Send money to UK

Send money to the UK

If you've got loved ones who've moved to the UK, it's only natural that you'll miss them.

But in the modern technological age, it couldn't be easier to stay in touch. You could keep it old-school and send each other letters, or you can text or email your loved ones to keep your relationships going across the miles.

And of course, at Western Union, you can use the power of digital money transfer to stay connected at all times, despite the distance between you.



Send money to the UK in minutes*

Sometimes, you'll need to get money to the UK fast. And that's not a problem with our money in minutes* service.

Log in - or sign up if you haven't already - to your Western Union account.

Select the UK as the destination for your money.

Select money in minutes*.

Type in the amount you want to send.

Enter your credit or debit card details - and that's it, we'll send your money to the UK for your loved one to collect at their nearest Western Union agent location in just a few minutes'* time.


It's worth noting that you can also access money in minutes* over the phone or in person at one of our agent locations, meaning you can send cash to the UK anytime, anywhere.



Send money to the UK to a bank account*

If there's no rush for your money to get to the UK or if you want to set up regular payments to help out a friend or relative while they're away from home, our direct-to-bank service is probably more suitable.

Log in to your Western Union account.

Let us know how much money you want to send.

Enter the international bank account details of your recipient.

Input your own credit or debit card details.


And that's it - simple. It should take just 1 to 2 business days for your money to get to the UK, but allow a little longer if your transfer is taking place at the weekend, in the evening or during a public holiday.



Customer identification

If you plan to send money regularly using, we will need to verify your identity. Afterwards, your send limit will increase to 35.000 NOK per transfer.

But if you only send money online occasionally, you can send up to 8.000 NOK within a 12-month period before we ask you to confirm your identity.

Sign up for an account today if you haven't already and start moving money around the world for better with Western Union.



* 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. Additional restrictions may apply. See online Terms & Conditions for details.