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Western Union offers its international money transfer services to more than 200 countries worldwide.

Western Union’s global transfer network is the largest in the world, with more than 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories, and more than 100,000 ATMs and kiosks across the globe.

Which countries does Western Union operate in? It might be easier to list which countries it doesn’t support. Browse this list to find out if Western Union is active in the country you’d like to send or receive money in.

How does Western Union keep your money safe? Boasting a network of more than 500,000 agent locations, Western Union protects your international money transfers using digital safeguards including SSL technology.

Learn more about Western Union and safety.

Search the list of countries:

AfghanistanDominican RepublicLithuaniaSaint Bathelemy
AlbaniaEast TimorLuxembourgSaint Kitts and Nevis
AlgeriaEcuadorMacauSaint Lucia
American SamoaEgyptMacedoniaSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
AndorraEl SalvadorMadagascarSamoa
AngolaEquatorial GuineaMalawiSao Tome and Principe
AnguillaEritreaMalaysiaSaudi Arabia
Antigua and BarbudaEstoniaMaldivesSenegal
ArgentinaEthiopiaMaliSerbia
ArubaFalkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)MaltaSeychelles
AustraliaFijiMarshall IslandsSierra Leone
AustriaFinlandMartiniqueSingapore
AzerbaijanFranceMauritaniaSlovakia
BahrainFrench GuianaMauritiusSlovenia
BangladeshFrench PolynesiaMayotteSolomon Islands
BarbadosGabonMexicoSomalia (Somaliland)
BelarusGambiaMicronesiaSouth Africa
BelgiumGeorgiaMoldovaSpain
BelizeGermanyMonacoSri Lanka
BeninGhanaMongoliaSt. Maarten
BermudaGibraltarMontenegroSt. Martin
BhutanGreeceMontserratSuriname
BoliviaGrenadaMoroccoSweden
Bosnia and HerzegovinaGuadeloupeMozambiqueSwitzerland
BotswanaGuamMyanmarTaiwan
BrazilGuatemalaNamibiaTajikistan
British Virgin IslandsGuineaNauruTanzania
Brunei DarussalamGuinea-BissauNepalThailand
BulgariaGuyanaNetherlandsTogo
Burkina FasoHaitiNew ZealandTonga
BurundiHondurasNew CaledoniaTrinidad and Tobago
CambodiaHong KongNicaraguaTunisia
CameroonHungaryNigerTurkey
CanadaIcelandNigeriaTurkmenistan
Cape VerdeIndiaNiueTurks and Caicos Islands
Central African RepublicIndonesiaNorthern Mariana IslandsTuvalu
ChadIraqNorwayUganda
ChileIrelandOmanUkraine
ChinaIsraelPakistanUnited Arab Emirates
ColombiaItalyPalauUnited Kingdom
ComorosIvory CoastPanamaUnited States
Congo,Democratic RepublicJamaicaParaguayUruguay
Congo-BrazzalvilleJapanPapua New GuineaUzbekistan
Cook IslandsJordanPeruVanuatu
Costa RicaKazakhstanPhilippinesVenezuela
CroatiaKenyaPolandVietnam
CubaKiribatiPortugalVirgin Islands (US)
CuracaoKoreaPuerto RicoZambia
CyprusKosovoReunion IslandZimbabwe
Cyprus ( Northern )KuwaitQatarKryghyz-Republic
Czech RepublicLatviaRomaniaLaos
DenmarkLesothoRussiaLebanon
DjiboutiLiechtensteinRwandaLiberia
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5 options for sending money with Western Union

Depending on how you plan to transfer money to your recipient, you’ll be happy to find out that Western Union can do so in various ways. Your options for sending money are:

  • Money in minutes.
  • Next day service.
  • By mobile phone.
  • Direct to recipient’s bank account.
  • To an inmate.

All transactions can be funded with either cash or a debit card linked to a bank account — all services are subject to a transaction fee. You’ll also receive a tracking number to monitor the money transfer. Depending on eligibility and restrictions, transfer times may vary.

What services are available at a Western Union agent location?

Western Union offers a variety of solutions to help customers move around money, the services available onsite are:

  • Sending money. You can send money to a recipient across the world with cash or a debit card.
  • Receiving money. You can pick up cash that has been sent to you with a valid form of ID.
  • Bill payments. Take care of your bill payments in one convenient location. Western Union can process credit card payments, car payments, utility bills, mortgages and bills from the government.
  • Money order. Fill out a money order for a specified amount to either pay for goods or services, or cash or deposit at a bank.
  • Prepaid card. Western Union offers a branded prepaid Mastercard that allows you to send and receive money, deposit your paychecks and spend while earning cash back rewards at participating retailers. And since it’s a prepaid card, there’s no interest or late fees.
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  1. Default Gravatar
    JosanaDecember 25, 2018

    Hello! I just want to ask if western union in Taiwan Country can also received money in other country like Saudi Arabia.
    Thank you and hope for the response.

    • finder Customer Care
      BellaDecember 25, 2018Staff

      Hi Josana,

      Thanks for your inquiry.

      Yes, you may receive money from Saudi Arabia thru Western Union if you are in Taiwan. You may pick up cash at any Western Union agent location, or depending on where you live. You can go to the Western Union’s website and use their locator to find an agent location near you.

      I hope this helps.

