Send money to over 200 countries and territories across the world with Western Union online, in person or with our app.
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Make international money transfers on the go – anytime, from anywhere with just a few taps on our app.
Transfer money in person at more than 1500 Western Union agent locations1 in Portugal.
With Western Union, you can complete a wire transfer to bank accounts around the world and receive funds directly to them.
Transfer money for cash pickup at hundreds of thousands of Western Union® agent locations around the world. Simply find the nearest agent location to you to receive your money transfer.
If your receiver’s mobile phone operator works with Western Union, then they can receive international money transfers straight to their mobile phone2.
Send money directly to your receiver’s debit card where the service is available for easy and convenient spending.
It’s easy to register and start sending money reliably.
Easily track your transfer online and with our app using the MTCN.
Pay using your credit3/debit card, by bank transfer or cash at an agent location.
Western Union® agent location near your receiver.
Send money in minutes4 for fast cash pickup and easily track your money along the way.
Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union money transfers.
We move money from Portugal to over 200 countries and territories.
Make a money transfer on the go, anywhere, any time, and pay how you want.
Track your money transfer in real time, so you know exactly when it’s arrived, bringing you peace of mind.
Save receiver details to make repeat money transfers with ease.
Simply follow these steps to make an international money transfer online:
1. Register for a free Western Union online profile or log in if you have one set up already. Get started by clicking ‘Send money’.
2. Select the country where your loved one is based and enter the send amount.
3. Choose your loved one’s preferred receiving method – for example, bank account, cash or mobile wallet2.
4. Pick a payment method. Your options can include credit3/debit card, and bank transfer.
5. Enter any details we request about you and your receiver, then pay.
6. Follow your money with the tracking number (MTCN) we provide.
The exact information you’ll require to send money with Western Union depends on the country and money transfer method. For example, you’ll normally need the full name and address of your receiver to send money for cash pickup, while bank account transfers generally require the bank name and account number. Learn more about the requirements for each individual country we send money to.
You can send money abroad without a bank account by paying in cash at a Western Union agent location. Simply follow these steps:
1. Search for an agent location that is convenient with our finder tool.
2. Hand in your receiver’s information at the front desk. You’ll also generally require a valid government-issued ID and phone number.
3. Pay with cash.
4. Track your money transfer using the tracking number (MTCN) you’re provided with.
Money sent for cash pickup at an agent location can be available to your receiver in minutes4. International money transfers made to bank accounts can take longer to complete – potentially a few business days. Check our full list of destinations to see the typical bank account transfer times for each one.
Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.
1 Agent location count valid as of 31 December 2021.
2 Funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.
3 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.
4 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.