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Ways to send money to Guatemala
Ways to receive money in Guatemala
If you’re wondering how to send money to Guatemala, then our easy-to-use app is a great place to start, whether you want to make a direct money transfer on the go or set up the details for an agent location payment.Download the money transfer app
When you need a quick way to send money, Guatemala can feel distant – but our more than 63,0001 agent locations in the US can help you transfer funds speedily.Find agent locations near you
We have more than 2,7001 agent locations in Guatemala, so there are plenty of places for your loved ones to collect their money. Whether the cash is for a bill payment in Quetzaltenango or property investment in Guatemala City, our money transfers are quick and convenient.Find agent locations in Guatemala
Send money to a loved one’s mobile phone online, to get financial support to them directly.Make a transfer
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit3 or debit card
Transfer money to friends or family for cash pickup in minutes4 from an agent location.
Track your money transfer for full transparency, so you can see when the money arrives.
Repeat money transfers are easy when you save key details.
Finding an agent location
With more than 63,0001 agent locations across the US, it’s easy to find one near you.Search our agent locations
Checking exchange rates
Get information on exchange rates in advance to see what the conversion is like between US dollars and Guatemalan quetzals.See exchange rates
Sending money to bank accounts
It’s quick to send money to a bank account registered in Guatemala from an agent location, including those with major Guatemalan and Central American banks.Send now
We have an international network that makes it easy to send money to Guatemala, as well as more than 200 other countries and territories.
Free to register
Registering is free, whether you do so online or through our app.
Range of payment options
When you send money to Guatemala with Western Union, it’s possible to pay by credit card3, debit card or bank transfer.
Commitment to security
Our technologies are powered with encryption, among other fraud prevention measures, for peace of mind as your money moves from the US to Guatemala.
We have in Guatemala. When you send money to an agent location, it’s easy to track the funds in our app.
Sending money to Guatemala on a regular basis? Plan ahead with scheduled payments, enabling you to transfer money weekly, monthly or at custom times.
It’s easy to register with Western Union – and, best of all, free.
The maximum amount of money you can send to Guatemala is USD 5,000. However, this depends on available funds in your account and various consumer protection protocols. Our limits are flexible, giving you the power to use various money transfer types – whether it’s a small sum to support your family with bills or a sum of several thousand dollars.
To send money to Guatemala online, follow these steps:
To register to send money digitally to Guatemala, you simply need a US driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID. You’ll also need to know the recipient’s key information, such as their address, city, department and phone number.
To send money to Guatemala in person, simply:
The cost of sending money to Guatemala can vary, though bank account to bank deposit tends to be the cheapest method. To get an idea of how much you might pay in transfer fees5, use our price estimator.
1 Agent locations count valid as of September 30, 2021.
2 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.
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 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 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. See the transfer form for restrictions.
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.