Send money to Afghanistan

Support loved ones in Afghanistan from the Netherlands with Western Union. Use our fast and reliable service to transfer money to Afghanistan and your loved ones can collect their money transfer via cash pickup within minutes1.

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    Send money easily to Afghanistan from the Netherlands

    If you need to transfer money to Afghanistan, use Western Union’s reputable service for true peace of mind. There are several benefits for sending and receiving money with us.

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    Track your money transfer

    Track your money transfer to Afghanistan in real time with your unique Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). We’ll send you a notification the moment your money arrives.

    Money in minutes1

    When you send money from the Netherlands to Afghanistan with Western Union, your money could be with your loved ones within minutes1.

    Pay how you want

    Western Union lets you pay in a way that suits you. Use your credit3 or debit card, bank account or Apple Pay®, to send money to Afghanistan from the Netherlands.

    Convenient locations

    Transfer money to Afghanistan for cash pickup wherever your loved one needs it; from Laghman to Samangan to elsewhere across the country.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Enjoy peace of mind

    With our encrypted servers and stringent fraud prevention procedures in place, you’ll have peace of mind whenever you transfer money to Afghanistan.

    Easy to Re-send

    Our one-tap re-send function allows you to quickly and easily repeat a money transfer to a loved one.

    Register now for free

    Register right away to send money to Afghanistan. Simply enter some key information via the Western Union app or website.

    Worldwide reach

    Western Union connect millions of people across the globe. We’ve been doing this for over 150 years, and now help our customers send money from the Netherlands to over 200 countries and territories around the world.

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    Transfer money to Afghanistan on the go.

    Track your money transfers in real time.

    Save recipient details for a quick way to repeatedly send money to Afghanistan.

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    Learn more about sending money to Afghanistan

    Ready to send money to Afghanistan?

    If you’re looking for more information on how to transfer money to Afghanistan from the Netherlands, check out our FAQ section below. But if you’re ready to set up your first money transfer, you can go ahead now.

    Support your loved ones on special occasions

    Even at the most difficult of times, our loved ones still deserve to be celebrated on special occasions. Whether it’s a birthday in Herat or a wedding in Kabul, or even a new business opportunity, use Western Union to send money for cash pickup, right when they need it.

    Frequently asked questions

    How can I send money to Afghanistan online?

    Click “Send now” after logging in or registering, then proceed as usual. Choose Afghanistan as your destination and amount you want to send. You’ll then be given information on typical Netherlands to Afghanistan money transfer times. Pay with your bank account, at an agent location or with your credit3/debit card. Share the MTCN with your receiver so you can both track the money.

    How much can I send to Afghanistan online?

    You can send up to €5,000 to Afghanistan from the Netherlands for immediate cash pickup.

    How much does a money transfer to Afghanistan?

    The amount you pay in transfer fees2 to transfer money to Afghanistan can depend on the exchange rate2 between EUR and AFN and your method of payment. You can check our prices on this online form.

    How long will it take for my money to get to Afghanistan?

    Depending on your chosen delivery method, money could be available for cash pickup in minutes2.

    Is it safe to transfer money to Afghanistan online?

    Money transfers to Afghanistan use our encrypted servers and extensive fraud prevention measures, so you can use Western Union’s money transfer service with confidence.

    Still have questions about sending money to Afghanistan?

    We’re here to help. Browse more FAQs, or get in touch with our excellent customer care team to find out more.

    1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For money transfers made by cell phone, the funds will be paid to the receiver’s mobile wallet account provider so they can then be credited to the account linked to the receiver’s cell phone number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS, account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form to learn more about restrictions.

    2Western Union makes money from currency exchange. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

    3 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.