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Send emergency funds to your family and friends when they need it at Money Services. Within just a few minutes† you can send rupees around the world for pick-up at a Western Union agent location across India. Major banks across the country including Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India and Yes Bank offer pick-up services. If you don’t need to rush a payment you can also send money to a person’s bank account, which takes 4-5 days. From Mumbai to Bangalore, sending money to India with Money Services is quick and easy.

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  • More than 125,000 Western Union agent locations across India

  • Earn rewards as a My WU® member every time you send a qualifying money transfer

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Send money your way

  • Money Services allows you to send money your way:

  • Send money: Online – no need to visit in-store

  • Send money: Stage & Pay – start online, pay in-store

  • Send money: In-person – in-store

  • Make fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000

How to send money

Visit your local Money Services to send money to friends and family in India. 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.

  • Decide on the best transfer option.

  • 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.

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The official currency in India is the Indian Rupee, or INR. The word comes from the Sanskrit word for silver coin and the common symbol for the Rupee is Rs. The Reserve Bank of India, which was introduced in 1935, is responsible for controlling and issuing the currency. The coins have been used to trade in India for hundreds of years.

† 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”).

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