How to Track a Western Union Money Transfer

How to Track a Western Union Money Transfer

Western Union is an American financial services and communications company. It allows users send and receive funds, pay bills, track transfers, and so on.

Do you use Western Union? Did you recently perform a transaction and would love to track it? Read on, as I’ll show you how to do just that in no time.

How to Track Your Western Union Transfer Using MTCN

Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) is a unique tracking number generated for every Western Union money transfer. It helps in tracking the transfer it was generated for and for reference purposes.

To track your Western Union transfer using MTCN, do the following:

  1. Open www.westernunion.com/us/en/send-money/app/tracktransfer in any web browser.
  2. On the Track a Transfer page, select whether you’re the sender or receiver.Western Union Track a Transfer Page
  3. Inside the text field provided, enter your MTCN.
  4. Click on the blue Continue

If you provided the right information, you’ll be able to see the progress of your transaction.

How to Track Your Western Union Transfer Without a MTCN

Tracking without a MTCN is of two variants. One allows you to track your transfer by supplying the sender’s phone number, receiver’s country, and the send/receive amount. The other variant, you’ll have to supply the sender’s and receiver’s names, receiver’s country, and the send/receive amount.Western Union No MTCN Track Transfer a Page

To track your Western Union transfer without a MTCN, do the following:

  1. Open www.westernunion.com/us/en/send-money/app/tracktransfer in any web browser.
  2. After the page has fully loaded, under the blue Continue button, click on the “Don’t know the MTCN?” link.
  3. On the next screen, select which variant you’d like to use – whether to supply the sender’s phone number or sender and receiver names.
  4. Supply the appropriate information in the fields.
  5. For better results, add the transfer date. This is, however, optional and not important.
  6. Click on the Continue button after you’ve supplied the information.

If you provided the right information, you’ll be able to see the progress of your transaction.

And I’ve just shown you how to track your Western Union money transfer in no time, just as promised. If you encounter any problem, feel free to let me know in the comment section.

To learn how to collect your money when it’s ready for pick up, read this: How to Receive Your Western Union Money Transfer.

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