It’s easy to send money to Ethiopia with Western Union. Whatever the occasion, you can send money quickly and reliably.
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Ways to send money to Ethiopia
Ways to receive money in Ethiopia
Send money to Ethiopia online with ease. Log in to your Western Union profile or register for free.Send money to Ethiopia
It’s simple to send money to Ethiopia on the move with the Western Union® app. Or start the money transfer on the app and finish up at an agent location.Get the app
Visit one of 59,0001 Western Union agent locations to send money to Ethiopia today.
Find your nearest agent location
For speedy2 money transfers, send money to Ethiopia for cash pickup at one of 7,1001 agent locations in Ethiopia. Whether your family are in Addis Ababa or Awassa, they could receive their funds in minutes2.
Find an agent location
Send money to Ethiopia directly to the mobile wallet linked to your receiver’s phone number. That way, your loved ones could spend the money using their phone mobile wallet.Find out more
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit3 or debit card
Save your receiver’s details so you can send again quickly.
Start online or via the Western Union® app and finish up in an agent location.
Track your transfer using your unique tracking number (MTCN).
Transfer money to Ethiopia for a cash pickup in minutes2 when you pay with a credit3/debit card or cash. Sending money via a bank account may take up to four business days4.Send a money transfer
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Register for Western Union and save your receiver’s details to make it even easier to send money again.Join Western Union
Use our price estimator tool to predict the cost of sending money to Ethiopia, including currency conversion and any transfer fees5.Get an estimate now
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It’s quick and simple to send money to Ethiopia with Western Union.
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You can send up to $5,000.00 to Ethiopia with Western Union for a cash pickup, or $2,500.00 for a money transfer to a mobile wallet.
It’s fast and simple to transfer money to Ethiopia. Follow these steps:
To send money to Ethiopia you need accurate information about your receiver, including their name, email address and contact information.
When sending money to a mobile wallet6, you’ll also need to include their address and details about their mobile wallet. You’ll need to supply their wallet service provider and wallet mobile number.
Follow this process to send money to Ethiopia in-store:
Calculate the predicted cost to send money to Ethiopia, including currency exchange and any associated money transfer fees5, using our price estimator.
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 Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds may be delayed or unavailable depending on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”). Additional restrictions may apply; see our terms and conditions for details.
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.
6 Additional charges, including SMS and account cash-out fees, may be applied to the Final Receiver’s mobile wallet account by the mobile network operator and/or wallet service provider.