Send money to China from Australia

When sending money to China with Western Union, receivers with qualifying accounts3 will get their deposit in minutes1 at major banks in China, including Industrial & Commercial Bank, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of China and many others.

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    FX: 1.00 AUD = 4.9840 CNY

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    Exchange Rates and Fees vary by payment and payout options and are subject to change. To check other options, simply click Get Started

    Fee: 0.00 AUD

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    We encrypt your transfers

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    Send money online to bank accounts overseas paying with POLi.

    Transfer money to China, the way you like

    You can choose to send money directly to your receiver’s bank account or for a cash pickup in minutes2 at a Western Union location.

    How to send
    to a bank account
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    Log in and click on Send money now.

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    Enter the money transfer details and choose Bank account as the payout method.

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    Choose how you want to pay.

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    Add receiver’s ID and bank details. Union Pay debit card account starts with 62.

    For first-time receivers, a one-time setup is required. Here are two ways:

    a. Receiver to call Western Union China’s hotline
    (+86 21 6866 4622)
     for ID verification prior to the money transfer.

    b. Receiver to wait for Western Union Customer Care to contact him/her within 24 hours after you have completed the money transfer.

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    Proceed to pay and complete the transfer.

    You will be issued a tracking number (MTCN) which you can use to track your transfer.

    Register to send money today

    Quick and easy registration

    It’s easy to sign up and send money online 24/7.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay online through your bank account, with your credit/debit card, or cash in-store.

    Track your transfer

    Use your MTCN to track your money transfer online or via our app.

    Convenient locations

    Send money and your receiver can pick up the cash at a Western Union agent location near them.

    Reasons to choose Western Union to send money to China.

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    Ease and convenience

    Send money to China the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app, or in person at an agent location.

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    Commitment to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union transfers.

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    Fast and transparent

    Send money in minutes³ for cash pickup and track your money easily along the way.

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    Worldwide reach

    We make an average of 25 transactions per second and move money from Australia to over 200 countries and territories.

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    Still have questions or need help?

    Need help sending money to China or have another question? Contact our Customer Care team or visit our FAQ page for more information.

    Money transfers made easy with the Western Union® app

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    Send money instantly, or start on our app and pay in-store.
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    Track your money transfer in real time.
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    Repeat transfers quickly to friends and family.
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    Rating as of 11 September 2020.


    1 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).

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

    3 Network data as of 31 December 2018.