Send Money by Phone

Send money by phone with Western Union.

You need to send money and time is of the essence. Just pick up the phone and call our toll-free number. Our friendly Western Union representatives are ready to help make your life a little easier.

Money in Minutes Service

When you need to send money quickly, use our Money in Minutes1 service. You can send to over 200 countries worldwide.

  1. Call 1-800-CALL-CASH® (1-800-225-5227).
  2. Talk to an agent about using our Money in Minutes2 service.
  3. Pay with a credit or debit card (issued by a bank in the United States).3
  4. Save your tracking number (MTCN).

1 Read the restrictions and special notes for this service.

2 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, regulatory issues, identification requirements, differences in time zones or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms and Conditions for details.

3 Your credit card issuer may charge an additional cash advance fee for this service.

Send to a correctional facility

You can send up to $300 to an inmate.

  1. Call 1-800-634-3422 (for Spanish 1-800-325-4045) from your home phone number (required for verification). A public phone isn't allowed.
  2. Follow the instructions and provide the requested information.
  3. You will need the inmate number.
  4. Pay with your credit1 or debit card (issued by a U.S. bank).
  5. Save your tracking number (MTCN).

1 Your credit card issuer may charge an additional cash advance fee for this service.