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

Send money, track transfers, pay bills, review exchange rates and find agent locations—all on the go with the Western Union® app.

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Send money from your smartphone with our money transfer app

Track your transfer

Easily track your transfer on our app using your tracking number (MTCN) and get notified when your recipient collects the funds.

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Simple card scanning

Quickly set up your card payment and avoid mistakes by simply scanning your credit or debit card using the camera on your device.

Easily view exchange rates

View exchange rates in an instant using the app widget.

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Quickly repeat transfers

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

Pay bills on the go

From your car payment to mortgage, pay bills anytime, anywhere with our mobile app.

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Added security and peace of mind

Added security and peace of mind

Touch ID enabled

Get started in seconds with one-touch fingerprint login.

Protected payments

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

Transfer tracking

See the status of your money transfers on our app with the MTCN.

Encrypted transfers

We use encryption to help protect your money transfers.

Easy to send, simple to receive

With the Western Union® app for mobile money transfers, you can choose how your recipient will receive the funds.

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 credit/debit card1

Reasons to choose Western Union

Start in 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.

Commitment to security

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

We’re international

We move money from the U.S. to over 200 countries and territories.

Get rewarded with the My WU® program

Collect points3 anytime you send money and get discounts off transfer fees4 with special offers exclusively for members.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Western Union® app

How do I get the mobile app?

You can download the Western Union® app from the Apple App store for iOS or from Google Play for Android devices.

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

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

1. If you already have the Western Union® 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 a transfer by entering the destination country and the amount you’d like to send. Choose the payout method that works for you: directly to a bank account, for cash pickup or to a mobile wallet2 based on your receiver’s country. Enter your receiver’s details.
3. Pay for your money transfer via credit/debit card1 or with your bank account.
4. We’ll provide the tracking number for your transaction (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver to track the funds. If sending to a mobile wallet, 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® app?
New customers can register on the app in just a few minutes. You will need to verify your email address for security purposes, and you will need at least one of the following types of U.S. government-issued identification:
• Driver’s license
• Passport
• Photo ID
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 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 will be provided the option to pay in cash at an agent location.

Are money transfer apps safe?

We’re committed to keeping your data secure. We use a variety of techniques to protect the confidentiality of your personal information, including SSL technology.

You can learn more in our Privacy Policy.

Still have questions?

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

Money transfers at your fingertips with the Western Union® app

Send money quickly or start a transfer and pay in-store.
Track your money transfer in real time.
Send again quickly to friends and family.
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4.4/5

Rating as of 11 September 2020.

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1 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.

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 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, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotions l discounts that cannot be combined with My W® fee reductions.

4 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.