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Thanks to Money Services and Western Union, you can send Colombian pesos in minutes†. The money can be collected in person at Western Union agent locations across Colombia, including Bancolombia, BBVA, and Banco de Bogota. Whether it’s to friends in Cali or family in Bogota, you’ll appreciate the speed and peace of mind from sending cash with Money Services.

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  • More than 3,800 Western Union agent locations across Colombia

  • Earn rewards with the My WU® membership program when you send a qualifying money transfer

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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

Visit Money Services to send money to a family member in Colombia. It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.

  • 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.

  • Select Cash Pick-up.

  • Choose your transfer option.

  • Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US.

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

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The Colombian Peso (COP) has been the official currency of Colombia since 1837 when it replaced the Real. It is often referred to as Col$ or by the $ symbol. Notes are issued by the Banco de la Republica.

† 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”).

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