From Lima to Arequipa, find out how to send money to Peru with Western Union. It’s easy to get started with our website, app and agent location network.
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Ways to send money to Peru
Ways to receive money in Peru
Follow our step-by-step process to send money quickly to loved ones in Peru. Log in or register with ease.Make an online transfer
Whenever or wherever you need to send money, our app can take the strain. Start on the go and pay at an agent location if it makes life easier.Explore the app
You’ll find more than 65,0001 agent locations across the US, with in-person money transfers available from Texas to Washington State.Find convenient agent locations
More than 1,5001 Western Union agent locations are dotted around Peru, in the capital city of Lima and beyond. They allow you to send money to Peru with in-person assistance.See all Peru agent locations
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2 or debit card
Support loved ones from virtually anywhere – in the office or even the grocery store.
Create shortcuts by storing receivers’ details for next time.
Track your money as it heads to South America.
Collect your receiver’s details
Double-check you’ve accurately entered the full name and address of your loved one. Ensure all the details match their official ID.Learn more
Cash pickup in minutes3
Your receiver in Peru can collect their cash in minutes3 from more than 1,5001 convenient agent locations.View agent locations
Choose between currencies
Allow your receiver to collect their money in US dollars or Peruvian sol. Select the currency option most convenient for their needs.Begin a money transfer
We focus on fraud prevention and encryption to provide peace of mind with every money transfer.
South America is only one of the regions we serve. Check the full list to send money beyond Peru.
We started transferring money 150 years ago, giving us plenty of real-world experience.
Our website, app and agent locations provide all the assistance you’ll need to successfully send money to your nearest and dearest in Peru.
You’ll only need a few details to create a free online profile.
Our My WUSM loyalty program is the place for cashback and transfer fee4 discounts5.
Simply head to our online tool and type in your tracking number (MTCN).
Store receivers’ details in your online profile to save time on repeat transfers.
Go through the following process to send money to Peru online:
As a first step, you’ll need to show us a US driver’s license, passport or other form of government-issued ID to verify an online profile. You can send money to Peru for cash collection, meaning we’ll require your loved one’s full name and address. A valid form of payment is also needed.
It’s easy to send money to Peru in person. Here’s what to do:
To start online and pay in person:
Type the details of your money transfer into our free price estimator tool. That way, you can see real-time transfer fees4, exchange rates and potential delivery times for both the US dollar and Peruvian sol.
1 Network data as of December 31, 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 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.
4 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.
5 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 promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU® fee reductions.