Receive money from abroad in Latvia

Receive money in person or your bank account quickly and conveniently. More than 550,00 Western Union agent locations1 in 200+ countries and territories around the world.

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Ways to receive money in Latvia

You can receive money online to bank account in Latvia or for cash pickup. Choose the way to receive money that is the most convenient for you.

How to pickup a money transfer in Latvia?

  1. Choose an agent location
    Find and visit your nearest Western Union agent location in Latvia.

  2. Provide money transfer details
    Specify money transfer details to the agent, including sender’s name, country and the sent amount.

  3. Show your ID
    Show your valid personal ID and 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number(MTCN) to the agent.

  4. Collect the money
    The agent will pay out the money and give you a copy of a receipt.

Still have a few questions about receiving money?

We’re here to help. Below you’ll find some of the most asked questions about receiving money in Latvia.

How do I collect my money?

Visit an agent location near you with your government issued ID. You will also need to ask the sender for the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

How do I know if my money transfer has been received?

Locate the ‘Tracking’ link on the homepage of our website. Then type in the sender’s name and MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number). We will then update you on the latest status of your money transfer. Check your money transfer status now by clicking here.

How much does it cost to receive money?

All transfer fees2 are paid by the sender. Receiving money is free of charge unless the receiver chooses to receive the money in a different currency, to a device or an account which is not part of the money transfer.

We are always nearby

With more than 300 agent locations1 in Latvia, you can receive money from the location most convenient for you.


We’re always happy to help. Check out our FAQs for answers to your top questions or contact our customer care.

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1 Agent location count valid as of Agent location count valid as of June 30, 2021.

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

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