Daikokuya’s Western Union international money transfer service is secure and at a low price! Weekends and holidays? OK!

An appealing price system! Daikokuya international money transfer service has now begun offering money transfer rates from just \990※! ※(The money transfer handling fee changes according to the amount being transferred.)

What’s the method for transferring money overseas?

Easy Money Transfer with DAIKOKUYA International Remittance Service!!

At the stores window of a nationwide Daikokuya store partnered with Western Union, just fill out the money transfer information. After a few minutes, (see ※1) for receiving countries around the world, (see ※2) for the 400,000 locations and(see ※3) for handling stores where the money can be received.

1.	Fill in the money transfer request form

Fill in the money transfer request form at your nearest participating store and submit your personal ID (see ※4).
For details call Western Union on 0034-800-400-733 (from Japan) or +61-2-9226-9554 (from overseas). (Opening hours: Japanese language support Monday to Sunday 10:00-19:00; English is available 24 hours a day.)

2.	Pay the amount to be transferred plus the handling charge.

Please pay the amount to be transferred (in Japanese yen) and the handling charge (see ※5).

3.	Take your receipt.

You will be given a copy of the money transfer request form. The Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) will be registered, so if you use the MTCN, you can check the money transfer status.

4.	Contact the Recipient

Please contact the recipient of the money transfer and give them the name of the sender, the amount of money sent, the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the necessary information regarding the country of origin. Please do not tell the money transfer information to anyone but the recipient.

5.	Check the status of the money transfer.

On the Western Union website’s homepage, please click on “Track a Transfer”. Enter the sender’s name and the Money Transfer Control Number and you can check the status of the money transfer.

※1: Depending on the amount of money being transferred, the receiving country, currency inventory, various regulations and foreign exchange, procedures deemed necessary for the recipient, important points regarding personal identification, opening times of cooperating stores, time difference, choosing the option to delay the transfer and various other conditions, or if the money is delayed, there may be cases where it is not possible to make use of the service. Western Union is involved with currency exchange, so there are cases where some marginal profits are made from foreign money orders. Also, there are cases where restrictions apply. For more details, please refer to the money transfer request form.
※2: Depending on the region of the store where payment was made, opening hours and handling conditions, it is possible to receive the money. For more details, please check the restrictions described on the money transfer form.
※3: There are some countries from which money cannot be transferred. In these cases, money can only be received. As of 31st December 2010.
※4: For details concerning personal identification documents in Japan, please see the document “Restrictions and Special Notes” for information about personal ID.
※5: This applies to money transfers between individuals. Western Union’s exchange rates include marginal profit on currency exchange. If the money is to be received in a foreign country, there may be cases where that country’s taxes are imposed.

本人確認書類について
送金に関する制限と注意事項

How do I receive money sent from overseas?

The method for receiving money transferred from overseas is simple!
Head to the stores window of any nationwide Western Union partnered Daikokuya store.

1.	Visit the nearest Western Union cooperating store.

At your nearest Western Union partnered Daikokuya store, on the money transfer request form in the recipient column, please fill in the name of the sender, the transfer’s country of origin, the amount transferred, and the Money Transfer Control Number.

2.	Fill in the “recipient column” on the money transfer request form.

Please submit the completed money transfer request form along with your personal ID(see*1) at the stores window.

3. Receive the money.

Once you have checked the money transfer contents and the money transfer receipt, you will be given the money and the recipient’s copy of the money transfer form, there and then.

※1: For details concerning personal identification documents in Japan, please see the document “Restrictions and Special Notes” for information about personal ID.

本人確認書類について
送金に関する制限と注意事項

Download the money transfer request form.

You can download the “money transfer request form” (PDF file), print it and then fill it in before taking it to the store.

Download the money transfer request form.

Procedure for submitting the money transfer request form

1. The Money Transfer Request form download.

Please click the button above marked “Money Transfer Request Form Download” and then download the “Money Transfer Request” (PDF file).

2.	Recording of the necessary details.

Please make sure that you read the agreement and then, on page 1 and 2 of the “Money Transfer Request Form”, fill in all the necessary details in the money transfer column. Please make sure that page 1 and 2 have the same information, accurately filled in. (Page 1: the handling store’s copy. Page 2: the customer’s copy. Page 3: the agreement)

3.	Go to the nearest store.

Please take the completed “Money Transfer Request Form” including page 3, the amount of money to be transferred, the handling fee and your personal ID to the nearest Western Union participating store.

What is the handling fee for international money transfers?

Handling charge
Transfer amount (YEN)Handling charge (YEN)
1~10,000JPY990JPY
10,001~50,000JPY1,500JPY
50,001~100,000JPY3,000JPY
100,001~250,000JPY5,000JPY
250,001~500,000JPY7,000JPY
500,001~1,000,000JPY9,000JPY
Bangladesh、Brazil、China、India、Indonesia、Korea、Myanmar
Nepal、Pakistan、Peru、Philippines、Sri Lanka、Thailand、Vietnam ONLY
Handling charge
Transfer amount (YEN)Handling charge (YEN)
1~10,000円990円
10,001~50,000円1,500円
50,001~100,000円2,000円
100,001~250,000円3,000円
250,001~500,000円5,000円
500,001~1,000,000円6,500円

* This service applies to money transfers between individuals.
* Western Union’s exchange rate includes a given amount of profit on currency exchange.
* If the money is to be received in a foreign country, there may be cases where that country’s taxes are imposed.
* Whichever country the money is being transferred to, the charge is the same.
* The maximum amount that can be transferred at any one time is \700,000.

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