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Experience a better way to send money with Western Union

Whether you need to send money to family around the corner or to friends across the globe, Western Union makes money transfers easy, fast, and reliable.

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Check out how easy it is to send money online

You take charge: Choose how they’ll receive the money

No one knows the recipient of your funds like you do, so why wouldn’t we let you choose how to send them money? With the Western Union® app, it’s easy to send money online and have funds deposited directly into a bank account. Or, if your loved one is on the go, simply send for cash pickup at one of our many Western Union agent locations worldwide.

Transfer money to a bank


Transfer directly to a bank
account in a few
simple steps.

Send for cash pickup


Send to agent locations worldwide for pickup in minutes1.
It’s that fast.

Mobile wallet


Transfer money directly
to a mobile wallet3 in
select countries.

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Sending money is simple – every time

Western Union gives you choices, so you can transfer money the way that works best for you.  Prefer not to visit a retail location? Send money online or on our mobile app. You can also send money by calling 1-800-CALL-CASH® (1-800-225-5227) to send money within the U.S and to most international locations5. To send money online, register to create your Western Union profile. Then follow the steps below to complete your money transfer.

Want to find out more about how to send money within the U.S.? We make it easy to send cash to your loved ones who may need money quickly. Cash is available for pickup within minutes, in most cases.

Flexibility to change cash pickup

Situations may change. We get it. So, we’re making it easier to switch from a cash pickup to sending money directly into your receiver’s bank account. Select the method used to initiate the transfer from below. Then follow the necessary steps to update the delivery method. Online updates are only available for select countries at this time.2

A few reasons to send money with Western Union

Western Union has been delivering money transfer solutions to individuals and businesses since 1871. Our reliable and easy-to-use services make it convenient for your loved ones to receive the money they need quickly.

Money in minutes1


Send money online by debit card for fast cash pick up at an agent location.

Worldwide Reach


Send money online to more than 500,000 agent locations in over 200 countries and territories.

Choice and Convenience


Transfer money online directly to a participating bank account, for cash pick up, or even to a mobile wallet3 in select countries.

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Send money on the go with the Western Union® app

The Western Union® mobile app brings you all the benefits of our online services. Whether you’re out and about, need to send money regularly, or wish to help someone in need, it’s easier than ever to send money online through the Western Union® app. Useful features allow you to:

Check fees and exchange rates*.

Tap ‘Quick Resend’ to repeat your previous transaction.

Touch ID allows you to quickly login.

Scan your credit card2 and easily pay fast with your plastic.

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Did you know? Select Western Union agent locations in the U.S. give you access to not only send money, but to also purchase money orders, pay bills and purchase minutes for prepaid smartphones. Learn more about our agent locations and visit us today.

Do you have a loved one serving time at a US correctional facility? A Western Union® transfer makes it easy to fund your loved one’s commissary account. Send money to an inmate now.

*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.

1 Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

2 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

3 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.

4 Message and data rates may apply.

5Excludes Aruba, Brazil, China, Cuba, Ethiopia, Haiti, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, and Venezuela.