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Send money from China

Send money from China, the way you want.

Your money transfer, your choice

Choose how you’d like to send money with Western Union:

Online

If you’re a resident of China, you can send money online via our bank partner’s online banking and mobile banking services, after registering your profile with the bank.

At an agent location

Visit any of our 27,000+ agent locations1 in China to send money.

How do I send money from China?

Pick your preferred method and follow our step-by-step guide:

I have questions about sending money online

Which online services can I use to send money from China?

You can send money through the following Western Union partner banks via online or mobile banking:


  • China Everbright Bank (CEB)
  • Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB)
  • Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC)

Postal Savings Bank of China implemented a new policy to restrict its money transfer business to 73 countries/territories as per its internal risk control requirement. It only processes money transfers sent or received to/from 73 countries and territories.

The 73 whitelist countries and territories are:
Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China-Hong Kong, China-Macau, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Uruguay.

I have questions about sending money from a partner bank location

Which Western Union partner banks can I visit to send money in person?

You can walk in to our following partner banks to send money in person:

  • China Everbright Bank (CEB)
  • Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB)
  • Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC)
  • China Minsheng Bank (CMBC)
  • Yantai Bank
  • Jilin Bank
  • Fujian Haixia Bank
  • Huishang Bank
  • Zhejiang Chouzhou Commercial Bank
  • Zhejiang Tailong Commercial Bank
  • Longjiang Bank
  • Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank
  • Guangxi Beibu Gulf Bank

In China, a bank account may be required by the bank for sending money in cash.
Please consult the local bank location for more details. Overseas receiver can pick up cash without a bank account.

Please note: Western Union agents are also banks in China who are subject to local regulations, risk control and bank compliance requirements. Some restriction has been recently implemented by WU bank agents on money transfer service to and from selected countries and their passport holders according to the guidance from local regulator and bank risk control. Please check with your WU bank agent location for more details before sending or receiving money.

Postal Savings Bank of China implemented a new policy to restrict its money transfer business to 73 countries/territories as per its internal risk control requirement. It only processes money transfers sent or received to/from 73 countries and territories.

The 73 whitelist countries and territories are:
Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China-Hong Kong, China-Macau, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Uruguay.

Important notice: During the outbreak of coronavirus, Western Union bank agent locations are open for service, but bank branches might adjust their operation hours based on the local virus situation. To prevent the spread of the epidemic and reduce unnecessary travel, it’s highly recommended to send and receive money online through one of our partner banks offering a Western Union branded money transfer service, or to use our Direct to Bank service to receive funds. If you must go to a bank branch, please make a call to the location about its operation hours before your visit. Please wear a mask for your own protection and cooperate with the epidemic inspection if required by your bank branch. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Keep safe.

Which are the acceptable IDs to send money from China?

You’ll need to present one of the following government-issued ID:

  • China Identification Card
  • Passport (Excludes Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan passports)
  • Mainland Travel Permit (For Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan residents only)

Acceptable IDs are subject to the banking laws and regulations of China.

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Why send money with Western Union?

It's quick

It takes just minutes2 for your money transfer to reach our overseas agent location.

It's convenient

With 525,000 locations1 around the world, it's easy to find one near your receiver.

It's reliable

We have over 145 years of experience in money transfers around the world.

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1 Network data as of 30 September 2018.

2 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country/territory, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms & Conditions for details.

3 Please provide your receiver’s name as it appears on the ID they will be presenting to pick up the money.