Want to support a relative, friend or send a gift to the Caribbean? Discover how to send money to the Dominican Republic online, using the Western Union app, or from an agent location.
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Ways to send money to the Dominican Republic
Ways to receive money in the Dominican Republic
Whether covering emergency costs or sending money as a gift, use our app to support loved ones on the go. Or start a transfer and finish it in-store to save time.Download our money transfer app
It’s easy to send money to the Dominican Republic online for cash pickup in minutes1.Explore your options
Send money to Vimenca users across the Dominican Republic in person from a US agent location.Find an agent location
Cash pickup is available within minutes1 from more than 300 Dominican Republic agent locations2. Give your receiver the option to collect their money in dollars or pesos.Search our agent locations
Arrange for friends and family to conveniently pick up their money from a Vimenca location.Find a Vimenca location
Pay with cash
Credit card3, debit card or Apple Pay
Work out transfer fees and exchange rates between the dollar and peso
Track your transfer to the Dominican Republic from almost anywhere
Simplify your money transfer with Touch ID and ‘Quick Resend’
Plenty of pickup options
Whether they’re based in Santo Domingo, Punta Cana or elsewhere, your loved ones can collect their money from more than 300 agent locations2 in the Dominican Republic.See Dominican Republic locations
Take advantage of our app
The Western Union app keeps all the essential details at your fingertips – ideal for those sending money to the Dominican Republic regularly.
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Choose your currency
Would your family and friends benefit more from dollars or Dominican pesos? You can transfer either currency to the Dominican Republic with Western Union.
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Services you can rely on
We’re committed to security and the fight against fraud, protecting your money when you transfer funds to those who matter most in the Dominican Republic.
Real-time exchange rates
Check exchange rates from dollars to Dominican pesos using our website or app before you send money to the Dominican Republic.
Sending and receiving money is straightforward. Choose from hundreds of agent locations in the Dominican Republic and more than 59,000 across the US2.
A range of payment methods
Cash, debit or credit card3, or bank account? The choice is yours when paying for a money transfer to the Dominican Republic.
Register your free profile, verify your details, and you’re ready to send money to the Dominican Republic online.
Use your tracking number and share with your receiver to follow a transfer all the way to their wallet.
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It takes a few easy steps to send money to the Dominican Republic online:
You’ll need to enter your receiver’s personal information, as it appears on their government-issued ID, when sending money for cash pickup in the Dominican Republic. Anyone who transfers money with us also needs to be 18 or older.
It’s straightforward to send money to the Dominican Republic near where you live:
Your family and friends may be able to pick up their money from a Dominican Republic agent location when sending for cash pick-up in minutes1, thanks to real-time sending. Delivery times can be affected by the method you choose to send money and agent location hours.
It’s a national service provided by our payer partner, Vimenca, to deliver the payment of money transfers directly to the receiver’s location in Dominican Republic.
This is a receiver only action, meaning that only the receivers in Dominican Republic can request this service. We want to inform the US agents about this service so they are aware of it and can remind their consumers when sending money that their loved ones can request this service in DR.
The receiver can request this service at Vimenca’s direct line (809) 532-7382, via WhatsApp, via Telegram, or via the Client Service Center until 10pm local time.
The receiver will need to provide the following information:
For more information on how to request visit: https://vimencawu.com.do/sobre-nosotros/1
It takes 2 to 3 hours for the receiver to receive their money in DR any day of the week Monday to Sunday if the request was placed before 4pm. If the request is placed after 4pm local time, then the receiver will receive their money the next day.
This service is free of charge for the receiver.
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1 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. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.
2 Agent locations count valid as of June 30th, 2021.
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.