Send money to the Philippines from New Zealand

With Western Union you can transfer up to 5,000 NZD to bank accounts in the Philippines. Most money transfers arrive in minutes3.

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    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

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    How to send money to bank accounts in the Philippines?

    To transfer money to bank accounts you will need to provide us the following information:

    • Your receiver’s bank account number.
    • Purpose of money transfer.
    • Your receiver’s address and mobile number.

    Choose how you want to send money transfers to the Philippines

    Western Union helps reduce the distance between you and your loved ones by offering you various fast and reliable ways to send money to them. Our money transfers reach your receiver in minutes3, whether you send money to their bank accounts in the Philippines or to their nearest Western Union agent location where they can pick up cash.

    Our money transfer fees1 start from 4NZD for money transfers to a bank account, to mobile wallets or for cash pick up. Our money transfer fee is 1.90 NZD1  when you pay from your bank account using POLi.

    Pay the way that works for you

    Online via POLi with your bank account

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

    With your credit or debit card

    In cash at an agent location

    Money transfer made easy with the Western Union® app

    Our app takes care of your remittance needs on the go. Download the app to send money 24/7 with just a few taps on your mobile.

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    Save your receiver’s details for faster repeat transfers.

    Sync your phone contacts to fill out details quickly.

    Check our fees and exchange rates1.

    See the status of your transfer at a glance.

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    Want to check Western Union fees before you send money to the Philippines from New Zealand?

    First, it’s totally safe to check the exchange rates and transfer fees of your transfer upfront. With Western Union you can get an estimate for a money transfer to the Philippines for free anytime. No obligation to send money later is required. All you’ll need to do is to fill out the following information:

    1. Select Philippines as the country you want to transfer money to from New Zealand.

    2. Enter the amount you want to send in NZD to check how much in PHP will be received.

    3. Choose how your receiver will get the money. They can receive it to their bank account, for a cash pickup or to participating mobile wallets.

    4. Choose how you’ll pay for the money transfer. You can pay with your credit card, using your internet bank by POLi, or on our app.

    5. Mix and match options to see which is the best money transfer method for you.


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    1 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.

    2 Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2019.

    3 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 terms for details.

    4 Additional charges, including SMS and account cash-out fees, may be applied to the receiver’s mobile wallet account by the mobile network operator and/or wallet service provider.