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Ways to send money to UAE
Ways to receive money in UAE
Head to one of more than 59,0002 Western Union agent locations in the US to complete your money transfer with the help of one of our agents.Find US agent locations
Use the Western Union® app to transfer money on the go to family and friends in the UAE.Download the app
Using your banking details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit4 or debit card
Save the details of receivers you frequently send funds to for faster payments.
Start your money transfer online and pay in person.
Use the MTCN to track your money transfer in real time.
Estimates before you send
We give you a free estimate of how much a money transfer to the UAE might cost before you send, so you can budget accordingly.Use our price estimator
On the go, on the app
With our app, you can learn how to send money to UAE easily and quickly, from virtually anywhere.Download the app
Send money to a bank account
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You can choose to send money to the UAE online, via the app or in person. Whichever is easiest for you.
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Registering for a Western Union profile is simple and free. Register online and complete your profile.
We have more than 59,0002 agent locations across the US alone, and can move your money to more than 200 territories and countries around the world.
Use the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt to track your money in real time. You can also share this with your receiver.
With a Western Union profile, you can schedule money transfers for a future date, making sure you never miss an important date or special occasion again.
Fed up with inputting the same details each time you make a money transfer? Store receiver details with Western Union and save time.
You can send up to 50,000 USD from the US to the UAE when transferring funds between bank accounts. The limit is 5,000 USD when you opt for cash pickup.
When sending money to the UAE online, you may need:
You can transfer money to the UAE from more than 59,0002 Western Union agent locations across the US. Take a valid form of government-issued ID, as well as your receiver’s details, up to the counter. Then pay with your desired method – cash, debit card or credit4 card.
1 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.
2 Network data as of December 31, 2021.
3 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.)
4 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 method
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.