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Send money to the Dominican Republic

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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    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.

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    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.

    Convenient transfers

    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.

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    Start a transfer in minutes

    Register your free profile, verify your details, and you’re ready to send money to the Dominican Republic online.

    Track your progress

    Use your tracking number and share with your receiver to follow a transfer all the way to their wallet.

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    Spend less of your precious time on admin by saving key information to make payments to the same people fast.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money online to the Dominican Republic?

    It takes a few easy steps to send money to the Dominican Republic online:

    1. Visit westernunion.com and click on the ‘Send money’ button.
    2. When asked where you want to send money, select the Dominican Republic as the ‘Send to’ country.
    3. Choose how you want to pay, and the receiving method.
    4. Enter your receiver’s details.
    5. Review all the information to make sure they’re correct.
    6. Complete your money transfer to the Dominican Republic.
    What do I need to send money online to the Dominican Republic?

    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.

    How do I send money to the Dominican Republic from a Western Union agent location near me?

    It’s straightforward to send money to the Dominican Republic near where you live:

    1. Use our online tool to find an agent location that’s close by.
    2. Take a valid government-issued ID to the counter, your My WU® number, or a phone number. Don’t forget to bring the bank and account details for the person in the Dominican Republic who you want to send money to.
    3. Confirm all the details and pay for your money transfer to the Dominican Republic using a US bank-issued card or physical cash.
    4. Take your receipt from the staff member and check it for a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). You can follow your money on our website with this number.
    How long will it take for money to reach the Dominican Republic from the US?

    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.

    What is Home Delivery?

    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.

    How can the receiver request this Home Delivery service?

    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:

    • ID/Passport
    • MTCN
    • Phone
    • Money transfer origin country
    • Expected value
    • Address to receive the money transfer
    • “Plantilla de cumplimiento”

    For more information on how to request visit: https://vimencawu.com.do/sobre-nosotros/1

    How long does it take for the receiver to receive their money?

    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.

    What is the cost of the Home Delivery service?

    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.