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Send money to Jamaica

With Western Union, you can send money to Jamaica for cash pickup using our website and app, or deposit directly into accounts at major banks. Please note: Loved ones in Jamaica need valid IDs to receive Western Union money transfers.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Transfer money any time you need to with Western Union. There are convenient ways to send money to Jamaica from the USA.

    Whether you’re in Kingston or Montego Bay, there are multiple ways to receive money from the US in Jamaica.

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit card2 or debit card

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    Send money to Jamaica in a few taps with our app

    Log in quickly with Touch ID anytime, anywhere.

    Make repeat money transfers to Jamaica with ‘Quick Resend’.

    Start your transfer on the app and pay at an agent location.

    Scan the QR code to download the WU app.

    Rating as of September 15, 2020.

    More information on how to send money to Jamaica from the US

    Have your receiver’s details ready

    To transfer money to bank accounts in Jamaica, you’ll need your receiver’s mobile number, bank name, branch name, and bank account number.

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    Quick repeat transfers

    If you save your loved one’s details in the app, you’ll be able to complete quick transfers as many times as you like, without needing to tap in bank information repeatedly.

    Send money through the app

    Send money to Jamaica on the go with the Western Union® app. Log in quickly with Touch ID anytime, then either handle everything in the app or finish your transfer at an agent location.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Pay the way you like

    You’ve got the choice of sending money to Jamaica however you like. Visit an agent location in person, download the Western Union® app or transfer online.

    Confident money transfers

    We are committed to protecting your money with our encryption and fraud prevention efforts. Register for free online and start your money transfer in confidence.

    Convenient agent locations

    Money can be picked up at more than 200 agent locations across Jamaica, and there are more than 61,0001 across the US.

    Sign up to send money to Jamaica today

    Quick and easy

    Register for free and you’ll be able to transfer money to Jamaica speedily using our easy-to-use app or website.

    Track your transfer

    Use our helpful tracking tool to easily track your transfer in real time.

    Save time by scheduling transfers

    Choose the day you’d like to send money to Jamaica and schedule your transfer in advance.

    Save receivers’ details

    No need to enter the same details twice. Save your receivers’ information to enable ‘Quick Resend’ transfers.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much money can I send to Jamaica?

    The USD equivalent of 955,000 Jamaican Dollars can be sent from the U.S. to a receiver’s bank account, while the cash pay-out send limit is $5,000 USD.

    How do I send money online to Jamaica?
    1. Log in or register for a free profile with Western Union. Then just click ‘Send now’ to begin the transfer process.
    2. Choose Jamaica as your destination and enter the amount you want to send. You’ll then see our typical transfer times.
    3. Click on ‘Bank account’ to enter the account details of the person you want to receive the money. Simply select their account if you’ve sent them money before.
    4. Pay for your money transfer to Jamaica with a credit card2, debit card or your bank account.
    5. Finally, you’ll receive a confirmation email containing a tracking number (MTCN). This tracks your payment, and you can share it with the recipient in Jamaica too.
    What do I need to send money online to Jamaica?

    You’ll need a US driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID to register with us online. To send money to Jamaica, you’ll also require the recipient’s bank account number and branch name plus their address, city, state and mobile phone number.

    How do I send money to Jamaica from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Search online for your nearest agent location.
    2. Take a valid government-issued ID or phone number to the counter, plus the bank and account details of the recipient you’re sending money to in Jamaica.
    3. Use a US bank-issued debit card or cash to pay for your money transfer.
    4. Check your receipt for a tracking number (MTCN), which helps you and your recipient track the transfer.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Jamaica?

    Transfer fees3 and exchange rates may vary based on the method used to pay, the payout method, and the send and receive locations. The best way to determine the cost of your money transfer to Jamaica is to use our price estimator tool.

    My receiver’s ID card is expired. Can they receive Western Union® money transfers?

    Receivers in Jamaica with expired voter ID cards can no longer receive Western Union® money transfers. Please make sure their IDs are valid.

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    1 Network data as of September 30, 2021.

    2 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.

    3 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.