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Western Union Money Transfer


The Western Union is a global leader in money transfer and message services, with a history of pioneering service dating back more than 150 years.

Note: As per Current RBI rules for western union money transaction-money can only receive in INDIA through the Western Union and one cannot send money outside INDIA through the Western Union.

The simple steps to receive money

The sender deposits money with Western Union office abroad and provides the details of the recipient customer in India.

A 10 digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) is generated by the system which is informed by the sender. The sender, in turn, informs the unique 10 digit number to the recipient customer in India.

The recipient customer then approaches any of the all-India branches of FRR Forex with his personal photo-Identification document (please produce the original document at the counter during the transaction) and provides details of the sender along with the MTCN number on a Receive Form.

FRR verifies and matches the particulars provided on the Receive Form with that available on the Western Union computer system. Once the genuineness of the transaction and the receiver has been verified, the amount is paid to the receiver

Photo Identification Document needed to Complete Western Union Transaction:-

  • Passport
  • Driving License Issued by Indian authority
  • Election Voters ID
  • Pan Card along with any of these documents:-
  • Current Telephone Bill (on the name of the person for whom the transaction has to be done)
  • Current Electricity Bill (on the name of the person for whom the transaction has to be done)
  • Ration Card (the name of the person for whom the transaction has to be done should be there)

In order to check whether one has received the transfer and for further more queries log into http://www.westernunion.com

To download Western Union Form, please click here.