Western Union

This is the Way the World Moves Money for Better

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We are a leader in global payment services. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far away, to NGOs in the most remote communities on Earth, Western Union helps people and businesses move money - to help grow economies and realize a better world. In 2015, we moved over $150 billion dollars for our consumer and business clients. We continue to innovate, developing new ways to send money through digital, mobile, and retail channels, with an array of convenient pay-out options to meet business and consumer needs.

500,000+ Agent locations, and 100,000 ATMs and kiosks around the globe
In over 200 countries and territories
We moved more than $150 Billion in principal in 2015 for our consumer and business clients
Transacting in more than 130 currencies
Reaching more than one billion bank accounts worldwide
Completing an average of 31 transactions each second in 2015

What we do

We are a business centered on the needs of our customers, and over the years, we’ve invested and innovated to provide consumers and businesses with even more choices – in products, in services, and in how and where they can access Western Union when moving money across borders.

We connect

We move money for better, enabling individuals, families and friends to securely and seamlessly transfer money in the ways that are most convenient for them, whether that is walking into a retail location or using our Western Union website or app to move money in minutes.

Our customers use our services to send money to family members in nearly every part of the world, to provide support, recognize a special occasion, and enable entrepreneurship or education.

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We connect

As businesses have a growing need to move money around the globe and transact in different currencies, we’ve answered these needs with Western Union Business Solutions to help navigate the global economy, including solutions for International Payments, Risk Management, and Cash Management Solutions. We offer a wide range of industry-specific solutions that today help over 100,000 clients including financial institutions, educational institutions, NGOs, and small/medium sized businesses needing to make cross-border payments.

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Our purpose

We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. A business expands. A child goes to college. Emergency aid arrives when it’s needed. An economy prospers, an opportunity opens, a community heals and relationships endure.

Moving money for better means moving money for a better world –creating value for individuals, businesses and for society.

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