Skip to main content

Send Money with Money Services

Skip to main content

Powered by Western Union

How to

Visit your local Money Services to send money anywhere around the world or within the US

It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.

  • Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.

  • Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.

  • Choose how the receiver will receive the funds.

  • Select how soon the receiver will be able to access the funds.

  • Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US.

  • Tell the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount so they can pick up the cash – they’ll also need a photo ID.

Why use Money Services

  • Money around the world in minutes†

    Across town or around the world, they’ll get cash in just a few minutes from one of the 500,000 Western Union® locations worldwide – or you can save on fees if there’s no rush.

  • Choose how and when your money arrives

    You can choose from various options on how and when your cash arrives – In Minutes, Next Day† or Direct to a qualifying bank account.

  • My WU® members can earn points by sending qualifying money transfers

    My WU® members earn points for sending qualifying money transfers, and can enjoy fast, easy and convenient transfers.

Find a Money Services

Search by state, city or ZIP code to find your local Money Services.

Pick up

Picking up your money is just as easy. Find your closest Money Services or Western Union® agent – don’t forget the tracking number.

Find out more about picking up money

Send money

You can send money almost anywhere, with over 200 countries served by Western Union®. Here’s where most money is sent:

Top 5 reasons

What you’ll need

  • Your cash or debit card

  • Your receiver’s name as it appears on their government-issued ID

  • Your receiver’s city/province/state and country

  • Your own government-issued ID

Once you’ve made your money transfer in-store, let the recipient know that the cash is ready for them to pick up. You can then track the transfer online using your MTCN number and check when the money has been picked up.

Money transfer limits are based on a number of factors including your transfer history, payment method and limits on the country where you want to send it. To find out how much you can send, visit your local Money Services.

As well as sending money for pick-up, you can send money to a bank account almost anywhere in the world. Please be aware that the time it takes depends on when and where the money is being sent, and other limits may apply.

You can make money transfers to any Western Union® location around the world and within the US, as well as to Money Services.

Money Services is committed to protecting you from fraudulent schemes and scams. You should never send money to someone you haven’t met in person, and all contact from emergency personnel, government agencies, or telephone and internet marketers should be verified before purchase. If you’re worried about your transfer, just speak with a Money Services Associate. We are here to help you!

† 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”).

Back to top of page