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Send Money


Count on Western Union when you need to send money fast. Your Receiver can pick up the money at any participating Agent location worldwide. Your money is generally availabile for pickup within minutes.*


* Funds generally available in minutes subject to terms and conditions of service, including Agent location hours and differences in time zones.

Restrictions and Special Notes


Sending in Venezuela

  • Maximum Send for transactions to other countries is $300 USD or local equivalent per transaction, for a total amount of $1800 USD per sender, per month, when authorized by CADIVI.
  • Maximum send for domestic transactions is $2000 USD or equivalent in local currency.
  • No maximum send amount for ZOOM locations.
  • Outbound (send) service is temporarily offered by Grupo Zoom only.
  • For outbound transactions, senders must complete the process in the same city where they live.
  • For domestic transactions maximum send is US $2000 or equivalent in local currency per person, per day for locations of Banco Caroni and Banco Guayana.

Receiving in Venezuela

  • Maximum principal payout amount $2000 USD or equivalent in local currency per person, per day for locations of Banco Caroni and Banco Guayana.
  • No maximum payout for ZOOM locations.
  • Maximum cash payout amount is $500 USD or local equivalent.
  • Payouts over $500 USD or local equivalent may be paid out in a combination of cash and check.
  • Receivers must present valid identification.
  • Payee must present correct money transfer control number (MTCN).

General Information

  • Central Banco Universal will not offer the Western Union Money Transfer service in Venezuela until further notice.
  • Transactions recorded by account "Casos Estudiantes y Especiales" can have higher principal amounts since CADIVI approves them for students and other exceptional cases.
  • Free Telephone Notification is available upon request.
  • Multiple same sender, same day, same destination, different receiver transfers allowed.