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More ways to stay connected to loved ones in Mexico


Pay for prepaid mobile phone minutes

An alternative way of sending money to Mexico is to buy prepaid minutes for your family members through Telcel, Movistar and AT&T

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Pay bills in Mexico from the U.S.

Use our app, website or agents to pay billers in Mexico, including CFE, Telmex, Telcel and more.

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Send money to major banks quickly

Do your family and friends have accounts with Banorte, Banco Azteca or Bancoppel? Transfer money to these Mexico banks directly.

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Reasons to choose Western Union®

Ease and convenience

Find out how to send money to Mexico in a way that’s convenient for you: online, through our app, or in person.

Commitment to security

Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts provide peace of mind by protecting every money transfer to Mexico you make.

We’re international

Send money beyond Mexico thanks to our international network. We serve more than 200 countries and territories.

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Quick and easy sign-up

Instantly start sending money to Mexico with our simple  sign-up process for free.

Schedule transfers

Plan ahead and schedule regular transfers to family, so you don’t miss a thing.

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Save your family and friend’s details and send money quickly and easily.

Frequently Asked Questions about sending money to Mexico from the U.S.

How much money can I send to Mexico?

The maximum amount when sending money to Mexico and receiving in cash  is $7,499 and $2,750 for receiving in a bank account– or the equivalent in Mexican pesos – by person, transaction or day. The maximum sum that can be paid in cash may vary and depends on the Western Union agent location. Contact a location to check the amount of money you can send to Mexico.

How do I send money to Mexico online?

To start sending money to Mexico online:

  1. Log in or register for a free profile with Western Union. Then just click ‘Send now’ to begin the transfer process.
  2. Choose Mexico as your destination and enter the amount you want to send. You’ll then see our typical transaction times.
  3. Click on ‘Bank account’ to enter the account details5 of who you want to receive the money. Simply select their account if you’ve sent them money before.
  4. Pay for your money transfer to Mexico with a credit2 or debit card.
  5. Finally, you’ll receive a confirmation email containing a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). This tracks your payment, and you can share it with the recipient in Mexico.
What do I need to send money online to Mexico?

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

How do I send money to Mexico 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 person you’re sending money to in Mexico.
  3. Use a U.S. bank-issued debit card or cash to pay for your money transfer to Mexico.
  4. Check your receipt for a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), which helps you and your recipient track the transfer.
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Mexico?

Learn about our transfer our transfer fees6, transfer limits and exchange rates before sending money to Mexico with our price estimator.

How can I send mobile reloads to Mexico from the U.S.?

Sending mobile reloads is an alternative way to transfer money to Mexico with its own process. You can reload up to $15 on Telcel, Movistar and AT&T prepaid mobile phones online, with our app or at a Western Union location.

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How can I pay bills in Mexico from the U.S.?

We make paying bills in Mexico easy, fast and reliable. Pay CFE, Telmex, Telcel and other bills online, with our app or at a Western Union location.

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Still have questions?

Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our Customer Care team is just a call away.

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1 Network data as of June 30, 2020.

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 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.

4 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.)

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.