Internet Transaction Step-by-Step Instructions

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Step 1: Visit WesternUnion.com and register a new account or log-in for existing users.

Step 2: Click "Pay bills"

Step 3: Enter "Overseas Citizen Services" in the “Biller's name” field, enter the amount, and click "Get Started."

Step 4: Click "Send Online"

Step 5: In the “account number” field, enter the sender’s telephone number. Then provide the name of the country where the funds are intended and the recipient’s last name. IMPORTANT: Don’t use spaces between words. i.e. ChinaDouglas, FranceJohnson, etc. Then click “continue”.

Step 6: Provide required payment information to complete internet transaction.