What exactly is western union or what exactly is western union money transfer? According to Businessdictionary, Western Union is Financial Services Corporation that specializes in the transfer of money from one location to another location. The company is based out of the United States, but processes financial transactions from across the world. Individuals deposit money at one of the company’s kiosks and then the receiver is able to pick-up the funds at another branch. The company has been in business since 1851.
In a simple language, Western union let you send money to friend and family living in a different country and pick it up with less or without stress at all. The Financial service is available in over 150 countries worldwide with nothing less that over 100 agents in each country. Take for instance, according to Western Union Nigeria, there are over 486,00 agent worldwide in over 200 countries and territories, millions of people trust western Union to send and receive money with over 2,700 Western Union agent location in Nigeria to enables you to send and receive money in a fast and reliable way.
Can I Receive Western Union Money Directly To My Bank Account?
There is possibility of receiving WU directly to your bank account and it varies. If you are using GTbank, then you will be able to receive your Western Union money directly to your GTbank account without stress.
GTbank is not the only banks that one can receive WU money from but this is the bank I have tried and it works without any stress on my side other than to walk into the bank to cash the money. However, if you are using any of the following banks, then you will be able to receive WU here in Nigeria.
- First Bank of Nigeria PLC
- Zenith International Bank
- Wema Bank
- Standard Trust Bank
- Oceanic Bank International
- Ecobank Nigeria PLC, and
- Guarantee Trust Bank
How to Receive Western Union Money
There are different ways that can be used to receive western union money depending on your location. There are quite some reasonable online service that enables you to receive western union money in your own country.
The fast and reliable way to receive western union in your country has to do with dealing with online service and receive the money directly on your bank account. The time taken to receive your payment while using online service to receive your money varies but it should not take more than 72 hours depending on the service.
NOTE: Carefully check your details before you finally hit the submit button and wait for your alert in a matter of hours.
However, below are the ways you can follow to receive western union directly to your bank account and you are good to go.
How to Receiver Western Union with Quickteller
Using quickteller is one of the easiest ways to receive western union money directly to your bank account. Here we are going to discuss how to receive Western Union money using quick teller to your bank account explicitly without skipping any step.
Quickteller offers an online payment system where you can pay bills, transfer funds and recharge without going through the hassles of writing cheques and carrying cash around.
Visit Quickteller and click on send/receive money on the homepage
When the next page loads, click on Western Union and enter your login detail or register as a new user.
On the name of your bank, select Naira from the drop down menu and click on receive money now.
Fill the form correctly; make sure you enter correct Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), exact sender’s country, and make sure your entered details are correct before you hit the continue button. And hit the confirm button to confirm your order.
With quickteller, you can receive Western Union money from any country directly to your bank account.