be able to send money using the mobile app?

If you are an existing online customer, you can use your existing log in details to access your profile on the mobile app.

New customers can register on the app in just a few minutes. You will need to verify your profile to send money online.

After you register with the Western Union mobile app or at westernunion.com, you will need to verify your profile. To complete this step please follow the instructions below:

  1. First, verify your email address following the verification link sent to your email after registering with the Western Union mobile app or at westernunion.com.
  2. Take a photo of both sides of your valid Kuwaiti Civil ID, which you used for registration with the Western Union mobile app or at westernunion.com.
  3. Take a clear selfie video of yourself, holding your original Kuwaiti Civil ID and saying the following text:
    “I, Mr./Ms./Mrs. (your name), holder of Civil ID No. (your Civil ID No.) and having mobile tel. no. (your mobile tel. no.), hereby request Aman Exchange Customer Care to register myself for using the Western Union remittance service for (please provide your reason for creating the profile).”
    Please make sure that your ID is clearly visible/readable within the selfie video.
  4. Upload the above documents to the Aman Exchange Portal.
  5. After successful verification, you will receive confirmation by email.
  6. Once you receive the confirmation email, you can start using Western Union online money transfer services immediately.

Learn more about sending money online.

How do I get logindetails to access my profile in the mobile app?

Simply use your existing online login details. New customers can register directly on the app or register for free online first.

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1Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.