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How to send money   

  • Complete an application form and bring proof of your identity (passport, EU driving licence or national ID card) to the post office.
  • Get a quote from the post office counter. The total cost depends on the amount of money being sent and the currencies being used. 
  • Give your details and those of the recipient to our counter staff.
  • Make your payment.
  • Make a note of your 10-digit unique transaction number, known as a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), printed on your receipt.
  • The recipient will be able to collect the money in minutes*.

How to collect money 

  • Make a note of your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), which tracks the transfer.
  • Complete an application form, including your MTCN, and bring proof of your identity (passport, EU driving licence or national ID card) to the post office.
  • Bring the documents to the counter and collect your payment.
 

FAQs

An Post is an agent of Western Union Payment Services Ireland Limited (WUPSIL).
 
WUPSIL is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland for the provision of payment services.
 
Find out more about Western Union’s terms and conditions.

*Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.

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WUPSIL is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland for the provision of payment services.