Send money to a loved one in India simply and reliably with Money Services and Western Union.
Send emergency funds to your family and friends when they need it at Money Services. Within just a few minutes† you can send rupees around the world for pick-up at a Western Union agent location across India. Major banks across the country including Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India and Yes Bank offer pick-up services. If you don’t need to rush a payment you can also send money to a person’s bank account, which takes 4-5 days. From Mumbai to Bangalore, sending money to India with Money Services is quick and easy.
More than 125,000 Western Union agent locations across India
Earn rewards as a My WU® member every time you send a qualifying money transfer
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 in-person, in-store to India
Visit your local Money Services to send money to friends and family in India. 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.
Choose how the receiver will receive the funds.
Decide on the best 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.
Over 125,000 Western Union agent locations in India
About Indian Rupees
The official currency in India is the Indian Rupee, or INR. The word comes from the Sanskrit word for silver coin and the common symbol for the Rupee is Rs. The Reserve Bank of India, which was introduced in 1935, is responsible for controlling and issuing the currency. The coins have been used to trade in India for hundreds of years.
Kroger engages in the money transmission business as an authorized delegate of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please contact Western Union Customer Service first at 1-800-325-6000. After contacting Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and if you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.
*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 are subject to change without notice.
†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”).
**Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer or Quick Collect transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU fee reductions.
Services may be provided by Western Union Financial Services, Inc. NMLS# 906983 and/or Western Union International Services, LLC NMLS# 906985, which are licensed as Money Transmitters by the New York State Department of Financial Services. See terms and conditions for details.
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