Send money to Thailand

Send money to Thailand from Australia quickly and easily with Western Union. Transfer funds online, via our app or in person.


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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details
    Cash at an agent location
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    Send money to Thailand in a few taps with our app

    Make money transfers to Thailand on the move or start one and pay in-store.

    Track your transfer to Thailand on the go.

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    Rating as of 11 September 2020.

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    Your first online money transfer is on us

    Sign up and complete your profile to enjoy 0 AUD fees2 on your first online transfer. You can also get a free estimate anytime and without obligation to send money later.

    Move money to major Thai bank accounts

    Transfer money to a Thailand bank account, including those held with Bangkok Bank, Bank of Ayutthaya, Kasikorn Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Thanachart Bank and United Overseas Bank.

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    Converting currency before you send

    Learn how much your money transfer to Thailand will cost by checking the current exchange rates for AUS to THB, along with any transfer fees2.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Commitment to security

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

    Speed and transparency

    Send money to Thailand from Australia in minutes3 for cash pickup and track your money easily along the way.

    Global reach

    We make a global average of 25 transfers per second and move money to more than 200 countries and territories.

    Speed and transparency

    Complete a money transfer to Thailand from Australia in minutes for cash pickup and easily track your funds along the way.

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    Quick and easy registration

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

    Track your transfer

    Use your unique tracking number (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. There are more than 5,1001 to choose from in Thailand.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay for your transfers to Thailand online through your bank account, with your credit or debit card, or with cash in-store.

    Frequently asked questions

    How can I transfer money online from Australia to Thailand?

    Sending money to Thailand from Australia online can be done by following these steps:

    1. Register for free and have your passport or Australian driver’s license ready to verify your identity. Or log in to your existing Western Union profile.
    2. Select ‘Send now’ and then Thailand as the destination. Input the amount of money you want to send.
    3. Enter your receiver’s details, including their name, street address, city, bank name, account number and bank city, when sending money to a Thailand bank account.
    4. Pay for the money transfer to Thailand by debit, credit card or bank transfer – PayID.
    5. Check your email for a receipt containing the unique tracking number (MTCN), which you can use to follow the funds and share with your receiver.
    What do I need to send money online to Thailand?

    There are a few things you need to send money to Thailand from Australia online:

    • To be over the age of 18.
    • Your receiver’s full name and address – as it appears on their ID.
    • Internet banking details or an Australian bank-issued Visa® or MasterCard® credit, debit or prepaid card.
    • An Australian driver’s license or passport (only when you first register, to confirm your identity).
    • You may need to contact our call centre if we request extra information.
    How do I send money to Thailand from a Western Union agent location?

    Sending cash to Thailand, or simply making a transfer in person, can be done at many Western Union agent locations. To do this:

    1. Find your nearest Western Union agent location online or via our app. There are more than 3,500 across Australia.
    2. Head up to the counter and present your full name and valid government-issued ID.
    3. Provide the details of your receiver, including their first name and surname (as it appears on their ID), Thailand as the destination country and the amount to send.
    4. Choose how they’ll receive the funds – for cash pickup at an agent location in Thailand or direct to an eligible bank account.
    5. Complete the transfer by paying in cash, or with a debit or credit card.
    6. Take the receipt and use the tracking number (MTCN) to follow your money’s progress. Share with your loved one so they know when to expect the money.
    How much does it cost to send money to Thailand?

    It depends how much money you want to send to Thailand, the current Australian dollar to Thai baht exchange rate, and the payment and receiving method. The fees and charges vary whether you make a direct bank transfer, pay to send cash to Thailand in person, or use a credit or debit card to send money online or for cash pickup.

    You can quickly and easily estimate the cost to send money to Thailand for free, and with no obligation to go through with the transfer.

    How much money can I send to Thailand?

    How much money you can send to Thailand depends on your transfer history and the service you use. Check your Western Union profile for any specific limits, but generally the maximum you can send from Australia to Thailand is:

    • $5,000 for an online transfer or $50,000 to a bank account (with PayID)
    • $7,500 from an agent location.

    1 Network data as of June 30 2021

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

    3 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.