Western Union

Western Union offers three different options for sending money abroad and is another option besides GoRemit.

  1. In person (one location in Akita City)
  2. Via Seven Bank ATMs/online/mobile
  3. Via Family Port at FamilyMart convenience stores

The process and fees for sending money depends on the method you choose. Please check their website (English) for details.

http://www.westernunion.co.jp/en/how_to_send.php

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