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Send money by bank transfer

Enjoy reliable money transfers online or from Western Union agent location to your loved ones' bank account*.

How to send money to a bank account abroad


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Send money online from a bank card to a bank account.

Send online

At an agent location

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Send cash to a bank account at an agent location.

Find location

Why transfer money to a bank account with Western Union?

Money transfers to a bank account abroad have become faster and convenient. You can send money the way you want: online from a bank card or at an agent location with cash. The service is available in more than 90 countries.

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Service is available in more than 50 countries.

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Money is deposited within 1-­3 days.

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Know where your money is and get notified when your receiver picks it up.

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Earn rewards with the My WU program.

What information do I need to send money to a bank account?

To send to a bank account, you must provide the recipient's full name and payment details. Required details are subject to change without prior notice. For the latest information, please contact the Customer Service Center or the nearest Western Union partner office.

Transfer fees

Online (RUB)
Transfer amount Transfer fee**
More than 100 0%

At bank locations (RUB)
Transfer amount Transfer fee
100 – 50,000 250
More than 50,000 0.5%

At bank locations (USD)
Transfer amount Transfer fee
3 – 2,000 10
More than 2,000 0.5%

* Money is deposited within 1­-3 days. In accordance with the terms and conditions for the provision of services, transfer payout may be delayed or the service may be unavailable due to the peculiarities of the service, including the transfer amount, the country of destination, availability of the currency, applicable law, identification requirements, office hours of the payout location, difference in time zones, selection of delayed delivery options or any other applicable limitations.

** Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice. Subject to applicable taxes (if any).