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Draft Payments

Draft payments, also known as bank drafts, are supported via the API suite. As of time of writing, drafts are supported in 14 currencies and delivered via “draft-to-beneficiary”.

Draft currencies:

1. AED - United Arab Emirates Dirham 8. HKD - Hong Kong Dollar
2. BHD - Bahraini Dinar 9. JPY - Japanese Yen 
3. CAD - Canadian Dollar 10. KYD - Cayman Island Dollar
4. CHF - Swiss Franc 11. MXN - Mexican Peso
5. EUR - Euro 12. PHP - Philippine Peso
6. FJD - Fiji Dollar 13. SGD - Singapore Dollar
7. GBP - British Pound 14. USD - U.S. Dollar

Below are the conditions required to submit a draft payment using the API:

  1. Specify draft as the payment method in the request payload.
    1. Provide full beneficiary address along with other required payment fields.
      • Address line 1, city, country code, and
      • State / province, ZIP or postal code where applicable (USD, CAD, GBP)
    2. One draft payment is allowed per batch.
      • If a second payment is added to a batch with draft payments, or if a draft is added to an existing batch with other payments, an error will be returned.
    3. Beneficiary bank information is NOT required to submit draft payments.

    Draft payment statuses use the same statuses as other payment methods (wire, ACH), but differ in their functional mapping. See the Payment Status section for detailed information.