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Visit your nearest Money Services for a quick and simple way of sending money to family and friends in Bangladesh. With Western Union, it can take just minutes† to send your loved ones Bangladeshi taka that they can collect from more than 13,000 agent locations across the country – from Dhaka to Chittagong to Khulna. Sending money to Bangladesh has never been so convenient.

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  • Over 13,000 Western Union agent locations across Bangladesh

  • Choose how quickly you want the money to arrive

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Send money your way

  • Money Services allows you to send money your way:

  • Send money: Online – no need to visit in-store

  • Send money: Stage & Pay – start online, pay in-store

  • Send money: In-person – in-store

  • Make fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000

How to send money

It’s easy to send a Western Union Money transfer at money services to a friend or loved one in Bangladesh. Just follow these steps to get started:

  • Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.

  • Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.

  • Choose how the receiver will receive the funds.

  • Choose your transfer option.

  • Give the fee* and the money being sent to the store associate.

  • Tell the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and send amount so they can pick up the cash – they’ll also need a photo ID.

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Bangladesh has used the taka since 1972, when it replaced the Indian Rupee as the country’s official currency. There are 100 poisha to a taka, and poisha coins are available in denominations of 5, 10, 25 and 50. A new series of taka notes was introduced in 2011, three years after the first 1,000 taka note was issued.

† Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

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

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