Dollar General Now Offers Western Union® Money Transfer Service

April 02, 2019

Dollar General and Western Union announced today that customers are now able to complete Western Union® money transfers at more than 15,400 Dollar General locations across 44 states.
Through this partnership, customers may initiate international and domestic money transfers digitally through the Western Union® mobile app or by visiting, and then pay in person at Dollar General locations. Consumers may also receive money transfers in-store.
“Dollar General is excited to work with Western Union to help provide value and convenience when customers send or receive money transfers,” said Jason Reiser, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “With approximately 75 percent of the American population within a five-mile radius of a Dollar General, we are uniquely positioned to provide customers with a convenient location to complete their money transfer transactions.”
Dollar General looks forward to serving customers with convenient money transfers services through its alliance with Western Union.
How can Dollar General customers send funds through Western Union?
Customers may digitally initiate transactions in one of two ways either through the Western Union® mobile application or online at After completing the digital portion of the transaction, consumers may visit their local Dollar General store to finalize their transfer using a PIN debit card or cash.  Click here for the Dollar General store locator.
How can customers receive funds?
Customers receiving Western Union® money transfers can use the Western Union® mobile application and select the “Pick Up Cash” option.  After following the prompts to complete the pre-staging process, customers can visit their local Dollar General with a valid ID and their Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Click here for the Dollar General store locator.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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