Western Union Rates in the Philippines for 2022

Western Union Rates in the Philippines

Western Union is one of the most popular money transfer service provider not only in the Philippines but around the world. Western Union offers a quick way to send and receive money with 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries around the globe.

If you want to transfer or send money to your family or loved ones, Western Union is one of the best to consider because it is fast, secure, convenient and reliable remittance service provider here in the Philippines and around the world.

Table of Contents
Western Union Domestic Rates
Western Union Overseas Rates
How to send money through Western Union?
How to receive money through Western Union?
Western Union Philippines Contacts

It charges small fees on specific range of amount of money to be sent. Western Union offers competitive pera padala rates just like LBC, Mlhuillier, Palawan Express, Cebuana, etc., depending on how much money you want to send and what country you are transacting.

Other remittance companies have also been reducing their rates because of competition from an increasing number of companies and banks entering the money transfer business. SM and BDO have already entered the local money-sending business. Check out several remittance companies and their transfer rates in the Philippines and then compare.

Sending money with Western Union is fast, very convenient and easy on both local and overseas. It is just a matter of where you want to send, how you want to pay and who is receiving your remittance. You can track your transactions online and thru mobile app using the provided 10-digit MTCN tracking number.

With growing numbers of Western Union Agents in the Philippines, its easy to find one but its easier to search using their agent location finder. Western Union also provides currency exchange service with rates based on the market. They also offer direct money transfer to participating banks or you can visit their branch (10,000+ locations) nearest you for cash pick up.

In this handy guide, we will show you the Western Union Money Transfer Rates in the Philippines and Overseas so that you will know the fees and charges for sending money to your loved ones.  We will also include handy step-by-step guide on how to send and receive money through Western Union Money Transfer Rates.

Western Union Domestic Rates:

AmountTransfer fee
₱50,000-above2% ng halagang ipapadala

Western Union Overseas Rates:

AmountTransfer fee

How to send money through Western Union?

  1. Fill out the Send Form at a nearby agent location. If you are sending to a bank account, make sure to include your receiver’s bank name and bank account number.
  2. Give the completed form to their agent. You will also need to give the money you wish to send and and show your valid ID.
  3. Pay the transfer fee. Get your receipt and take note of the MTCN(Money Transfer Control Number).
  4. Inform your receiver. Let them know the MTCN and the amount sent. Do not disclose these details to anyone else.

How to receive money through Western Union?

  1. Get your sender's details. Know your sender's name, the amount sent, and the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).
  2. Visit a Western Union nearby location. Make sure to bring a government-issued photo ID and fill out the Receive Form. Here are the list of IDs accepted by Western Union.
  3. Receive the money then get your receipt.

Important Note: Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

Western Union Philippines Contacts:

Phone Numbers: 
  • 02 888-1200 (for calls within Metro Manila) 
  • 1-800-1-888-1200 (toll-free nationwide via PLDT Lines) 
  • 1-800-9-888-1200 (toll-free nationwide via Globe Lines) 
  • +632 888-1200 (for calls from overseas)

Email: CustomerService.Asia@westernunion.com
Website: www.westernunion.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/WesternUnion

That was the complete list of Western Union Money Transfer Rates for this year 2022. If you have any concerns, let us know in comment section below.

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