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Western Union

We transfer money domestically and internationally to over 200 countries and territories around the world. Send money online or the way that works best for you.

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Choose how they’ll receive the money

Choose the best way for your receiver to get the funds they need quickly. With multiple options available, sending money is simple and requires little effort for your receiver to gain access to the cash you send as quickly as possible.

To a bank


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

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Cash pick up


It’s fast. Send to over 500,000 agent locations worldwide for
pick up in minutes1.

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How to send money

Sending money with Western Union is a breeze. Transfer money the best way that works for you. Choose how you would like to transfer your money and follow the simple steps below.

A few reasons to send with us

Western Union has been delivering solutions to individuals and businesses since 1884. Our reliable, secure and easy-to-use services make it convenient for your loved ones to receive the money they need quickly and in the method that works best for them.

Money in minutes1


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

Worldwide Reach


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

Choice and Convenience


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

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How to send money to an inmate

We make it easy and convenient to send money to an inmate at a correctional facility.

  • Funds arrive quickly and can be used for a commissary or telephone account.
  • Send money online, via the mobile app, by phone or in person.
  • To send money to an inmate, you’ll just need the name of the correctional facility, the inmate’s name and account number to begin your money transfer.

Send money on
the go with the
Western Union® app

Check fees and exchange rates*.

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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*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.

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