      Kind regards,
      Bella

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    MikeDecember 22, 2018

    Good morning
    I have a question I was in Ethiopian the other day and a friend sent me some money from Brazil to me in Ethiopia but I didn’t manage to withdraw the money in Ethiopia when I was there. Can I withdraw the money in south Africa.

    • finder Customer Care
      ValDecember 22, 2018Staff

      Hi Mike,

      Thank you for reaching out to finder! Yes, this is still possible so long as you have the MTCN number or the unique number given by the sender to claim your funds. Hope this helps.

      Please feel free to contact us for any other concerns.

      Thanks!
      Val

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    HenryDecember 17, 2018

    Hello finder, thanks for the good work your answers are very helpful. Well, my question is that I want to know if I can receive money from Pakistan through western union money transfer method? and I want to know if my name has been unblocked from receiving western union because it has been blocked for over a year and 6months now. Thanks!

    • finder Customer Care
      JoshuaDecember 18, 2018Staff

      Hi Henry,

      Thanks for your kind words and we’re glad to know that we are able to help you.

      Regarding your question, the answer is yes. Pakistan is among the countries where Western Union is available. Thus, you can receive money from this country. Moreover, about your name being blocked, we currently don’t have access to Western Union’s database. It would be a good idea to directly get in touch with them and confirm if you have already been blocked or not. You may also ask them what to do so that you can use their service again.

      I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

      Have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Joshua

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    MahmoodDecember 16, 2018

    I need to send money to India from Saudi Arabia. My bank is Syndicate bank it’s an international bank but when I went to Western Union they are telling me that you can’t send to this bank because IFSC code is not coming in our system so please tell me how can transfer money. Thank you.

    • finder Customer Care
      JoshuaDecember 18, 2018Staff

      Hi Mahmood,

      Thanks for getting in touch with finder. I hope all is well with you. :)

      Have you checked if you have the correct IFSC code of Syndicate Bank? If it is incorrect, then you need to use the right one.

      If you have the correct code, then you might want to ask Western Union what other things you can do send the money. Perhaps, you can withdraw money from your bank and use cash when sending money. Another thing you can do is simply use other bank account or explore other international money transfer services.

      I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

      Have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Joshua

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    MekitDecember 9, 2018

    I want to inquire if money can be sent from Mexico to Ivory Coast through Western Union?

    • finder Customer Care
      CharisseDecember 12, 2018Staff

      Hi Mekit V.,

      Thanks for reaching out to finder.

      Yes, you can send money from Mexico to Ivory Coast through Western Union. You can send the money in cash from Mexico for cash pick up or directly to your recipient’s bank account by visiting an agent location of your choice.

      You can go to Western Union’s website and use their locator to find an agent location near you. Please note that you will need a valid, official ID with a photo to send money.

      I hope this helps. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us anytime.

      Cheers,
      Charisse

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    BrendaDecember 7, 2018

    If a person in the Cayman Island wants to send money to the USA, do they have to have american dollars to send or can they use Cayman money with just an equal exchange?

    • finder Customer Care
      CharisseDecember 11, 2018Staff

      Hi Brenda,

      Thanks for reaching out to finder.

      Western Union accepts both US and CI dollars when sending money to US from Cayman Islands. You can send the money in person by visiting their agent location and your receiver can get the money via cash pick-up; directly to their bank account (may take 2-5 business days) or to their mobile wallet.

      I hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Charisse

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    MarvelousDecember 2, 2018

    Hello there! Please can I get a visa card powered by western union??
    Because I wish to have it as an international card .
    Thanks for understanding I’m looking forward to the updates from your humble services .

    • finder Customer Care
      AshDecember 4, 2018Staff

      Hi Marvelous,

      Thank you for reaching out to us.

      The Western Union NetSpend Prepaid Mastercard is currently only available to residents within the US. You may read this page to know more about its features and eligibility.

      I hope this helps.

      Please do not hesitate to reach out again to us if you have additional questions.

      Cheers,
      Ash

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    CassieNovember 26, 2018

    Can I send money from fiji to Italy and Africa?? Looking forward for your reply

    • finder Customer Care
      BellaNovember 26, 2018Staff

      Hi Cassie,

      Thanks for your inquiry.

      Yes, you may send money from Fiji to Italy and Africa using Western Union.. Please visit their official website to make a transfer.

      I hope this helps.

      Kind regards,
      Bella

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    TareqNovember 22, 2018

    Can u send money from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon?

    • finder Customer Care
      JhezelynNovember 23, 2018Staff

      Hello Tareq,

      Thank you for your comment

      Yes, you can send money from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon through Western Union. You may visit their website to start the transfer.

      Should you wish to have real-time answers to your questions, try our chat box on the lower right corner of our page.

      Regards,
      Jhezelyn

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    AprilNovember 12, 2018

    Hi, is it possible to transfer money from Philippines to Bahrain? Hoping for your reply. Thank you!

    • Default Gravatar
      joelmarceloNovember 13, 2018

      Hi April,

      Thanks for leaving a question on finder.

      Yes you can transfer using Western Union from Philippines to Bahrain. If you would like to weigh your options in sending money to Bahrain, you can check out this link.

      Please send me a message if you need anything else. :)

      Cheers,
      Joel

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Enjoy high maximum transfers into more than 20 currencies while saving up to 90% over local banks.

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