• Receiver
  • Payment
  • Review
  • Receipt

Send Money


Count on Western Union when you need to send money fast. Your Receiver can pick up the money at any participating Agent location worldwide. Your money is generally availabile for pickup within minutes.*

How to send money at an Agent location.How to pick up moneyFrequently asked questions

* Funds generally available in minutes subject to terms and conditions of service, including Agent location hours and differences in time zones.

Restrictions and Special Notes

Sending from Peru

  • Send money transfers are subject to a 19% tax on charges.
  • Senders must present valid photo identification.

Receiving in Peru

  • Persons under 18 years old, or 16 in case of legal emancipation, must have some form of identification –(e.g. birth certificate or military card) and must be accompanied by a legal guardian with valid identification to receive money.
  • Payouts are subject to a 0.06% tax charge on principal.
  • Receivers must present valid photo identification.
  • Payee must present correct money transfer control number (MTCN).

General information

  • Most locations close for 1-2 hours during lunch.
  • Free Telephone Notification is available upon request.