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Simply bring the required funds to your nearest Money Services counter for a quick and hassle-free process. Your friends, family or business partners can collect funds from more than 30 Western Union locations across Honduras.

The money is wired through a secure system that quickly converts dollars to lempira. The funds are usually ready just a few minutes after you have completed your Honduras money transfer, highlighting how fast this service is. Other options include transferring the money directly into the recipient’s bank account, which takes 4-5 days.

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  • Send money conveniently to one of 500,000 Western Union agent locations across Honduras.

  • Gift funds directly to a friend or family member’s bank account, either online or in-store.

  • Make transfers up to $5,000 quickly and reliably.

  • Plus, earn rewards with My WU® when you send a qualifying money transfer to Honduras.

  • Look out for promotions to save on fees at the checkout as well.

How to easily

Visit your closest Money Services store to send money to Honduras. It’s easy to get started – just follow these steps:

  • Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.

  • Provide the store associate with the receiver’s name, location and pay for the transfer and fee* by cash or a US-issued debit card.

  • Choose how and when to send the money.

  • Choose your transfer option.

  • Tell the recipient the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) plus the amount so they can collect the cash. Ensure they bring along photo ID.

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The currency in Honduras is the Honduran lempira (HNL). It is named after the 16th-century ruler of the indigenous Lenca people and replaced the peso in 1931. Exchanging US dollars to Honduran lempira is common for people with central American connections.

Sending money to Honduras

How can I find where to send money?

Money Services and Western Union have made it possible to send money to more than 200 countries. With 500,000 compatible agent locations across the world, it is easy for friends or family to receive money in Honduras. Use our store locator to find somewhere close by.

How can I find where to pick up money?

Expecting a money transfer? Just find your nearest Money Services with our store locator or any participating Western Union agent.

How can I protect myself against fraud?

Protect yourself against fraud when transferring money to Honduras by thinking carefully about the transaction. Only ever send money to people you know well and trust, such as friends or family.

If you have been asked to transfer money urgently by someone you have never met in person – or if something just doesn’t feel right – stay fraud aware by reading our guidance here.

How long does it take to send money?

Sending money to Honduras can take just minutes with our Money in Minutes Service, but for some locations a slower service such as Next Day may be necessary. Direct bank transfers can usually clear within five days.

What are the fees for sending money?

Fees for sending money to Honduras vary based on the amount you plan to send. Money Services is always working to keep fees low – drop into your nearest store to get the latest rates or read our Send Money page to get started.

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  • More than 30 Western Union locations across Honduras
  • Earn rewards as a My WU® member every time you send a qualifying money transfer
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