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        Western Union Money TransferSM Service

        Send Money from an Agent location

        When you need to send money fast, count on the Western Union Money TransferSM service. It’s a convenient and easy way to transfer money.


        After approval, your money arrives in minutes.

        Your receivers can pick up the money right away (depending on the hours their Agent location is open).

        Send money around the world.


        Send money from an Agent Location
        Send money anytime, anywhere from one of our thousands of Western Union Agent locations around the world.


        Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

        How to send money at an Agent location

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        Restrictions and Special Notes


        Sending from Colombia:


        Maximum principal send amount is 7,500 USD in local currency per transaction.

        Money transfers can only be sent in Colombian Pesos.

        Send money transfers are subject to a 16% tax on charges.

        Senders must present valid identification.



        Receiving in Colombia:


        Maximum principal Payout amount is 7,500 USD or local equivalent per transaction.

        Maximum payout to Non-Residents is 3,500 USD or local equivalent.

        Receivers must present valid identification.

        For Money Transfers over 500 USD or local equivalent, payee must present correct Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

        Payouts are subject to a 0.4% tax on the principal amount when applicable by local law.

        Payouts to Colombian residents over 2,000 USD or local equivalent will be issued a "For Deposit Only" check in Colombian Pesos requiring 24 hours clearance if deposited into the Payee's checking account or 72 hours clearance if deposited into the Payee's savings account.



        General Information:


        Some locations close for 1-2 hours during lunch.

        Test question not available.

        Free telephone notification is available upon request.





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