With so many ways to send money to India, it’s easy to take care of those who mean the most to you with Western Union®.
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Ways to send money to India
Ways to receive money in India
Make an in-person money transfer to India from a Western Union agent location near you. We have more than 59,000 in the US.Find an agent location
Log in or register your online profile for free to transfer money to India from the comfort of your home.Send now
It’s easy to send money to your nearest and dearest in India with the Western Union® app. You can even start a transfer on your device and pay at an agent location.Learn more
Transfer up to $50,000 directly to a bank account with a money transfer to India from the USA. Make transfers to State Bank of India, HDFC, ICICI and more.Find out more
Whether touring the Taj Mahal or living in Old Delhi, your loved ones can pick up cash at more than 111,000 agent locations1 in India.Find Indian agent locations
Learn how to send money to India directly to a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) ID. You don’t even need bank account information.Explore your options
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2 or debit card
Complete a remit to India on the move, at a time that works for you.
Save loved ones’ information to speed up your next money transfer.
Follow the progress of your money transfer in real time.
Sending money to bank accounts
With Western Union, you can transfer money to India to nearly 200 banks. They include State Bank of India, ICICI Bank Limited, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Punjab National Bank and Bank Baroda.Send now
Have your receiver’s details ready
You’ll only need your receiver’s account number3 , Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) and a purpose of transfer when sending money to India by bank transfer.Learn more
Quick repeat transfers
Regularly making money transfers to India? Save relatives’ details for speedy repeat transfers.Log in now
Pick the way that’s most helpful to you and your loved ones. Make an online money transfer to India, send with our app or pay at an agent location.
We don’t just serve India – you can transfer money to more than 200 other countries and territories1 from the US.
Encryption and fraud prevention are a big focus of ours, helping protect your money transfers.
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It’s straightforward to transfer money from the US to India – just register for a free profile to get started.
Confirm your money transfer using a bank account, credit2 or debit card, or cash.
Simply use our app or website to track your money transfer over to India.
With more than 111,0001 Indian agent locations, your receiver can pick up cash close to home.
You can send up to $50,000 directly to an Indian bank account from your US account. You can make a money transfer to India banks including State Bank of India, HDFC and ICICI.
You can use our price estimator tool to work out the cost of sending a large or small amount of money to India. This provides information on things like transfer fees5.
To make an online money transfer to India, just follow these steps:
You’ll need a US driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID to register online with Western Union®. When sending money to India, your receiver’s account number, IFSC code and the purpose of the transfer are required. We might also ask for additional information about your source of funds and occupation, depending on the amount of money you would like to send, when making a ‘large amount’ money transfer.
To transfer money to India from a US agent location, simply:
Transferring money to an Indian ICICI bank account is quick and easy. Simply follow these steps:
Confirm your money transfer. We’ll provide a tracking number (MTCN) for you to keep for your records.
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1 Network data as of June 30, 2021.
2 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.
3 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.)
4 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. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotions l discounts that cannot be combined with My WU® fee reductions.
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.