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Send money to Peru

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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    Send money to Peru in a few taps with our app

    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.

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    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.

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    Cash pickup in minutes3

    Your receiver in Peru can collect their cash in minutes3 from more than 1,5001 convenient agent locations.

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    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.

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    Connecting continents

    South America is only one of the regions we serve. Check the full list to send money beyond Peru.

    Proud history

    We started transferring money 150 years ago, giving us plenty of real-world experience.

    Choice of transfer methods

    Our website, app and agent locations provide all the assistance you’ll need to successfully send money to your nearest and dearest in Peru.

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    Easy online registration

    You’ll only need a few details to create a free online profile.

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    Our My WUSM loyalty program is the place for cashback and transfer fee4 discounts5.

    Track your money transfer to Peru

    Simply head to our online tool and type in your tracking number (MTCN).

    Resend with ease

    Store receivers’ details in your online profile to save time on repeat transfers.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Peru?

    You can send up to $5,000 to friends and family members in Peru for cash pickup in minutes3. Pay by credit card2, debit card, bank account or cash at an agent location. You can opt for your receiver to collect their money in Peruvian sol or US dollars.

    How do I send money to Peru online?

    Go through the following process to send money to Peru online:

    1. Log in to your online profile or register for a free one. Click ‘Send now’.
    2. Type in your sending amount, with Peru as the destination.
    3. Choose cash pickup as the receiving method, and then a payment method out of credit card2, debit card, bank account and cash.
    4. Enter your receiver’s name and address, ensuring they match their official ID.
    5. Type in your payment details and confirm your money transfer to Peru.
    6. Find your tracking number (MTCN) in your inbox. Use this to follow your money.
    What do I need to send money online to Peru?

    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.

    How do I send money to Peru from a Western Union agent location?

    It’s easy to send money to Peru in person. Here’s what to do:

    1. Find a convenient agent location through our app or website. Try our online tool.
    2. Provide the name and address of your receiver in Peru, plus a valid government-issued ID, phone number or My WUSM
    3. Pay with a card or cash.
    4. Monitor your money with the tracking number (MTCN) we provide on the receipt.

    To start online and pay in person:

    1. Begin your money transfer to Peru online, locking in the exchange rate and transfer fee4.
    2. Visit a participating agent location within the following 12 hours.
    3. Provide us with some photo ID and cash to pay for your money transfer. No paper forms are involved.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Peru?

    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.