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The above graph displays service status activity for Westernunion.com over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

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* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT -8)  |  Current server time is 21:02

We have tried pinging Western Union website using our server and the website returned the above results. If westernunion.com is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or a website maintenance is in progress...

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Browser Related Problems

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Clear the temporary cache and cookies on your browser to make sure that you have the most recent version of the web page. For instructions choose your browser :

Fix DNS Problems

A Domain Name System (DNS) allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words (*.com) in order to be remembered more easily, like a phonebook for websites. This service is usually provided by your ISP.

Clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has. For Windows - (Start > Command Prompt > type "ipconfig /flushdns" and hit enter). For details choose your operating system :

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

Check our help page for step-by-step instructions on how to change your DNS.

Having Problems with Accessing Westernunion.com?
Pamela Haley · 3 August 2014 - 21:45
United States · Navy Network Information Center (NNIC) · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

I have been trying to get onto westernunion.com since Friday July 31st. It isn't responding. I am located in Japan on military base. I've used it several times, but i'm getting a "there is a redirect Loop" or "too many redirects".

Brownie Peck · 24 July 2014 - 22:19
Japan · Kddi Corporation · Safari 7.0.5 on Mac

Cannot access the Western Union website from Okinawa, Japan. I have tried four different computers, three different networks, three different ISP, and four different web browsers. ALL get similar error messages: "there is a redirect Loop" or "too many redirects". Must be a regional problem in Okinawa/Japan.

Eko Ius · 20 July 2014 - 12:27
United States · Comcast Cable · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I have tried for the last hour to send money online and on the phone. Online services shuts off and the phone cuts off after entering card number! UGH!!!

Martha Schwan · 17 July 2014 - 05:06
Brazil · Global Village Telecom · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

I am trying to send money to Brazil via my bank account in Toronto and no matter what I do I do not have any success. That never happened before though.

I tried sending different amounts to other countries such as Australia, Colombia and it worked fine!!

How come it is not working for Brazil??

Kibirige Kiriggwajjo · 12 July 2014 - 02:19
Uganda · Orange Uganda · Chrome 35.0 on Windows

My friends in California can not send us money because it is down! What is it? For a full week?

Ahmed Masud · 11 July 2014 - 07:54
United States · Comcast Cable · Chrome 35.0 on Mac

Western union login is not working since at least this morning

Stephen Stewart · 7 July 2014 - 06:18
Afghanistan · GCN/DCN Networks · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I am at Bagram Afghanistan and I cannot get online to send money. Is the site blocked or something? By the Military? or what is wrong. I link through Sniperhill as a ISP.

Da Herrmann · 14 June 2014 - 05:18
United States · AT&T U-verse · Firefox 30.0 on Windows

I click "continue" after I enter my cc info and doesn't take me anywhere. At least last week it took me to the error page.

Richard Kennady · 11 June 2014 - 07:15
Brazil · Oi Velox · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I have not been able to get my cash sent from England to Brazil for a week now, and no provision going forward, this service has lost all credibility with me.

Tina Mqs · 26 May 2014 - 10:41
United States · Verizon FiOS · Chrome 34.0 on Windows

re getting an error... It asked me for a number that the bank sent me- but that popup disappeared immediately before i could even read all of it. It looks like the money has been taken from my credit card, as i wanted, but it is not listed on the website for my credit card under the activity section.

Larry Wells · 25 May 2014 - 21:50
United States · Wave Broadband · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Im getting the redirect to error also now. Anyone know how to fix this? Tried IE and FF

Josefina Rivera · 25 May 2014 - 15:57
Puerto Rico · San Juan Cable · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

is offline in Puerto rico. may 25.

Pir Phongvilakoun · 15 May 2014 - 09:33
United States · Cox Communications · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Not working at the moment, and customer is freaking useless.

Roger Holman · 14 May 2014 - 10:40
United States · AT&T U-verse · Chrome 34.0 on Windows

Western Union is down right now. Their site sucks! AGAIN!!!

Mike Quinn · 14 May 2014 - 08:32
Nicaragua · Telgua · Chrome 34.0 on Windows

there is some kind of redirect loop happening on westernunion.com in IE and Chrome... in general the technology and usability on the website is absolutely horrid!

Lisa Parkman · 7 April 2014 - 07:41
United States · Cox Communications

Still no luck getting online or on phone

JoJo Stewart · 31 March 2014 - 22:59
Malaysia · Telekom Malaysia Berhad

WU is stupid! I can't even receive and pay my school fees cos the f#!king retard is offline! FUCK!

Teal Fankhauser · 28 March 2014 - 07:43
United States · AT&T U-verse

Wu pay error. All 3 differnet browsers and even on my smart phone

Bella Prima Donna · 2 March 2014 - 07:38
United States · DirecPath

Redirecting to an error page.

Richard Forgey · 2 March 2014 - 01:44
United States · AT&T U-verse

Westernunion.com is down. Its redirecting to Error page

Karen Connolly · 17 January 2014 - 02:11
United States · Comcast Cable

When I try to log in I get an error page

Joseph Lander · 10 January 2014 - 23:43
Australia · Exetel

i get to the end of putting my transfer details in and then click continue and nothing happens. What the hecks going on?

Michelle Kennedy · 5 January 2014 - 08:47
United States · EarthLink

The website keeps crashing, I have tried IE and Firefox

Pamela J Monica Stevens · 3 January 2014 - 15:10
United States · Comcast Cable

western union has been down since christmas, and its still down... sure its overloaded.. build it better guys!

Maurice A Tillman · 30 December 2013 - 02:27
United States · 6connect

This is bullshit. I can't even send over the phone now...

