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Western Union® Money Transfer Send Money When you need to send money fast, count on Western Union® Money Transfer. It’s convenient and easy.

You can send money online or in person and it can be picked up at a participating Agent location around the world.
Send online You can pay with your credit card (Visa® and MasterCard®). Or you can simply use your bank account to pay (SOFORT banking).
Your money can be picked up as cash at thousands of agent locations worldwide. Or you can send the money directly to your receiver’s bank account or mobile phone – for certain countries.

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Send from an Agent Location Send money around the world from participating Agent locations.

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* If you use your credit card, you may be charged an additional cash advance fee by your card issuer for this service. 

Restrictions and Special Notes

Sending from Italy:
  • Maximum principal send amount is 999 Euros per transaction, per 7 day period.
  • Senders must present valid identification.
Receiving in Italy:
  • Maximum principal payout amount is 999 Euros per transaction, per 7 day period.
  • Receivers must present valid identification.
  • Receiver must present correct Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).
  • For money transfers sent to Italy in which the sender and receiver are the same person, the receiver will have to show the original of the To Send Money Form at the receiving location.
  • Payee must present correct money transfer control number (MTCN).
General Information:
  • Money Transfers are restricted to persons 18 years and older.
  • Most locations close for 1-2 hours during lunch.
  • Test question is not allowed.
  • Italian citizens and residents must provide fiscal identification ("Codice Fiscale") to send or receive money.