Register and get started with Western Union


Choose how you’ll send money from the United Arab Emirates


Create your profile

Start by creating your profile on

Make sure the information you provide matches your government-issued ID.

We are required to request the following information:

  • Full name
  • ID details
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Place of birth
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
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Verify your identity

Then choose how you want to get verified.

Get your identity verified online or in person at the nearest Alfardan Exchange branch.


Send money

You are ready to transfer money online.

Once your identity is verified, you can send money right away.

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Why send money with Western Union?

It’s quick

It takes just minutes1 for your money transfer to reach an agent location.

It’s convenient

With hundreds of thousands of locations2 around the world, it’s easy to find one near your receiver.

It’s reliable

We have over 145 years of experience in money transfers around the world.

It’s free for your receiver

Your receiver doesn’t need to pay any transfer fee to get the money.

Ready to send money?

How much can you send online?

With Western Union, you can send up to up to 34,500 QAR (9500 USD) per transfer.

Millions of international money transfers

Around the world

We’re in 200+ countries and territories


We’ve been moving money for over 145 years


We’ve served 150 million customers and counting

Ready to register?

Need help?

Visit our FAQs or just get in touch.
Our Customer Care team is ready to support you.

For questions about services (app and web), call at 44537777 or send an email to .

For other Western Union services, contact us at 00800101217.

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 Network data valid as of 30 June 2019.