Receiving money is easy

Western Union offers many convenient ways for you to receive money transfers. Ask your sender to choose what’s best for you!

Choose what’s convenient for you

You can receive money in minutes1 and in the way that suits your needs best.

Track your transfers for peace of mind

Know where your money is at all times by simply entering your transfer details and MTCN on our website.

How do I receive Money Transfers?

There are many convenient ways to get your money.
Simply choose your preferred method and follow the easy steps.

How to receive money at an agent location

With 300+ agent locations in Oman and 500,000+ agent locations3 around the world, you can always find one near you.

1. Choose an agent location. You can find your nearest one here.

2. Get your sender’s details. Know your sender’s name, the amount of money sent, and the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

3. Visit the agent location. Make sure to bring a government-issued photo ID.

4. Receive the money. The money is available right after your details are verified.

Receive money in your bank account

Western Union lets you receive money directly in your bank account.

How to receive money in your bank account in Oman

The Direct to bank service is currently unavailable in Oman.

How to receive money in your bank account overseas

Check our direct-to-bank country information to know if this service is available in your country, as well as the details you need to provide.

When you’re travelling overseas, you can receive money on the go through your mobile wallet. Check our list of destination countries to know if this service is available in your chosen location.

How to receive money in your mobile wallet

Receiving money in your mobile wallet4 is virtually as easy as having money sent directly to your pocket.

1.Provide your details. Let your sender know your name and mobile number.

2.Receive the money. You will receive an SMS notification once the money is in your mobile wallet. You can even track your transfer for your convenience.

Need some help?

Visit our FAQ section or contact us through our customer help line

1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Send Form for details.

2 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to account number you provide. The receiver’s account must be a local currency pay-out account.

3 Network data as of 31 December 2017.

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