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Send money to Vietnam

Send money to Vietnam with Western Union. Our easy, reliable money transfers help you support your loved ones, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

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    Mobile Wallet

    Your friends and family can get their money without even leaving the house. Transfer money directly to Vimo mobile wallet accounts in minutes2.

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    Online and mobile banking

    If your loved one banks with any major bank in Vietnam, they can get their money transfer directly to their mobile or online banking accounts.

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    Get your receiver’s details ready

    No matter how you choose to send money to Vietnam, make sure you have your loved ones’ details first. To send to a bank account, you’ll need their full name, address (including postal code), bank name and account number. If sending to a Vino mobile wallet2, you’ll need their full name, address (including postal code) and Vimto wallet mobile number.

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    Relied on around the world

    We have more than 550,0001 agent locations across 200 countries and territories. Whether you’re sending money to Vietnam or other countries around the world, we’re here to help.

    Track your money transfers

    Track your money transfers in real time, every step of the way. You’ll also get a mobile or email notification when your money arrives in Vietnam.

    Connecting people since 1851

    We’ve helped people support each other for more than 150 years. Today, we make an average of 25 transfers per second globally – connecting people across countries and continents.

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    Get a free estimate

    You can get a handle on your transfer fees4, exchange rates and transfer times before you start. It’s free and there’s no obligation to complete the money transfer.

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    Earn rewards

    With the My WU program, you’ll earn points on every money transfer – which could give you money off your transfer fees4.

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    Money transfers to suit you

    When you send money to Vietnam with Western Union, you can make your transfer the way that suits you – on our app, in person or online, by cash or card.

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    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money online to bank accounts in Vietnam?
    1. Log in or register to get started. Choose ‘Send now’.
    2. Enter ‘Vietnam’ as your destination. At this point, you’ll be able to get an impression of how long your money transfer might take.
    3. Choose ‘Bank account’ and enter your receiver’s details5. Alternatively, select a previous receiver’s account.
    4. Pay with your credit card3/debit card.
    5. Check your inbox for your confirmation email. Note down your unique tracking number (MTCN) and share it with your receiver – they’ll need it to get their funds.
    How do I send money to Vietnam from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Start by heading to an agent location near you.
    2. Go straight to the counter with your government-issued ID. You’ll also need your receiver’s bank details5, address and phone number.
    3. Pay by cash or card.
    4. Take your receipt and tracking number (MTCN). Use this to track your money transfer and share it with your receiver.
    How much money can I send to Vietnam online from the US?

    You can send up to USD 4,300 to a bank account in Vietnam online per day, or 2,500 to Vimo mobile wallets2.

    How long will it take for money to reach Vietnam from the US?

    It depends on how you have chosen to transfer money from the US to Canada. In some cases, your money may arrive in minutes4 with cash pickup – otherwise, expect it to take one to two banking days.

    How long does it take to send money to Vietnam?

    Money transfer times vary depending on the amount you send and your transfer method.

    • Money transfers to a bank account via credit card3 or debit card.
    • Sending money to a bank account via bank transfer is fast and easy.
    • Transferring money for cash pickup can arrive within minutes6 at a participating agent location in Vietnam.
    • Transfers to Vimo mobile wallets are in minutes2.

    1 Agent locations valid as of September 30, 2021.

    2 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. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.

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

    6 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.