How to transfer money to Banco Union, Dominican Republic

Banco Union

Banco Union has more than 20 years' experience in the payment of remittances. They’ve given more than two million Dominicans who live abroad a simple way to send money home to help support their families and friends. The highest numbers of migrant Dominicans live in the United States, but there are also many in Europe, particularly in Spain, but also in Germany, Italy and France.

We make it faster, easier and cheaper to send money home to your loved ones from more than 50 countries around the world. You can send money to the Dominican Republic via Banco Union and straight into your recipient’s pocket. Transfers can be completed using our website or app and the money will usually be ready to collect within minutes.

How can you send money to the Dominican Republic?

Send money to your loved ones in the Dominican Republic with our cash pickup service. Complete the transfer online using any device and your recipient will be able to collect the money, in cash, from any branch of the Union Bank across the Dominican Republic. Our cash pickup service is the fastest way to send money to the Dominican Republic, with the cash available to collect almost immediately.

How to send money for cash pickup to Banco Union

Sending money for cash pickup to Banco Union in the Dominican Republic is easy. The first step is to create your free WorldRemit account. You’ll also need a few details from your recipient including their full name (as it appears on the ID they’ll be using to collect the funds), their city, their mobile phone number and the reason for sending. Then all you have to do is:

  1. Click the ‘Cash Pickup’ tab in the calculator at the top of this page
  2. Set the payout-network to ‘Banco Union’
  3. Enter the transfer amount you want to send (up to a maximum of DOP 64,000.00 per transaction)
  4. You’ll see our low fee and the exchange rate upfront
  5. Add the details of a new recipient or select someone you’ve sent to before
  6. Create an account or login if you haven’t already done so
  7. Choose how you want to pay for the transfer and pay online
  8. We’ll send you and your recipient SMS and email notifications when the funds are ready to collect

What will your recipient need to collect the funds?

Your recipient will be able to collect the cash from any branch of the Banco Union in the Dominican Republic. They will have to quote “BTS” and the 11-digit reference number we send you both by SMS, once the transfer is complete. They’ll also need one form of government-issued ID (passport, national ID card or driving licence).

Other ways to send money to the Dominican Republic with WorldRemit

Sending money for cash pickup is not the only way you can help to support your family and friends in the Dominican Republic. You can also send a bank deposit to accounts with Banco De Reservas and send airtime to mobile phones on the Tricom, Claro, Orange and Viva networks.  

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