Send money to Russia starting at $4.99 fee* with Western Union.

Do you need a currency converter to send money overseas?

We can help provide estiamted exchange rates. Use this foreign currency converter to quickly find the estimated foreign exchange rate. It’s easy to convert dollars into foreign currencies.

With almost 500,000 agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, Western Union has you covered when you need to send money. We help people all over the world convert dollars into foreign currencies every day. Foreign exchange rates fluctuate daily and may vary each time you check.

When you send money online with Western Union, you get the knowledge and stability of a 160-year-old company. That’s experience you can trust.

Why choose Western Union?

Fast. Converted currency is available for pickup in minutes2 at agent locations around the world.

Easy. Send and receive money online, on mobile devices, in person, or to and from a bank account.

Good value. Our price calculator gives you the estimated foreign exchange rates and transfer fees1. Learn more about rates and fees.

  • What’s currency conversion?

    Currency conversion uses a foreign exchange rate to change an amount of money from one country's currency to another.

  • What’s a foreign exchange rate?

    The foreign exchange rate is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another. For example, 1 USD may be equal to 0.77 EUR. The foreign exchange rate is also commonly called the forex rate or FX rate.

  • Why should I pay attention to the exchange rate?

    It’s always good to know the exchange rate because it fluctuates. You’ll get a better value if you convert money when the dollar is stronger than the destination country’s currency. Use our price calculator to learn today's rate.

1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange.  When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates.  Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

2 Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers on or over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the select ion of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).