Register and get started with Western Union


Register your profile in 3 simple steps. Simply follow these steps to send money online.


Create your profile

Start by creating your profile on

Make sure the information you provide matches your government-issued ID.

We are legally required to request the following information:

– Full name
– ID details
– Address
– Email address
– Phone number
– Country of birth
– Date of birth
– Occupation

Register now

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Verify your profile

After you have successfully registered online, log in to your profile and select one of the following verification methods :

Please note that you’ll need the same government-issued ID you used for registration.

You’ll receive an email confirmation once your identity is verified.

Learn more about our identity verification options.


Send money

You are finally ready to transfer money online.

With a verified profile, you’re now ready to send money online!

Send now

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Why send money with Western Union?

It’s quick

It takes just minutes1 for your money transfer to reach an agent location.

It’s convenient

With hundreds of thousands of locations2 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.

It’s free for your receiver

Your receiver doesn’t need to pay any transfer fee to get the money.

Millions of international money transfers

Ready to register

Need help?

Visit our FAQs or just get in touch.

For questions about services (app and web), call 18 777 81
or send an email to

For other Western Union services, contact us at 220 225 33.

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 Send Form for details.

2 Network data valid as of 30 June 2019.