How to send money

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Send money around the world

Find out how you can send money any way you want, anywhere you want. We send money to over 200 countries around the world, and you can pay by cash, card1 or directly from your bank account. Choose to download our app, and you could even use Apple Pay

Choose how they’ll get the money

Transfer for cash, or in some countries to a bank account or mobile wallet.

Direct to bank

Transfer directly to their bank account in a few simple steps

Cash pickup

It’s fast. Your receiver can pick up the money in minutes2 at any of our 500,000 agents

The many ways to send

Select how you would like to transfer your money and follow to simple steps

Need to send money quickly?

We understand that sometimes you want to send money quickly. If you select ‘cash’ when you’re asked how your recipient wants to receive the money and then pay cash, debit or credit card2, they’ll be able to pick up the money from any one of over 500,000 Western Union® agent locations within just a few minutes3.

A few reasons to send with us

Money in minutes2

Send money by card for pick up only minutes later


Send money around the corner or around the world


Sign up for My WU® membership and get rewarded3

Peace of mind

Keep track of transactions with tracking codes (MTCN)

Last year, our customers made 268 million transfers


We’re in 200+ countries and territories


We’ve been moving money for over 145 years

$80B annually

We make on average 31 transactions per second

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Whether you’re often out and about, or just want to know that you can easily send 24/7, the multi-language Western Union® money transfer app brings you even more benefits.-FR

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Ready to send?

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

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. My WU enrolment requires a valid e-mail address. By providing your mobile number with enrollment, you authorize us to send an automated text message to your mobile number with program materials and request consent to send future promotional texts. Consent not required for purchase and may be revoked at any time. Msg & Data Rates Apply. Reply STOP to stop, HELP for help.

3. 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.