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Send money to the US from Australia online and your funds can reach your friends and family in minutes3 with cash pickup.

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There’s no need for your receiver to wait and collect their cash in person. You can also make a money transfer directly to their bank account at times when they need it most.

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Each money transfer you make is supported with encryption and we actively take steps to prevent fraud.

A range of options

With more than 2002 countries and territories in the Western Union network, you can rest assured your funds will reach your loved ones almost anywhere.

International reach

We operate in more than 200 countries and territories, so you can easily send money from Australia to friends and family based almost anywhere.

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Keep track of everything

With our online tracking tool, you and your receiver can follow your money transfer from Australia to the US in real time.

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Western Union makes it easy to schedule money transfers in advance, so there’s no need to worry about missing a birthday or graduation.

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When you register for a free Western Union profile, you can save your receivers’ details, so there’s no need to enter them all over again.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to the US from Australia?

You can send up to 50,000 AUD from Australia to the US when transferring funds between bank accounts. The limit is 5,000 AUD when sending for cash pickup.

How do I send money online to the US from Australia?
  1. To send money online to the US from Australia, you need to register or log in to your free Western Union profile.
  2. Click ‘Send now’ and choose the US as your destination.
  3. Enter the amount you’d like to transfer (up to 50,000 AUD) and choose ‘Cash’ or ‘Bank account’ as the receive method.
  4. Pay by credit4 card, debit card or instant bank transfer.
  5. Wait for your confirmation email and share your unique tracking number (MTCN) with your receiver.
What do I need to send money online to the US from Australia?

When sending money to the US, you may need:

  • Your full name and address
  • Your receiver’s full name and address
  • A valid form of government-issued ID

If you’re sending money from a bank account, you will need to have your receiver’s details ready to go and make sure that your Western Union profile name matches your bank account. We can’t accept payments from business bank accounts.

 

How do I send money to the US from a Western Union agent location?

You can use our price estimator to find out how much it might cost to send money to the US, access information about transfer fees5 and estimated delivery times, and view the exchange rate from AUD to USD.

How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to the US from Australia?

You can use our price estimator to find out how much it might cost to send money to the US, access information about transfer fees5 and estimated delivery times, and view the exchange rate from AUD to USD.

1 Network data as of December 31, 2021.

2 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.)

3 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to the receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to the account tied to the receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.

4 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.

5 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.