Send Money to a Mobile Phone

Send Money to a Mobile Phone

Our Mobile Money Transfer service is an easy, fast and convenient way to send money to a Receiver’s mobile phone.

In a few quick steps, money can be sent to a Receiver's mobile wallet:

  1. Review the available destination countries and Mobile Operators shown in the yellow box at right.
  2. Confirm that the Receiver has a mobile wallet* with one of the listed Mobile Operators in the destination country.
  3. Provide the Sender's mobile number and an SMS* notification will also be received when the funds are delivered.
  4. The Receiver will be notified by SMS* once the funds are delivered.

To send to a mobile wallet, visit a particpating Western Union® Agent location or send online, where available.

Send cash to a mobile phone:

Send online from select countries to a mobile phone: 

  • Log in to our site and provide the send details including the Receiver’s name and mobile phone number. You can use any of the accepted online payment methods.

Did you know?

Receivers can use funds in their mobile wallet to:

1. Pay bills
2. Purchase airtime
3. Withdraw cash
4. Buy goods and services

* Service options are determined by the mobile phone service provider.

Destination Countries and Mobile Operators:

Afghanistan
Roshan M-Paisa

Bangladesh
Banglalink

Burkina Faso
Inova

El Salvador
Tigo

Guatemala
Tigo 

Honduras
Tigo 

Kenya
Safaricom M-PESA

Madagascar
Telma Mvola

Paraguay
Tigo Money

Philippines
Globe GCASH
SMART Money

Tanzania
Vodacom M-PESA

Uganda
MTN

* Funds will be paid to Receiver’s mobile wallet 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 Send Money Form for restrictions.

*Standard message and data rates from Mobile Service Providers may apply.