A special offer to Vonage customers.
A special offer to Vonage customers.

Do you need to send between 3,000 and 5,000 USD online?
We'll just need a little more information from you.

Where can I send up to 5,000 USD?

You can now send between $0 and $2999 using the standard Western Union® online money transfer service. You also send between 3,000 and 5,000 USD online from the US directly to a qualifying bank account or for pickup at a participating agent location in most countries. There are a few countries that have differing send amount limitations:

India: send up to 5,000 USD direct-to-bank and up to 2,500 USD for cash pickup.

Mexico: send up to 2,750 USD direct-to bank and up to 5,000 USD for cash pickup.

Malasya: send up to 2,275 USD direct-to bank and up to 5,000 USD for cash pickup.

Please remember to have your receiver confirm the agent location has enough cash on hand to payout the transfer before starting the receive money process.

Confirming your identity

The first time you send over 2,999 USD, we'll need to confirm certain information. You'll be sent to the identity confirmation page where you may need to provide some of the following information:

  • Country of birth
  • Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number
  • Occupation
  • Second ID - You'll see a drop-down menu with the following options:
  • Driver's license
  • Passport
  • State ID
  • Government ID
  • Alien registration card• International driver's license
  • Military ID
  • Instituto Federal Electoral / Mexico ID, Matricula Consular Card / Mexico ID


To send more than 5,000 USD, or to send more than the amounts listed, you can use Western Union Business Solutions.

High dollar money transfer sends are not available from Arizona and portions of California, Texas and New Mexico.

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

2 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice