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Send money from Vietnam to the US

It’s easy to send money from Vietnam to the US with Western Union. Start transferring money today – and reach your family from Hanoi to Houston.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

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    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit3 or debit card

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    More information on how to send money to the US from Vietnam

    Sending money to bank accounts

    It’s easy to send money directly to the bank account of your friends or family. Western Union serve all the major banks in the US.

    Transfer money to bank accounts

    Send money quickly

    With our fast and reliable service, your loved ones in the US can pick up their cash in minutes2.

    Send for a cash pickup

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Convenient agent locations

    With more than 9,9001 agent locations across Vietnam, it’s always easy to make a money transfer.

    Peace of mind

    We encrypt all our money transfers so you can feel confident sending money around the world.

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    It’s easy and simple to register for Western Union and start sending money today.

    Convenient locations

    Western Union serve over 2001 countries and territories around the world – so you can reach your loved ones wherever they are.

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    Track your transfer

    Use the unique tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt to track your transfer.

    My WUSM program

    Earn points on your money transfer to the US and enjoy money off future transfer fees1 when you join My WUSM.

    Schedule transfers

    Plan your money transfers ahead of time. Never miss an important bill payment and get organised with your finances.

    Frequently asked questions

    How can I send money to the US from Vietnam?

    It’s easy to send money from Vietnam to the US with Western Union. Follow these steps to get started:

    1. Search online for your nearest agent location.
    2. Head to the counter and complete the ‘send money’ form. You will need to show proof of identification in the form of a government-issued ID, your My WUSM number or phone number.
    3. If you are sending money to a bank account, you will need to include your receiver’s bank information on the ‘send money’ form.
    4. Give the agent your completed ‘send money’ form and pay for the money transfer in cash (including any additional fees4).
    5. Keep hold of your receipt with the unique tracking number (MTCN). You can share this with your receiver so that you can both track your money transfer.


    What do I need to send money to the US from Vietnam?

    To send money to the US from Vietnam you will need their full name (as it appears on their ID) and address. You may need to provide proof of your source of funds – this may include a bank statement or pay slip.

    To transfer money to a bank account in the US, you will need to provide your receiver’s bank account details. You will be asked to supply their:

    • City and State
    • Bank Account number.
    How long does it take to send money to the US from Vietnam?

    The time it takes for your funds to arrive with your loved ones in the US depends on the payment and receiving method chosen. If you are sending money for a cash pickup, your family could receive your money in minutes2.

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

    Head down to an agent location in Vietnam to get a handle on the VND to USD exchange rate and any transfer fees4.

    1 Network data as of December 31, 2021.

    2 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.

    3 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.

    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.