Go to an authorised provider of the WESTERN UNION Money Transfer service and complete the TO RECEIVE form*. Give the teller at the authorised provider of the WESTERN UNION Money Transfer service, the completed form along with the required documents (see documentation section).
How do I receive money from Western Union in person?
With Western Union, you can receive money in cash at any of Western Union® Agent location. Just visit one near you with your government-issued ID.
Receive Money in Person
- Your full name.
- Amount expected.
- Sender’s full name.
- Sender’s country.
- Money Transfer Control Number – MTCN.
- Acceptable ID document.
What is required to receive money from Western Union?
Complete the Receive Money form. Give the form to the agent with your government-issued photo ID and the tracking number (MTCN). Review and sign the receipt. The agent will give you the money and a copy of the receipt.
Do I need ID to receive money from Western Union?
A lot of people ask why they need to bring photo ID when they pick up a Western Union money transfer. … Western Union requires receivers to provide photo ID as an added way of ensuring they are who they say they are – and although it’s not 100% reliable, this simple procedure helps protect your money transfer.
How long money stays in Western Union?
It is recommended that all transfers be collected within 90 days. Do I always have to visit an agent location in order to collect my money?
How do I receive money from Western Union abroad?
- Visit a Western Union agent location.
- Provide your sender’s details, including the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).
- Show a government-issued photo ID.
- Get your money once your details have been verified.
Can someone else pick up my Western Union money for me?
Can I authorize someone to pick up the money from me if I can’t leave my home? For security reasons, only the designated receiver can pick up a transfer. However, you can ask your sender to contact Western Union customer service to ask for a refund.
What happens if money is not picked up from Western Union?
If the funds haven’t been picked up by the receiver, you’ll get a full refund, including the transaction fee. If your money has been picked up by the receiver and you suspect you are a victim of fraud, we encourage you to file an official fraud claim with Western Union and to report your situation to law enforcement.
How many ID do I need for Western Union?
You’ll need to present any official government-issued ID, such as: Passport. Govt Office/ GOCC ID. Driver’s License.