A fast and reliable money transfer app at your fingertips, 24/7


Send money, track money transfers, pay bills, review exchange rates and find agent locations – all on the go with the Western Union® money transfer app. Transfer money internationally with our app to support loved ones in South America, Europe, Asia and beyond.


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Send your money with confidence thanks to our encrypted money transfers

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Millions of people around the world choose to send money with Western Union

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Send money from your smartphone with our money transfer app

Simple card scanning

Quickly make a money transfer on your mobile phone by setting up card payments. Avoid mistakes by simply scanning your credit2 or debit card using the camera on your device.


Easily view exchange rates

View the latest international exchange rates in an instant using the widget on our mobile money transfer app. See how the US dollar compares to other currencies on the move.

Quickly repeat transfers

Save your receiver’s details to your resend list and make repeat international money transfers fast through the app.

Pay bills on the go

From your car payment to a mortgage, pay bills anytime, anywhere with our money transfer app.

Added reliability and peace of mind

Touch ID enabled

Easily send money with our app in seconds using one-touch fingerprint login.

Transfer tracking

See the status of your money transfer on our app with your unique tracking number (MTCN).

Protected payments

We are PCI DSS compliant and committed to keeping your data and payments secure.

Encrypted transfers

We use encryption to help protect your domestic and international money transfers.

Easy to send, simple to receive

Use the Western Union® app to send money and choose how your receiver will get the funds.

Send money on the app, available for pickup in minutes

Save details of family and friends to make repeat money transfers easier.

Track your transfer from Minneapolis to Mali and get notified when it’s done.

Start a money transfer on the app and pay later in cash at an agent location.

Rating as of December 2021

Pay the way that works for you

Directly from your bank account
Via Apple Pay® in our app
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2/debit card

Reasons to choose Western Union

Start on the money transfer app, pay in cash

Save time at the counter by starting your money transfer on our app and paying in cash at a participating agent location. Visit one of more than 61,0004 across the US.

Commitment to security

Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union® transfers.

We’re international

It’s simple to send money internationally with the app. We move money to more than 200 countries and territories.

Frequently asked questions about the Western Union® app

How do I get the mobile money transfer app?

You can download the Western Union® app from the Apple App Store for iOS. Alternatively, our money transfer app is available for Android devices from Google Play.

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How do I send money with the Western Union® money transfer app?

Just follow these easy steps to send money with our app:

  1. If you already have the Western Union® money transfer app, log in with Touch ID or your credentials. If you don’t have our app yet, simply download it on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. New users can follow the steps to register a profile with your email address. You can verify your profile using your driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID.
  2. Start to transfer money with the app by entering the destination country and the amount you want to send.
  3. Choose the payout method that works for you – direct to a bank account, for cash pickup or to a mobile wallet3, based on your receiver’s country. Enter your receiver’s details.
  4. Pay for your money transfer via credit2/debit card or with your bank account.
  5. We’ll provide a tracking number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver to track the funds. If sending to a mobile wallet3, you and your receiver will get a confirmation alert via text notification when the money is delivered.
What information do I need to provide to send money using the Western Union® money transfer app?

New customers can register on our mobile money transfer app in just a few minutes. You’ll need to verify your email address for security purposes, and provide at least one of the following types of US government-issued identification:

  • Driver’s license
  • Passport
  • Photo ID

You’ll also require key details about your receiver to make a money transfer. These can include their name and address, and bank account information.

Can I pay in cash even if I use the Western Union® app to send money?

Yes, you can save time at the counter by starting your domestic or international money transfer on our app or online and paying in cash at a participating  agent location. When you begin a money transfer on the app, you’ll be given the option to pay in cash at an agent location.

Are money transfer apps safe?

We’re committed to keeping the data you provide through our money transfer app secure. We use a variety of techniques to help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, including SSL technology.

You can learn more in our Privacy Policy.

Can I send money internationally on the app?

Yes, you can send money to friends and family overseas or at home via our app. Making an international money transfer through the app is as easy as selecting the country where your receiver is based.

Still have questions?

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

Relied on by customers around the world

Here at Western Union, it’s our goal to connect friends and families across borders and oceans. Send funds with peace of mind through our user-friendly international money transfer app – to billions of bank accounts, mobile wallets3 or for cash collection. If you want to transfer money another way, simply register for a free online profile or head to your nearest Western Union agent location.

Encryption helps protect each money transfer

We are committed to keeping your data secure

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2 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.

3 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.

4 Network data as of September 30, 2021.