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Receiver details required

Before you send money to Nicaragua, you’ll need to ensure you have some important info. You’ll need your receiver’s full name, bank name, and account details ready to share.

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Transfer speed

Your loved ones can receive their money in minutes4 depending on the payment method when you send money for  cash pickup.

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Get clear, concise breakdowns of all transfer fees5, speeds, and conversion amounts. Know exactly what you’re transferring before you click send, with no obligation to continue.

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There’s more than 2001 countries and territories in the Western Union network, so you can support your loved ones almost anywhere.


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Pay the way you like

Send money to Nicaragua in a way that suits you: on the go, in-person, or at home. Choose from a range of payment methods, from cash to bank payments or credit3/debit card.

Easily track your transfer

From the moment you click send, you and your receiver can track your transfer. Simply hold onto your unique tracking number (MTCN) found on your receipt and use it in our transfer tracker.

Schedule transfers

Plan your money transfers with Western Union so you never miss another payment. Whether you’re waiting for payday, or want to arrange payments for specific dates, simply choose a time that suits you and we’ll handle the rest. Register today.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to Nicaragua?

For all payment options, the total transferable amount is up to 5,000 USD.

How do I send money online to Nicaragua?

Send money to Nicaragua online with ease. To start, simply:

  1. Register or log in to your online profile, then click ‘Send money’.
  2. Choose your destination (Nicaragua) and enter the amount you wish to send.
  3. Select how your receiver would like the money, and how you would like to pay. At this point, you’ll see your transfer estimates.
  4. Enter your receiver’s details when prompted.
  5. Once complete, you should receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) which can be used to track your transfer. Share this number with your receiver.
What do I need to send money online to Nicaragua?

Before you can transfer money online, you need to register for a Western Union profile. It’s free, easy, and quick to do. To start you need:

  • Your full name and address.
  • A US form of government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license or passport.

Once you’ve signed up, you’ll be ready to send money to Nicaragua. Before starting a transfer, have the following information to hand:

  • The source of funds and reason for transfer.
  • Your receiver’s full name, matching their bank records.
  • Your receiver’s bank details, including account number, SWIFT code, and name
How do I send money to Nicaragua from a Western Union agent location?

Sending money to Nicaragua in person is easy and convenient. Find your nearest Western Union agent location with our location finder.

  1. Visit your chosen agent location with your personal bank details, receiver’s bank details, and your personal ID.
  2. At the counter you can pay for your transfer with cash, or a US credit3/debit card. If you’ve started your payment on the Western Union® app, you can head to the desk to finalize your transfer.
  3. You’ll have a unique tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt. Hold onto this and share it with your receiver.
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Nicaragua?

Estimates are transparent and easy with Western Union. Simply enter your transfer details, including transfer amount as well as payment and receiver methods and use our price estimator tool. You’ll receive a full price breakdown of your transfer, including any transfer fees5.

1 Network data as of December 31, 2021.

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

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 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.

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.