Send money to participating bank accounts around the world

Send Directly to a Receiver’s Participating Bank Account

It’s Easy and Convenient.

Choose how you’ll send money to a bank account

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Offers made easy

Simple and easy
Log-in or register, then follow the simple steps to complete your transfer.

Pay the way you like
You can pay with debit or credit card3 or by using your own bank account.

Desktop & Mobile
Enjoy all the same features whether you’re at your desk or on the move.

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Send money on the go

Convenient and easy
Get sending faster with Touch ID log-in, contact syncing, and card scanning or Apple Pay™.

Simple resend
Once you’ve sent money to someone once, you can repeat the transfer in just a few taps.

Pay the way you like
Use debit or credit card3, your bank account, or Apple Pay™. Or set up your transfer in app and pay in cash at a Western Union® Agent Location near you.

Send cash to bank account

Find a Western Union® Agent Location nearby

Pay the way you like
Pay with cash, debit or credit card3 (at participating locations)

Start in app, pay with cash
Choose ‘pay in cash’ in the app, then finish the transfer at a nearby Western Union Agent Location.

Why transfer to a bank account with us?

Sending money directly to someone’s account can make their lives simpler, it removes the hassle of travelling to an agent, or any worry they may have about carrying cash. We send to billions of bank accounts around the world, and bring you other benefits too.

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Transparency

Keep track of transactions with tracking codes (MTCN)

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Global

Send money around the corner or around the world

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Reliable

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years

3 Easy Steps to send to a bank account

    1. Obtain the Receiver’s bank account information.
    2. Visit an agent location to send the money.
    3. Confirm money has arrived by checking Receiver’s bank account or contacting the bank.

See below for a list of countries where you can send direct to bank.

List of Available Billers

Country Information Receiver To Provide to Sender Transfer Location
Andorra – Bank Name
- BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Austria – Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Australia – Receiver’s First & Last Name
– Receiver’s Address
– Receiver's Bank Name
- BSB (Bank - Branch)
– Receiver's Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Bangladesh - Bank Name
- Branch Name
- District
- Account Number
Excludes Islami Bank
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Belgium - Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Bulgaria - Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
China – Receiver’s First & Last Name
– Receiver’s Mobile Phone Number
– Receiver's Bank Name
– Receiver's Bank or Debit Card Number (Number starts with 62 and is between 14 to 19 digits)
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Cyprus - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Czech Republic - Bank Name
- BIC - IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Denmark - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Estonia - Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Finland - Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
France – Receiver’s First & Last Name
– Receiver’s Address
– BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Germany – Receiver’s name
– Receiver’s address
– Bank name
– BIC
– IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Greece - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Hungary - Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
India – Receiver’s First & Last Name
– Receiver's Bank Name
– IFSC
– Receiver's Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
*Find the Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) at www.ifsccodebank.com
Indonesia - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Ireland - Bank Name
- BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Italy - Bank Name
- BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Japan - Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Latvia - Bank Name
- BIC
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Liechtenstein - Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Lithuania - Bank Name
- Account Number/CLABE
- Receiver Address, City, State
- Receiver Phone Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Luxembourg - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Malta - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Mexico – Receiver’s name
– Receiver’s address (including city and state)
- Receiver's phone number
– Bank name
– Bank account number or CLABE number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Morocco - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Netherlands - Bank Name
- Account Number
- Branch Name*
- Mobile Number*
*If account number validation fails, branch and receiver phone number will become mandatory, and transaction will be routed for “account repair” at Summit Bank
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
New Zealand – Bank name
– Bank account number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Nigeria – Receiver’s name
– Receiver’s address
– Bank name
– Bank account number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Norway – Bank name
– IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Philippines – Receiver’s First & Last Name
– Receiver's address
– Receiver's Bank Name
– Receiver's Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Poland – Receiver’s First & Last Name
– Receiver’s Address
– Bank Name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Portugal – Bank name
– IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Romania – Receiver’s name
– Receiver’s address
– Bank name
– IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Singapore – Bank name
– Bank Code
- BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Slovakia – Bank name
- BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Slovenia – Bank name
- Account Number
- Receiver Address
- Receiver City
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Spain – Bank name
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Sri Lanka – Bank name
- BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Switzerland – Bank name
- Routing Number
- Account Number
- Receiver Address, City, State, Zip
- Receiver Phone Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Thailand - Bank Name
- Account Number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
UAE – Bank Name
- BIC
- IBAN
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
USA – Receiver’s name
– Receiver’s address
– Receiver’s phone number
– Bank name
– Bank account number
– Bank routing number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online
Vietnam – Receiver’s name
– Receiver’s address
– Bank name
– BIC
– Bank account name
– Bank account number
Transfer offered at agent location
Transfer offered online

Glossary

Term What is it? Where to find it? Example
IBAN (International Bank Account Number) A number attached to all accounts in European bank accounts. It is made up of:
– a code that identifies the country the account belongs to
– the account holder’s bank
– the account number itself
– On the Receiver’s bank account statement
– The bank’s online system
DE89370400440532013000 (example of an IBAN structure of a German bank)
BIC (Bank Identifier Code) A unique identification code for a particular bank. Is made up of 8 or 11 characters – On the Receiver’s bank account statement
– Online: http://www. theswiftcodes.com/
DEUTDEBBXXX (code for Deutsche Bank in Berlin)
IFSC (Indian Financial System Code) An 11 character code to identify every bank branch uniquely – Search online: http:// www.ifsccodebank.com/
– Printed on Receiver’s cheque or bank statement
– Ask the Receiver’s bank
BKID0000001 (code for Bank of India Mumbai Main Branch)
BSB (Bank State Branch) A 6 digit number that identifies banks and branches in Australia – On the bank’s website
– On the Receiver’s bank statement
060987 (example of BSB for Commonwealth Bank in Australia)
CLABE Number(Clave Bancaria Estandarizada) An 18 digit number that identifies individual bank accounts in Mexico – On the Receiver’s bank statement 002115016003269411 (3 Digits: Bank Code, 3 Digits: Branch Office Code, 11 Digits: Account Number, 1 Digit: Control Digit)
Account Number Code or number that identifies the individual’s bank account – On the Receiver’s bank statement
Sort Code Code that identifies a particular bank, used in Britain & Ireland. It is 6 digits – On the Bank’s website
– On the Receiver’s bank account statement
101079 (sample code for Bank of England)

3. Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

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