Send money in person

When you’d prefer to handle your money transfer in person, we’re nearby to help. We have more than 500,000 agent locations worldwide. Our friendly, knowledgeable agents can make your money transfer happen with ease.

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How to send money in person

Sending money in person with Western Union is easy. Choose the service that’s best for you and follow the simple steps below to find out how.

When you need money there in minutes1, 4.

Send money directly to your receiver’s bank account.2

If your receiver lives in a country where we offer this service, you can even send money to their mobile phone—so they can get their money quicker and easier than ever.3 Make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet6 with one of our partner mobile operators in their country.

1 Read the restrictions and special notes for the Money in Minutes service.

2 Read the restrictions and special notes for the To a Bank Account service.

3 Read the restrictions and special notes for the Mobile service.

4 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, regulatory issues, identification requirements, differences in time zones or a selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Send Form Terms and Conditions for details.

6 Funds will be paid to the receiver’s mobile wallet account provider for credit to the account tied to the receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account overdrawn charges.

7 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange.