About Western Union - Sending Money is Easy, Receiving Money is Simple
Sending money is easy
Fill in the “To send Money” form at any Western Union® Service Provider location counter
Present the completed form, along with the money you wish to send and the transfer fee, and your identification documentation as required⁴.
After completing the money transfer, you will receive a receipt with a Money Transfer Control Number(MTCN). Inform the receiver of the sender’s name, approximate amount sent, MTCN, and country where the money was sent from. Do not disclose the MTCN to anyone other than your receiver.
Within minutes², the money you sent will be available for pay out to the named receiver at any Western Union Service Provider location in the destination country.
Receiving money is simple
Be sure that money is sent through an authorized Western Union Service Provider. You need to confirm with your sender necessary information, such as sender’s name, approximate amount sent, MTCN, and country where the money was sent from.
Once the sender notifies you that the money has been sent, go to the nearest Western Union Service Provider location.
Fill in the “To Receive Money” from, and present the completed from along with your identification documentation as required⁴.
Collect your money and receipt.
Subject to the law, declaration statement for international payment is applied to both sending and receiving money.