How much is the Western Union money transfer fee? Is there a fee to receive?

If you are in need of foreign money transfer, Western Union is the perfect choice. What are the advantages of this international money transfer service? How much is the Western Union money transfer fee? Let's find out more details in the sharing post below.


Advantages of Western Union money transfer service


Western Union Money Transfer Service
Western Union Money Transfer Service

When choosing to transfer money abroad through Western Union You will receive many benefits as well as additional utilities, including:



  • Fast money transfers without having to have a bank account

  • The transfer fee only needs to be calculated once according to the deposit, there are no additional fees

  • Just bring your ID/CCCD along with the amount to be transacted to a Western Union branch or transaction office for fast money transfer.

  • All transaction information is secured at the highest level


How much is the Western Union money transfer fee?


Western Union money transfer fee will be calculated according to the remittance region and the remittance currency. As follows:


Western Union International Money Transfer Fee


1 JPY = 211.37 VND, when transferring money internationally, the fee that customers have to pay will be calculated as follows:
































Transfer amountTransfer fee
In case of money transfer to Vietnam
1 yen~10,000 yen900 yen
10,001 yen~50,000 yen1,500 yen
50,001 yen~100,000 yen2,000 yen
100,001 yen~250,000 yen3,000 yen
250,001 yen~293,000 yen5,000 yen

Fees for transferring money to Vietnam from the US (United States)


Western Union money transfer fees to Vietnam from the United States are calculated according to the following table:




































Transfer amountTransfer fee
In case of money transfer to Vietnam
1 yen~10,000 yen900 yen
10,001 yen~50,000 yen1,500 yen
50,001 yen~100,000 yen2,000 yen
100,001 yen~250,000 yen3,000 yen
250,001 yen~500,000 yen5,000 yen
500,001 yen 1,000,000 yen6,500 yen

Fees for money transfer to Vietnam from AU, SG, JP, KR


For the case of money transfer from AU, SG, JP, KR, the Western Union money transfer fee will be:




































Transfer amountTransfer fee
In case of money transfer to Vietnam
1 yen~10,000 yen900 yen
10,001 yen~50,000 yen1,500 yen
50,001 yen~100,000 yen2,000 yen
100,001 yen~250,000 yen3,000 yen
250,001 yen~500,000 yen7,000 yen
500,001 yen 1,000,000 yen9,000 yen

Fees for sending money to another country


For Western Union money transfer fees to other countries, you can refer to the table below:






































Transfer amountTransfer fee
Where the sending country is one of the 13 listed below (A)In case of another remittance country (not in the group of 13 countries) (B)
1 yen~10,000 yen900 yen900 yen
10,001 yen~50,000 yen1,500 yen1,500 yen
50,001 yen~100,000 yen2,000 yen3,000 yen
100,001 yen~250,000 yen3,000 yen5,000 yen
250,001 yen~293,000 yen5,000 yen7,000 yen

In there:



  • (A) China, Korea, Philippines, Brazil, Peru, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Srilanka, Myanmar

  • (B) Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan


Fees for transferring money from Western Union to banks (Agribank, Vietcombank ...)


Fees for transferring money from Western Union to banks such as Agribank, Vietcombank, Techcombank, etc. will be regulated by each bank. To know the exact fee for international money transfer, you can directly contact the banks via hotlines for support from the bank staff.


However, when making a money transfer to a bank, the time to transfer and receive money will take from 2 to 5 days. At the same time, customers can also flexibly choose a payment method such as half of the fee for each party, the sender's fee or the receiver's fee.


Learn how to transfer and receive money from abroad to Vietnam in detail


How to transfer money Western Union


After understanding how much is the Western Union money transfer fee, many people wonder how to transfer money to Western Union? Let's find out in detail how to transfer - receive money specifically as follows:


Western Union money transfer methods


Currently, when making money transfer via Western Union, customers will be able to choose one of the following methods of sending:



  • Send money online online – but this method has not been applied in Vietnam yet

  • Transfer money via Western Union Money Transfer app on Android or IOS

  • Transfer money through Western Union agents

  • Transfer money to the recipient's bank account, need to provide full information of the recipient


How to transfer money Western Union


To make a Western Union money transfer, customers just need to do the following:



  • Step 1: Bring money and ID card/CCCD to branches, transaction counters of Western Union system for transaction support

  • Step 2: Present documents and fill in the Western Union deposit slip for everyone to complete

  • Step 3: Make money transfers to employees and receive receipts and money transfer codes for comparison when something goes wrong.


How to receive Western Union money


To receive Western Union money, customers can flexibly receive it at transaction points or at banks as follows:


Receive money at transaction points, gold shops, banks


To receive Western Union money transfer, you first need to find Western Union transaction points for support. Then bring your personal ID card/CCCD to verify that you are the recipient of money from that foreign transaction.


Then you need to fill out the payment receipt completely. If you do not understand any information, you can contact the teller for support. At the same time, you need to enter the correct secret money transfer code – this code is given to the sender by Western Union and you will be notified by the sender. After filling in all the information, you need to return it to the transaction staff for the staff to check.


Western Union money transfer receipt
Western Union money transfer receipt

After the staff checks all the information, they will create a payment order and return the money transferred from abroad to you. The amount you receive will be converted from foreign currency par value to VND par value, so there will be an error of about 10%.


Receive money via banking app


In addition to the above method of receiving money, you can also receive money through the bank's mobile banking application. However, these banks must have an association with Western Union to be able to do this.



  • Step 1: Open Mobile Banking application login

  • Step 2: Select the feature to receive remittances

  • Step 3: Fill in your personal information to receive money

  • Step 4: Choose where to send money => Continue

  • Step 5: Check information => Confirm


With just 5 basic steps, you can receive money quickly and without spending too much time and effort.


Is there a fee for receiving Western Union money?


When receiving money from Western Union, depending on the method of receiving money and each receiving bank, customers will lose a certain fee. Usually this fee will be a fee for converting foreign currency into VND, so you can rest assured when receiving money.


Conclude


So we have helped you understand how much is the Western Union money transfer fee? Hopefully with these shares, you will get information on how to transfer money internationally via Western Union.


Information edited by Banktop.vn


































































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