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Money Services powered by Western Union helps make sending money to family and friends in the Philippines simple and fast. Send Philippine pesos in minutes† for pick-up in person at a Western Union agent location, or directly to a person’s bank account. Available at most major banks, pawn shops and supermarkets from Manila to Cebu – you can trust Money Services to send your money reliably.

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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


  • Over 5,900 Western Union agent locations across the Philippines

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

How to send money

Visit your local Money Services to send money to a family member in the Philippines. 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 your 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 Philippine Peso (PHP) is the official currency of the Philippines. The Spanish first brought coins to the country during the 16th century, replacing a system based on bartering. The currency has been through many changes over the years, but the creation of the Central Bank of the Philippines in 1949 led to a formal currency being created.

† 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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