What Information Do You Need to Track a Money Transfer?

To track a money transfer made through Western Union you need the tracking number or sender’s phone number, states Western Union. On the company website’s Track Transfer page, choose the receiver’s country, enter the amount of money and currency, and enter the displayed security code to track the money transfer.

If you do not know the tracking number, there is another option at the end of the Track a Transfer form on WesternUnion.com. You need the sender’s first and last name as well as the receiver’s first and last name to complete this second form. Enter the amount of the transfer and select the receiver’s country, the date of transfer and the currency. Type the displayed security code to complete the form and track your money transfer.