Focusing on our customers’ needs has kept us innovating to connect people—across physical, political and economic borders—for 169 years. We build history-changing platforms to keep people in touch with those they care about.
Strategy & Objectives
Moving money looks easy: It isn’t. Businesses from global banks to celebrated fintechs struggle to move funds across borders, in near-real time, at scale and in compliance with national and international regulations.
Today, millions of customers use Western Union® technology to safely send money to family members for education, housing, and health care. More than 50,000 business users, including retailers, financial and educational institutions, and NGOs, use our Cross-Border Payments, Risk Management and Compliance, and Cash Management Solutions.
Consumer Money Transfer
We make sending and receiving money fit your needs. Online, via the WU App, over the phone, or in person at our hundreds of thousands of locations, you can move money in local currency to and from nearly everywhere in the world. WU.com transactions can initiate in more than 70 countries, and our mobile app works in 36 countries.Learn more
Western Union Business Solutions
Organizations that need to move money across borders partner with Western Union Business Solutions. From SMEs to Fortune 500 companies, financial and educational institutions and NGOs, our partners look to us not just for fast, efficient payment solutions, but also help with cash flow, market insight and risk management.Learn more
Businesses looking to expand their global reach can build on Western Union’s partnership ecosystem, the world’s most robust. From mom-and-pop artisans to global behemoths like Amazon, Western Union’s Cross-Border Partnership Team works directly with merchants and offers a suite of developer tools that make it easy for anyone to take their business worldwide.Learn More