How To Activate a New Debit Card Western Union

How To Activate a New Debit Card Western Union

What is Debit Card Western Union?

The Western Union® Netspend® Prepaid Mastercard® gives you all the great features and benefits of a prepaid debit card with the power to send and receive Western Union® Money Transfers1 from wherever you are.

How To Activate a New Debit Card Western Union

 Once you receive your physical card please access the WU+ app and under the Debit Card tab, select the “Activate now” option. You will need to enter your full card number and CVV. Next, you will be prompted to set a 4-digit card PIN.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I link my debit card to Western Union?


  1. Log in to your profile.
  2. Go to the Payment preferences section.
  3. Select Add new credit or debit card. To add a bank account, choose Bank accounts and log in to your bank account online.
  4. Enter your card or bank account information and choose Save.

How do I use Western Union for the first time?

Start sending in a few steps

  1. Register. online. Fill-in online. registration. form. Get started.
  2. Verify. email. Visit the nearby GraceKennedy. location and provide the same ID. you used for online registration.
  3. Enjoy sending. money. After you receive a profile. verification email, you can start. sending money online.

Why is my Western Union debit card transfer not working?

Your bank may decline your payment due to: Insufficient funds in your bank account. Unusually large payment exceeding your bank limits. Your card may not be enrolled for secure authentication.

What debit cards does Western Union accept?

Payment options

You can pay with your credit or debit card (Visa, Visa debit, MasterCard or Maestro).

Can you receive Western Union on a debit card?

Can I change the way I receive my money transfer? To change from cash pickup to receive money directly to a debit card: Log in to your Western Union profile. Select ‘Track transfer’ and follow the instructions on the screen.

What is the fee to send $100 through Western Union?

How much does Western Union charge to send $100? Assuming you’re sending bank-to-bank, Western Union generally charges between $0.65 and $3.76 to send $100. However, the costs could still be higher if you choose a different sending or receiving method.

Can you use Western Union without a debit card?

If you prefer to send money in person, visit a Western Union agent location to send money using cash or, at some agent locations, a debit card. To save time, you can start your money transfer online and then pay in cash with our Pay in-store service.

How long does Western Union debit card transfer take?

The initial transfer can take up to five days pending KYC validation, with subsequent transactions to the same Receiver bank account number occurring on the same day.

How do I add a debit card to my Western Union app?

Login to the WU+ app, select the account you wish to add money to and then select the “Add money with card” option. You can select a card you have used before or choose to add a new one. When adding a new card, you need to provide the card details like card number, expiry date and the CVV/CVC number.

How do I use Western Union ATM?

If you have an active account with one of Western Union’s participating bank agents that offer ATM service, just visit the nearest ATM, insert your bank card, look for the WU money transfer services, enter MTCN sender’s name, sending country and payout amount.