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Send money from Portugal around the world to a bank account or for cash pick up.

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    Cash pickup

    Money in minutes4 at hundreds of thousands of agent locations.

    Bank account

    Deposit money directly to a bank account.

    Mobile wallet3

    Transfer money for payout to a mobile wallet in selected countries.

    Debit card

    Choose direct to card transfers where the service is available.

    Here’s why millions of people send with us:

    Ease and convenience

    Send money internationally the way that’s convenient for you: online or with our app, using your credit3/debit card, bank transfer, or in person at an agent location, paying in cash.

    Committed to safety

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers. For added peace of mind, you can easily track your transfer online and with our app using the MTCN.

    Worldwide reach

    We move money from Portugal to over 200 countries and territories and have a large location network, so your receivers can easily pick up cash in minutes4 at a Western Union agent location near them.

    Free and quick registration

    Register today and create your free profile by filling out your details online or via the app. Then, start an international money transfer with Western Union.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I make an international money transfer online?

    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.

    What do I need to send money with Western Union?

    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.

    How can I send money abroad without a bank account?

    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.

    How long does an international money transfer take?

    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.

    Still have questions before you send money internationally?

    Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

    1 Western Union standard and new customer offer fees and rates are subject to change without notice. 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.

    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  If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.

    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.