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    Send and receive money from our network in El Salvador



    For 150 years, Western Union has been a leading global provider of fast and easy money transfers. Use our extensive network of payment service providers in El Salvador for seamless transactions. Whether to banks, wallets or debit cards, enjoy reliable payouts. Experience the convenience and reliability of Western Union today. Start sending money with confidence today.


    Transfer money with us and enjoy a reliable service and all the other benefits we offer.

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details
    Cash at an agent location
    With a credit5 or debit card

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    Send money to El Salvador in a few taps with our app

    From the mall to your local coffee shop, send money to El Salvador from virtually anywhere.

    Benefit from our real-time tracking service.

    Save important details for smooth repeat transfers.

    Rating as of February 14, 2022

    More information on how to send money to El Salvador from the US

    Reliable bank account2 transfers

    Send up to $5,000 to relatives in El Salvador who bank with Banco Agricola. Double-check you enter your receiver’s details correctly.

    Check what you need

    Get accurate cost estimates

    Use our app and online tools to research exchange rates and transfer fees6 with no obligation to send money to El Salvador.

    Estimate your costs

    Save time on repeat transfers

    Reduce admin time by storing some of your receiver’s important information – especially useful when making regular remittances back home.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Convenient agent locations

    From the east coast to California, there’s an agent location near you for in-person cash payments and support.

    Decades of experience

    We’ve seen plenty of change in our time, with Western Union’s roots stretching back more than 170 years.

    Internationally focused

    Send money to a huge range of countries, as well as El Salvador. See the full list of destinations.

    Committed to security

    Encryption and fraud prevention measures help us keep an eye on your money.

    Sign up to send money to El Salvador today

    Get started with ease

    Follow the clear steps to register an online profile with us.

    Check on progress

    Track your money transfer as it heads towards Central America.

    Arrange money transfers in advance

    Schedule when your money moves to El Salvador for maximum convenience.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to El Salvador ?

    You can usually send up to $5,000 to a bank account2 or agent location in El Salvador from your online profile. A limit of $2,500 applies to mobile wallet4 transfers. If you plan to send money to El Salvador from an agent location in cash, it’s worth calling ahead to check the transfer limit.

    How do I send money to El Salvador online?

    Learn how to send money to El Salvador with these steps:

    1. Register for a free Western Union profile or log in. Click on the ‘Send now’ button.
    2. Type in the amount to send and set El Salvador as the destination. You’ll then see estimated delivery times – for example, 0-8 business days for a transfer between bank accounts.
    3. Choose a receiving method – cash pickup, bank account2 or mobile wallet4.
    4. Select a sending method – credit card5, debit card or bank account2.
    5. Enter any information requested about your receiver, plus your payment details.
    6. Follow your money with the tracking number (MTCN) included on your email receipt.
    What do I need to send money to El Salvador online ?

    First, you’ll need a passport, US driver’s license or government-issued ID to create an online Western Union profile.

    When sending money to a bank account2 you need your receiver’s bank name and account number, plus their name and address.

    For a cash pickup, you need their name and address as they appear on their official ID.

    A mobile number and service provider (Tigo Money) are also required for mobile wallet4 transfers.

    How do I send money to El Salvador from a Western Union agent location?

    Here’s how to send money to El Salvador with us in person:

    1. Find a convenient US agent location using our online tool.
    2. Show your loved one’s bank, account and any other requested information at the counter. Provide us with a valid government-issued ID, phone number or My WUSM number too.
    3. Use cash or a US bank-issued debit card to pay for the transfer.
    4. Check the unique tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt and share with your receiver to follow your money.

    To start a money transfer online and pay at an agent location:

    1. Set up your transfer online and lock in the exchange rate and transfer fee6.
    2. Head to a participating agent location within 12 hours.
    3. Show your official photo ID and pay with cash.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to El Salvador?

    Our price estimator tool provides an easy way to work out any costs. All the different sending and receiving options are listed, along with exchange rates, transfer fees6 and estimated delivery times.

    1 Network data as of September 30, 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 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.

    5 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.

    6 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.

    7 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.