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With Money Services, it’s easy to send money to family or friends who live in Nepal. Just visit your local Money Services and fill out some simple paperwork. That way you’ll be able to send Nepalese rupees across the world in minutes†. Western Union agent locations all over Nepal are usually found in convenience stores as well as their own dedicated locations, so it’s easy for your recipient to track down their nearest one. So whether your family is in Kathmandu or Kirtipur, sending money to Nepal with Money Services is convenient and reliable.

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  • Over 8,500 Western Union agent locations across Nepal

  • My WU® members earn rewards every time they 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 your local Money Services to send money to friends living in Nepal. 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.

  • Select the appropriate 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.

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

Over 8,500 Western Union


The rupee replaced the old unit of Nepalese currency, the mohar, in the early 1930s. For a while banknotes in Nepal were undersigned by a Hindu high priest – probably the only currency in the world ever to do so. Nepal became a republic in 2008, which meant the change of the face of the note from its former monarch to Mount Everest, the new republic’s symbol.

† 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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