Users' questions

Does Western Union ask for address?

Does Western Union ask for address?

Your receiver’s full postal address will also be required for these countries when sending from or the WU app to your receiver’s bank account, where available.

What details are required for Western Union Money Transfer?

Provide your sender these details: 1Your bank account number1 and Indian Financial System Code (IFSC). 2The purpose of remittance. 3Your address and mobile number.

How do I add an address to Western Union?

To register for a Western Union profile, you can go to or our mobile app. On or the mobile app: Select Register….On the mobile app:

  1. Log in through the app.
  2. Select your profile from the menu section.
  3. Select your address and enter the new one.
  4. Choose “Update” to save the changes.

What is transit number in Western Union?

A bank transit number is a nine-digit code that identifies a specific financial institution. Most of us will notice it from the bottom left corner of our checks. The transit number is printed on checks so other banks can determine which bank the check was first drawn from.

Can I send Western Union to someone without ID?

Note: You must be at least 18 years old with a valid, government-issued ID to send or receive money with Western Union. Your receiver will need to present an ID and answer the test question to receive the money.

Why does Western Union ask for ID?

Western Union requires receivers to provide photo ID as an added way of ensuring they are who they say they are – and although it’s not 100% reliable, this simple procedure helps protect your money transfer. Send with confidence.

What forms of ID can I use for Western Union?

You need to present any official government-issued ID (e.g. valid passport, Government issued ID, driver’s license, residence permit with photo, work permit with photo, emergency passport, UNHCR Card, military/police/government ID, i-Kad) to pick up money at a Western Union agent location.

What’s a transit number for bank?

A routing transit number is a nine-digit number used to identify a bank or financial institution when clearing funds or processing checks. The American Bankers Association (ABA) established routing transit numbers in 1910. These numbers are also used in online banking and clearinghouses for financial transactions.

How do I find my bank branch number?

Your branch (transit), institution, and account number are located on the bottom of a cheque for the relevant account, as shown below. If you do not have cheques or cannot find the numbers shown, you will need to contact your bank.

What are acceptable forms of ID for Western Union?

What documents I need to present to send money? You’ll need to present a valid International passport, National Identity Card, Driver’s License, Residence ID (for foreigners), Foreigner’s document.