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Send money to the Philippines

Send money to the Philippines with Western Union to stay connected with your friends and family. Access plenty of options to make money transfers online, through our app or in person.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit2 or debit card

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    Send money to the Philippines in a few taps with our app

    From the mall to your office, make a money transfer to the Philippines 24/7.

    Support people back home with repeat payments.

    Track money to the Philippines in real time.

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    Easily send money to the Philippines


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

    Transfer money to major banks in the Philippines

    Send funds to the likes of Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company and Land Bank in the Philippines.


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    Quickly send funds home

    Your money should reach your friend or relative in minutes3 with cash pickup, or up to one banking day.


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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    More control over your transfers

    Send money online to the Philippines or download our helpful app. You can also complete a transfer in person from a Western Union agent location.

    Focused on security

    Encryption and fraud prevention efforts are at the heart of any money transfer to the Philippines.

    Convenient locations

    With more than 59,0001 agent locations around the US, you shouldn’t have far to travel when you want to send money to the Philippines in person.

    A global outlook

    Our reach stretches far beyond the Philippines, as we serve more than 200 countries and territories.

    Sign up to send money to the Philippines today

    Jargon-free process

    With our quick registration process, you can begin sending money to the Philippines in minutes for cash pickup3.

    Enjoy rewards

    Join our My WU® program to start earning points towards rewards you can use on future money transfers.

    Send money again and again

    Save your loved ones’ details to speed up future remittance to the Philippines.


    Keep an eye on your transfers

    Track your funds all the way from the US to the Philippines.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money from the US to the Philippines?

    You’ll have a wealth of choices when researching how to send money to the Philippines. Whether supporting relatives in your hometown or transferring funds as a gift, the main options to send money are:

    • Online. Just register for a profile to get started.
    • Via our app. Another quick and easy way to move money.
    • In-person. Find an agent location close to home.
    How do I send money online to the Philippines?

    It’s easy to start moving money to the Philippines online. Here’s how:

    1. Register and verify a free profile with Western Union. When you’re all set up, log in and click ‘Send now’.
    2. Select the Philippines in the destination box, followed by how much you want to send in US dollars.
    3. Click on ‘Bank account’, ‘Cash pickup’ or ‘Mobile wallet’ as the delivery method, and choose a payment option (credit card2, debit card or bank account).
    4. Carefully enter any information requested about your receiver, plus your payment details.
    5. Check your confirmation email for a tracking number. This allows you and your receiver in the Philippines to follow your transfer.
    How much money can I send online to the Philippines?

    You should be able to send up to $19,000 as a remittance to the Philippines. However, your personal daily limit will depend on the service you choose and your transfer history.

    You can check your limit by registering with us and visiting your profile.

    How much does it cost to transfer money to the Philippines?

    Our price estimator tool will give you a good idea of how much it costs to send money to the Philippines. It shows you the transfer fees and exchange rates for different payment methods. We’ll also give you an estimate of how long your transfer might take to process.

    Still have questions?

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

    5 reasons to send money to a bank account with Western Union

    Western Union makes it easy to send money transfers online to billions of bank accounts around the world. Why should you send with Western Union?
    Here are the top 5 reasons.

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    1 Real time transfers are available to Banco De Oro (BDO), Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), and Land Bank. For first-time BPI receivers, it may, however, take up to 2 hours. Funds sent to Land Bank between 10 am and 1 pm Eastern Time may also be delayed.
    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 receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to 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.

    2 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.

    3 Network data as of June 30, 2020.

    4 Funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service.

    5 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.

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

    7 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 promotions l discounts that cannot be combined with My WU® fee reductions.

    8 Receiver charges may still be applied at select agent locations.