Quick Answer: How Do I Know If I Received Money From Western Union?

How do I know if someone sent me money through Western Union?

You can check the status of your money transfer by clicking on “Track transfer” on our website.

The only thing you need is the sender’s name and the money transfer control number (MTCN)..

How do you receive money from Western Union?

Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Android Pay are common mobile wallet apps. Enter your credit or debit card information. Once your mobile wallet is installed, it should prompt you to provide your credit or debit card information. Use the card that you want to receive money on or would like to send money from in the future.

Does Western Union keep records of money sent?

Yes, you can access the last 90 days of money transfer history.

Can I change the name of the receiver in Western Union?

Currently, we do not allow you to change the name to a completely different receiver. Please note, the minor changes to your receiver’s name can only be made on a regular money transfer. This cannot be done on a Money Order, Bill Payment, Direct to Bank, Prepaid Money Transfer, or Telephone Money Transfer.

How much does a money order cost at Western Union?

Fees vary based on money order amount (max amount of single money order is $1000). For amount between $0.01 – $100, the fee is $1.25. For amount between $100.01 – $1000 the fee is $1.50. For example, if you purchase $1,500 in money orders we will print two money orders ($1000 and $500).

How long does Western Union hold your money?

45 daysIn most cases, the money can be picked up within a few minutes after sending. Money is not returned to Sender for 9 months after the date of sending, unless the Sender orders so. So, this means you have 45 days to get your money after the date it was sent.

How do I know if my Western Union money order has been cashed?

Call to Check the Status Enter the 11-digit money order serial number when prompted. The serial number is located in the upper right corner of the Western Union money order record stub. Once you’ve entered the serial number, the automated service will tell you when your money order was cashed.

Can someone else pick up money from Western Union?

No. Only the person the money was sent to can pick up the money. Your ID is required. If you are unable to pick the money up yourself, you can request the sender to change the name to someone that can get the money for you.

What happens if money is not picked up from Western Union?

If the funds haven’t been picked up by the receiver, you’ll get a full refund, including the transaction fee. If your money has been picked up by the receiver and you suspect you are a victim of fraud, we encourage you to file an official fraud claim with Western Union and to report your situation to law enforcement.

Why would Western Union put money on hold?

Depending on the service you choose, your money transfer may be put on temporary hold based on certain transfer conditions, including: the amount sent, the destination, any pending payment authorizations, and regulatory and identification requirements.

How do I get a refund on a Western Union money order?

Complete and sign and date the money order tracing-refund request on the back of the money order receipt or complete the Money Order Customer Request form….PurchaserOn your computer or mobile device, go to Money Order Research Request form.Print the form, and then complete and sign it.Take the form to be notarized.More items…

Where is the Mtcn on a Western Union money order?

What’s a tracking number (MTCN Number)? You receive a 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) on the receipt you get each time you send money via Western Union.