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Receive money at any Western Union agent location in 200+ countries and territories

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Receiving your Western Union money transfer

You can receive your Western Union money transfer in cash at any Western Union agent location in 200+ countries and territories or in a bank account in rubles or US dollars. Going abroad? Don’t worry about having enough cash with you: with Western Union, you can receive money from your loved ones within 24 hours, or even in minutes. Just find your nearest agent location and enjoy our fast and reliable money transfer service you can trust. With Western Union, you can receive money while abroad or from another country, with no fuss, whenever and wherever convenient. We care about your comfort and well-being, and we’re ready to come to your aid in any unexpected situation. Whatever happens, wherever you are, you can be sure that your loved ones and Western Union will always be with you.


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How can I receive money in person?

With Western Union, receiving money sent from another country or when you are abroad is simple, using the Money Transfer Control Number, which the sender will provide you.

Find your nearest Western Union agent location with the convenient search function on our website.

Provide the agent with your Money Transfer Control Number** (MTCN) and a valid ID.

Receive your money and a receipt from the agent.

Receive your Western Union money transfer

At any of our agent locations in Russia Western Union has an extensive network of cash pickup points throughout the country. Find your nearest agent location open at a time that suits you (many are even open on weekends) with the convenient search function on our website

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In which currencies can I receive Western Union money transfers?

Transfers from abroad: rubles or US dollars
Transfers within Russia: rubles only
At Russian post offices: rubles only

Find out more about how to receive money while abroad or from another country

If you have any questions about receiving transfers while abroad or transfers from another country, please see our FAQ section for detailed information.

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Receive money

To receive money, you can go to your nearest Western Union location throughout Russia. Use the search function on our website to view the opening hours for your chosen agent location and the payment options available.

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* Agent location count valid as of 30 September 2019.

** Do not give details of the money transfer to anyone other than your receiver.