Neil McBain · 16 December 2013 - 15:08
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

I am trying to send money to my gf in the philippines but the send money page does not finish downloading making this impossible can you fix this please

Onu Kertu · 23 November 2013 - 09:45
United States · Clear Wireless

Not working on both laptops. Just worked 10 minutes ago. Gives message :

The page cannot be found. The page you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.

Please try the following:
•If you typed the page address in the Address bar, make sure that it is spelled correctly.
•Open the home page, and then look for links to the information you want.
•Click the Back button to try another link.

HTTP 400 - Bad Request - Internet Information Services

Peter Pizzle C · 1 November 2013 - 17:47
Canada · Videotron Ltee

Attempted to do the same transfer 4 times today, still not working. Called my bank, no problem there. how about a 25% rebate for each attempt I've made. BS

Leesha Ford · 28 October 2013 - 11:30
United States · Charter Communications

I'm able to get on the website, but not able to get past the main site into any portal

Pat Lee · 24 October 2013 - 18:21
United States · Cox Communications

I have been using western union for over a year now. Send money every month to the same person. Then, about a month ago, I could not log into my account. It has been a nightmare ever since. I have tried to close, then reopen the account, but it won't close, or let me log in. Finally opened a new account with a new email, but it won't let me use my card!! The same card i've used for over a year. I can send by western union phone, but instead of costing me 8 dollars, it cost me $40 dollars or more!! This is completely ridiculous!! It is very difficult to get money to latin america without Western Union!!

Lynne Marr · 24 October 2013 - 12:02
United States · Charter Communications

Seems to be back up now

Joe Newn · 24 October 2013 - 11:34
United States · Time Warner Cable

wont work for me ether can not send money and the sign in page seems to be corrupt

Lynne Marr · 24 October 2013 - 11:20
United States · Charter Communications

Not working for me either. Can get onto their home page but when I try to send money I get the page in html and can go no further.

Francis Gelay · 24 October 2013 - 09:49
United States · XO Communications

Website down again. Can log in, but then receive page unavailable response.

Joe Kely · 22 October 2013 - 15:19
United States · America Online

i have been having trouble with western union for the past month it seems the tried to change there website and noe it is impossible to send money

Danguole Keleciute · 19 October 2013 - 08:51
United States · Latisys-Chicago

Hasn't worked for last few days.First the verifying codes, now doesn'teven go to submiting the transfer, answers error in the transactions.When u call them, plan to wait 10-20 min til someone answers.But then they will not admit the web is not working :/

Sandy Lewis · 16 October 2013 - 18:57
United States · Frontier Communications

I have had serious problems getting onto western union to send money for the last month!! What on earth is up?

Karen May Jones · 12 October 2013 - 14:21
United States · Time Warner Cable

Western Union website has been down for an hour at least...

Bobbie Hasson · 3 September 2013 - 03:00
United States · Dnet Internet Services

Unable to send money online or at Western Union Agents in my area. What's going on?

Dinsdale Drummond · 26 July 2013 - 11:47
United States · Alaska Communications Systems Group

The site is not recognizing my zip code or any other zip code I'm trying so I cannot proceed to send money.

Lynne Chrisp · 22 July 2013 - 04:05
United Kingdom · TalkTalk

cant get western union

Laura Olson · 21 June 2013 - 13:36
United States · Verizon FiOS

not loading page to send money online

John Smitty Doee · 14 May 2013 - 00:45
United States · Charter Communications

Very Slow right now...

Greg Armstrong · 11 May 2013 - 09:21
United States · Charter Communications

Both western union online and mobile are down

Hans Stam · 24 February 2013 - 19:47
Netherlands · Ziggo

Not really quick but it's up and running

Mohammad Faizan · 21 February 2013 - 21:45
India · Bharti Broadband

western union is not working online... Plz help us western union team

Reg Beresford · 5 February 2013 - 09:36
Philippines · Globe Telecom

Franziska von Hacht thats perhaps incorrect.. about the scamming people but i tell you what if you are having problems -- try using Internet Explorer (i thought no one used that browser) as chrome, mozilla etc just were giving me errors.. and IE thank god worked as advised by one person in Western union after numerous calls trying to get work out why it was giving me errors or some crazy messages that id done over 30 transactions in the month.

Franziska von Hacht · 5 February 2013 - 08:08
Australia · TPG Internet Pty.

I have been trying to send money overseas through Western Union since the 31st of January, and I just tried it again now on the 6th of February and it's STILL not working! It's also not working at the Post Office. And no proper explanation as to why this is happening has been given, although my bank has told me that it has to do with people scamming other people.

Thor Olof Staffan · 26 December 2012 - 05:15
Sweden · Bredbandsbolaget AB

Does not respond; "Service Unavailable..." Message; "The server is temporarily unable to service your request"

Benjamin Bunyard · 25 December 2012 - 15:22
United States · Comcast Cable

I sent payment on the 21st so I could have my gf on a bus and they make me out to be a liar. Fix your shit. Put some redundancy into play.

Reg Beresford · 22 November 2012 - 20:35
Philippines · Globe Telecom

had some big problems with recent WU upgrades. the bank to bank tf not working. I had to fork out money at a compromised rate and pay a fee and some major problems with these people that when things go wrong they are painful to deal with. Having automated systems is good but when things go wrong and they dont ADDRESS YOUR QUESTIONS its a pain in the ass. Site up, service processing is down.

Rising Phoenix · 15 October 2012 - 22:39
Philippines · Globe Telecom

not working in my end

Rasta Chan · 29 August 2012 - 08:43
United States · T-Mobile USA

not working today 8/29 1135 am

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