Our Vision

Western Union’s vision is to be a global leader in cross-currency, cross-border money movement, continuing to meet consumer and business needs as they develop.

We're realizing this vision through our global cross-border platform supported by a multi-channel network that spans over 200 countries and territories, built on ever-evolving technology, trusted relationships with Agents and partners, and global compliance capabilities.

Money movement
We look to increase the number of ways consumers and businesses can move funds around the world, enabling money transfer and payment services.
Global network
We continue to build a robust digital and physical network to enable the movement of funds across borders quickly and reliably.
Ever-evolving technology
We invest in technology to provide more accessible, trusted ways to move money whether it's online, via mobile or at retail.
Partner relationships
We build relationships with digital and social media organizations to become one of the leaders in cross-border digital money transfer.

Key numbers and facts

Over 550,000 Agent locations globally
Reaching billions of accounts worldwide in over 100 countries
International payment solutions to serve businesses and NGOs
WU.com websites in 60 countries , plus additional territories, with capability to send to more than 200 countries and territories for cash pickup
WU Mobile apps in over 30 markets and relationships with mobile network operators in several other markets
Ground-breaking relationships with social media and messaging platforms like Viber and WeChat

A heritage of innovation

Throughout our history we have continued to evolve and transform how people can connect.

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