Western Union Edinburgh

You can find our stores in Edinburgh. We pride ourselves on offering excellent service. Send money quickly and reliably today in-store at one of our Edinburgh stores.

You can find our stores in Edinburgh. We pride ourselves on offering excellent service. Send money quickly and reliably today in-store at one of our Edinburgh stores.

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There are No1 Currency Stores in Edinburgh offering Western Union Services for international money transfers.

Allowing you to quickly and securely do an international money transfer. The recipient then receives the western union transfer in their local currency.

Western Union Edinburgh Locations:

We have 4 No1 Currency stores located in Edinburgh offering western union and foreign exchange services.

  1. Western Union High Street
  2. Western Union Queensferry Street
  3. Western Union Waverley Mall

Western Union High Street:

Our High Street store is located in Edinburgh city centre, on the Royal Mile near Waverly station.

No1 Currency Exchange

207 High Street,
Royal Mile,
Edinburgh EH1 1PE

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Opening Hours:

Mon – Sat: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sun: Closed

Western Union Queensferry:

Our Queensferry store is located centrally, a short walk from the old town of Edinburgh.

No1 Currency Exchange

34-35 Queensferry Street
Edinburgh EH2 4QS

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Opening Hours:

Mon – Fri: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

Western Union Waverly Mall:

Our Waverly market store is located centrally next to Waverly Station.

No1 Currency Exchange

3 Waverley Market
Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1BQ

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Opening Hours:

Mon – Sat: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Sun: Closed

Other services in-store:

Planning a trip aboard? We offer a range of foreign exchange services in our Edinburgh stores

Western Union FAQs

How to send money via Western Union?

Sending money via Western Union is easy. Before calling into your local Western Union in Edinburgh, you just need to decide how much to send and the best way for the recipient to receive the money. You’ll also need a valid ID and if doing a bank transfer to have the receiver’s IBAN, BIC, Account Number, and Bank name. Money transfer options include bank account transfer, a cash pick up or to send the funds to recipient’s mobile wallet. To send a money transfer through Western Union you’ll need:

  • 1. A valid ID
  • 2. Verified the recipient’s location and name as it is on their ID
  • 3. Complete the Western Union Send Money Form
  • 4. Have the applicable funds including the transaction fee


ID for Western Union® money transfer

  • 1. Current signed passport
  • 2. Driving Licence either full EU driving licence or a UK provisional licence
  • 3. EU National Identify Card (non-UK)
  • 4. EU Residency Card
  • 5. Emergency/ Temporary Passport
  • 6. Emergency Travel Documents
  • 7. Ships passport


How long does an international money transfer take?

It depends on how you transfer the money it usually takes minutes* if sending money for a cash pick or to their mobile wallet*. However, a Western Union bank transfer can take a couple of days* to be processed

How to track a Western Union® money transfer online?

On your transaction receipt, you’ll find your tracking number or MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number). It’s a 10 digit reference code that is unique to your Western Union® international money transfer, using your MCTN you can track your Western Union transaction. Track your Money Transfer>>

How to receive money via Western Union?

There’s a couple of ways to receive a Western Union® money transfer

  • 1. Directly to your bank account*
  • 2. To your local Western Union agent in Edinburgh
  • 3. To your mobile wallet*

If collecting money from your local Western Union agent be sure to have the MTCN and a valid ID. Note the name on your ID must match the name on the transaction in order for the transaction to be paid out.


Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions. FX disclaimer – Western Union makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates are subject to change without notice.

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