The WESTERN UNION is the worldwide ways of sending and received money. The People’s Bank of Zanzibar Ltd is one of the principal Agent of the Western Union Money Transfer Services. Send and receive money to Tanzania using the People’s Bank of Zanzibar Ltd branch network in Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam

Out going via Western Union Money transfer

To send money- The basics

• The sender goes to PBZ Western Union teller
• Fills in the ‘TO SEND MONEY FORM’
• Transaction details will be captured in the system and stored in the central Server
• The sender will be issued a receipt and given a unique transaction ID and the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN)
• The sender informs the Receiver of the unique transaction ID

How to receive money

How to receive money:

• Receiver goes to Western Union agent/sub-agent location
• You will have to present your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN)
• Full name of sender
• The originating country of the transaction
• The expected amount (+/- 10%),
• Answer to test question
• Present acceptable identification card