How to send money from Ghana to abroad

Do you want to send money to your friends or relatives abroad? No worries, I’ve got you covered on that.

Most of the time the attention is shifted on how to send money from abroad to Ghana and little or no attention is given to you sending money from Ghana to abroad. Is it always the case that we want to receive money from abroad?

That assumption is not true. There’re several people in Ghana who are thinking of how to send money from Ghana to abroad but lack knowledge on the available options.

Today, I will be taking you through how to send money from Ghana to abroad using the famous money sending platform, Western Union, and some other platforms.

Though there are other methods that are going to be discussed in this article, most of the attention will be given to Western Union because that is one of the best options available. This is because Western Union has over 100,000 agents in over 200 countries around the world.

Interestingly, the requirements that are needed to transfer the money from Ghana to abroad is just one, a valid National ID and that’s all. Western Union has been in existence for over a decade now and therefore can be trusted.

 

How to send money from Ghana to abroad

Below are some of the ways you can send money from Ghana to abroad.

How to send money from Ghana to abroad using Western Union

Under sending money from Ghana to abroad using Western Union, there are three (3) different aspects we are going to concentrate on today.

How to send money from Ghana to abroad using Western Union in Person

  • This process is used to transfer money to someone abroad for the person to pick it up at any Western Union agent at the destination country.
  • Search for a Western Union agent on the official Western Union website.
  • Fill out and complete the Western Union Send Money Form.
  • Visit the nearest agent from the list of the agents provided in the list on the website and give him/her the completed forms together with the applicable funds (including the transaction fee).
  • Save the receipt and the tracking number (MTCN) as it will be needed before the recipient can receive the money at the destination. This code can also be used to track the progress of your transfer.

How to send money from Ghana to abroad using Western Union to a bank account abroad

Also, this method is used to transfer money directly to the recipient’s bank account abroad.

  • Search for a Western Union agent on the official Western Union website.
  • Fill out and complete the Western Union Send Money Form including the recipient’s bank account information.
  • Visit the nearest agent from the list of the agents provided in the list on the website and give him/her the completed forms together with the applicable funds (including the transaction fee).

How to send money from Ghana to abroad using Western Union Online

  • Log in to your Western Union profile and if you don’t have an account make sure to do so.
  • Select the destination country, the amount you want to transfer, and the delivery method (cash).
  • Enter the full name of the recipient. Make sure to enter the name that is on the valid National ID of the recipient.
  • Choose your payment method and pay.
  • After successful completion, your confirmation will be sent to you via email. This will include the MTCN the recipient will use when going for the money.

How to send money from Ghana to abroad using other methods

Other methods can be used to transfer money from Ghana to abroad.

One of these includes direct bank transfer from your bank account to the recipient’s bank account abroad. To do this, you need to visit your bank to find out whether they support this feature or not.

Also, you can transfer money using other e-wallet platforms including Moolre.

Conclusion

The transfer of money from Ghana to abroad is not difficult but it involves much security. Therefore, before you select a platform you want to use for your transaction perform a lot of research before you decide on what to do.

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