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Western Union is a global leader in money transfer services, offering the ability to send money to more than 245,000 Western Union Agent locations in over 200 countries and territories, within only few minutes.

You need to have your ID document and the beneficiary name. The beneficiary needs to show the ID document to get the transfer. Normally transactions with Western Union are paid cash in the destination country currency, however some agents can use cheque to cash at the nearest bank. The commission charged for the transaction depends on the amount sent.

Western Union contact by email at
We also accept questions by regular mail and by telephone at the locations identified below:

Western Union Financial Services, Inc.
Western Union Privacy Office
P.O. Box 6992
Greenwood Village, CO 80155-6992

USA: 1-800-562-2598

Farmacia Amiga de Cobano offers Western Union service from Monday to Friday from 8am to 4.30 pm
in Mal Pais from Monday to Friday from 9am to 6 pm and Puerto Viejo
from 8am to 4pm