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Transfer money to a bank account in China

An easy way for you to send. A convenient way for them to receive.

It’s time you knew what you are paying for and enjoy easy money transfers with no hidden fees1!

Send money to a bank account in China for no more than $8 transfer fee2 with the Western Union® mobile app.

   Fast | Send money to qualifying Chinese bank accounts 24/7 in minutes1.

   Transparent | Upfront FX rate at time of send, no charge for the receiver.

This is how you do it in 6 easy steps:

  1. Download and/or start the transfer on the Western Union app
  2. Log-in and select ‘send money’
  3. Enter money transfer details and choose ‘send to Bank account’ when asked how you want your receiver to get money?
  4. Choose how you want to pay.
  5. Add receiver’s identification and bank details. Union Pay debit card account starts with 62

  6. You can either:

    a. If your receiver has not received money in their bank account from Western Union in the past, they will need to call Western Union China’s hotline number for ID verification. This needs to be completed before money is sent to their account.

          Call +86 21 6866 4622

    b. Wait for Western Union Customer Service Centre to contact the receiver. This will be within 24 hours after the transaction has been made.

    Subsequent, money transfers sent to the same receiver and the same bank account will be available in minutes1.

  7. Complete payment to receive Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Track the transfer from your phone.

Send money online in a few simple steps and pay with your debit card or credit card3.

Getting started is easy

Register online.

Choose your sending method.

Enter your receiver and payment information.

1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, 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 Online Terms & Conditions for details.

2 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice. Subject to applicable taxes, if any.

3 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.