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Western Union Money TransferSM

Send Money Fast

With Western Union Money Transfer, its quick and easy to send money to your family back home in India.

Our money transfer options offer you the convenience and dependability you need -- and the peace of mind you deserve.

Send money through Agent locations around the world
Use cash to send a money transfer from thousands of nearby Agent locations around the world -- and your family and friends can pick it up at any of the 50,000 locations in India.


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FAQs -- Sending money at an Agent location

Send money over the phone from the U.S. and Canada
Sending money is just a phone call away.


From the U.S and Canada, dial 1-800-CALL-CASHSM

For service in Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Tamil, Telegu, Konkani, Malyalam or Punjabi, call 1-800-435-2226

For service in Gujrati, call 1-800-348-4883

Just grab your Visa® or MasterCard® credit or debit card and a customer service representative will assist you with the rest!




Send money online from select countries
Send money online anytime from select countries. All you need is a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card and you're on your way.





Optional money transfer services in India:

Home delivery service is available through AFL Limited

Telephone notification is available through all locations

Message service is available at all locations




Restrictions and Special Notes



Receiving in India:


As a government requirement, maximum payout amount is not more than $2,500 US dollars (or IN Rupee equivalent) per transaction. Sender threshold amount has therefore been set at Indian Rupees 119,750 to ensure exchange fluctuations do not result in the transaction being declined to the receiver.

Maximum cash payout for all Indian nationals and all residents (Indian or Foreign) is 50,000 IN Rupee; Payouts over 50,000 IN Rupee will be paid by local crossed check only. 

There is no cash payout limit for foreign passport holders in India. 

As a government requirement, a payee can only receive a maximum of 12 transactions per calendar year.

Receiver must present valid identification.

Receiver must present correct Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

Will Call transfers to the states and Islands of Tamil Nadu, Kerela, Andhra Pradesh, Andaman/Nicobar or Pondicherry will be charged a special flat fee per transaction, regardless of principal amount being sent.



General Information:


Sender's full address must be included on all money transfers to India.

Pursuant to Indian government regulations, money transfer payments are reserved for private consumer use only and cannot be used for commercial or business purposes, for purchase of property, or for investments.

Test Question is not allowed.

Paying location is required to maintain a photocopy of identification documents presented by the Receiver.




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Send money online using a Visa® or MasterCard® credit or debit card if you live in one of the following countries:

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