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Send money 24/7
around the world

Whether you need to transfer money to friends down the street or family across the globe, Western Union gets your funds there quickly and reliably.

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Why choose Western Union
for domestic or international money transfers?

Whether you need to send money for special occasions or emergency aid to friends or loved ones, Western Union gets your cash there, quickly and reliably. Best of all, you choose how to send money. The Western Union® app lets you transfer funds on the go, using a credit2 or debit card, directly from your bank account, or via Apple Pay. If you want to pay cash, stop in at one of many agent locations in the U.S.

Money in minutes1

Send by debit card for fast cash pick up at an agent location

Worldwide reach

Send money to more than 500,000 agent locations in over 200 countries and territories.

Choice and convenience

Transfer directly to a participating bank account or for cash pick up.


Send money on the go with the Western Union® app

With Western Union, you can send money domestically, pay bills, check exchange rates*, track a transfer, make an international money transfer, and more – right from your smart phone. The power to send money around the world is yours. To get started, download the Western Union® app.

How does a Western Union® money transfer work?

How does it work? Reliably, quickly, and with all the tools you need to track your transfer and even repeat payments as desired. Choose:

Step 1

Tell us where you want to send money

Step 2

Choose how you want to pay

Step 3

Tell us who is receiving the money

It’s that simple. Next, track your transfer for all of your Western Union® money transfers online or through the Western Union® app.

What can you do with Western Union?

Send money

With Western Union you can send money for payout in 130 different currencies to more than 200 countries and territories in minutes*. The world is yours.


Track a transfer

Whether you sent money or paid a bill, the status of your transfer is only a few clicks away.


Find a location

With more than 500,000 agent locations around the world, we’re easy to find and happy to help your receiver pick up their cash.


Pay bills

The money is on its way! Paying bills is fast and easy.


Get rewarded with My WU® Membership

Earn reward points*** every time you make a qualifying Western Union® transaction.

With the My WU® Membership program, you’ll earn points when you send qualifying transfers and bill payments. You can redeem these points for benefits like fee reductions* and more. Sign up** and start enjoying the rewards today!

Explore My WU rewards

1. Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection 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").
*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. Fees and rates subject to change without notice. Transfer fee reductions apply only to the Western Union® transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer® or Quick Collect® transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, money transfers via social/chat applications or transfers that are set up through the Western Union app and paid for at participating agent locations. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU® transfer fee reductions.
**Joining the My WU program is optional. Joining requires e-mail and a mobile number. By joining, you authorize us to send an automated text message to your mobile number with program materials and request consent to send future promotional texts. Consent not required for purchase and may be revoked at any time. Msg & Data Rates Apply. Reply STOP to stop, HELP for help.
***Earn 1 point for every $1 in qualifying transfer fees spent on a single transaction.