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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

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How to easily

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.

  • Visit us and fill out the Send Money section of the Western Union® form.

  • Choose Cash Pick-up.

  • Decide on the best transfer option.

  • Give your form to the store associate along with the cash or a US bank-issued debit card.

  • Give the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) 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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