Western Union has been operating for over 150 years. Today with over 486,000 Agent locations worldwide in over 200 countries and territories, millions of people trust Western Union to send and receive money worldwide.
Ways of can i be agent of first western union:
Western Union Financial Services Inc. a100% subsidiary of First Data Corporation (USA) is money transfer agents having 3, 00,000 plus locations spread in over 200 countries. It is the world’s largest money transfer network providing money transfer services and operates through its primary agents in India. There are around 12-14 Principal Agents of Western Union out of which Reliance Money Express is the first & top principal agent.
About the Sub agency Agreement
A. S Tours & Travels as the sub agent of reliance money express will offer money transfer services for inward remittances received from clients of Western Union Financial services (USA) in India. In India the Inward Remittances through the Western Union Channel primarily come from:
NRI’s and Indians abroad who send Money home to family and friends on a regular basis.
Foreign Tourists visiting India receive Money in India at times of crisis, with lost or stolen money.
Money sent to people of foreign origin (for personal use) stationed in India working in High Commissions, School/ Colleges etc.
A. S Tours & Travels is committed to use their best efforts not only in developing, promoting and increasing the service but also in enhancing the goodwill associated with the Trade names, Trademarks and Service marks of Western Union.
A few basic Operational Guidelines are provided below and Reliance Money Express would earnestly request you to kindly follow these guidelines while handling the Western Union transactions at your counter:
To Receive Money Form – First & the foremost thing is to get the ‘To Receive Money Form (TRM)’ properly filed up by the customer with their valid photo identification.
First/Last Name – The First/Last name of the individual should be captured as printed in the identification document (original should be sighted at all times).If this is in variance with the TRM form, the consumer should be requested to enter the correct name and sign the TRM form. Care should be taken to ensure that this field is not filled with characters not present in the identification document.
Postbank is the pioneer agent of the Western Union Financial Services International in Kenya and Second in Africa. We are linked to over 379,000 agents worldwide. This partnership offers safe, convenient way to send and receive money with Western Union.
Western Union financial services international is a US company that has been in business for the last 142 years. Western Union was founded in 1851 as “The New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Telegraph Company” On October2, 2006, Western Union became an independent company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:WU)
Western Union instant money transfer service permits customers to instantly transfer cash electronically to another individual or company. The Western Union Company together with its affiliates Orlandi Valuta and Vigo are leaders in global money transfer.
Western Union Money Transfer in Kenya Started at Postbank in 1995.Postbank was the first agent to offer this service in the country. Currently bank handles inbound, outbound and Intra transfers.