Send money to China with an easy way – to Alipay mobile wallet

Money By Ruta Kuleseviciute Mar 25, 2021

Sending money to China just got easier. Now you can choose Alipay mobile wallet1 as a receiving option, and transfer money quickly and reliably to your family and friends in China.

You can send money to Alipay online – either at or with easy to use Western Union® money transfer app.

Send money online to the Alipay mobile wallet1 in China and enjoy the ease and convenience of transferring money with Western Union.


What is Alipay?

Alipay is one of the largest mobile payment platforms in the world. Western Union, in partnership with Alipay, now allows its customers to send money online directly to their loved ones in China to Alipay mobile wallets1.


Why send money via Alipay?

Transferring money through Alipay mobile wallets1 is another reliable way to send money to family and friends in China. By sending money through Alipay you:

  • Send money directly to your receiver’s bank account linked with Alipay mobile wallet1
  • Send money reliably to a payment platform used by over a billion people globally

Make your first money transfer to Alipay mobile wallet1 on or send money with a few taps with the Western Union® app.


How to send money online to Alipay?

Transferring money online through Alipay is quick and simple. Follow the steps below and make your first online money transfer to Alipay mobile wallet1 now!

1. Visit com or download our money transfer app.

Money transfers to Alipay are available online on and with our handy Western Union® app. Do not forget to register your profile and log in.

2. Choose your receiver’s country and the money amount you wish to send.

Choose China as your receiver’s country and choose the amount you wish to transfer. Do not forget to check transfer fees2 before sending money to Alipay mobile wallet1.

3. Choose the payout method.

Choose Alipay mobile wallet1 as a receiving option.

4. Provide the necessary details of your receiver.

Provide your receiver’s full name and Alipay ID connected to their Alipay mobile wallet1 account. Alipay ID is your receiver’s phone number registered to their Alipay account.

5. Select the purpose of your money transfer.

Choose and select the purpose of your money transfer after inputting the necessary details of your receiver.

6. Confirm and pay.

Confirm and pay to complete your online money transfer. The money will be paid out to your receiver’s bank account connected to your receiver’s Alipay mobile wallet1.


To read more about online money transfers through Alipay’s mobile wallet1 in China click here.

Check out other payout options when sending money with Western Union to China online. With and the Western Union® money transfer app, you can send money the way most convenient for you and your receiver. Send money online with Western Union your way, today.

1 For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.
Ant Group, its affiliates and the Alipay Brand (collectively, “Alipay”) are not licensed to provide remittance services in United Kingdom Alipay partners with Western Union which is licensed to conduct remittances in this market, to facilitate the receipt of the remittances in the receiving market powered by Alipay’s technology

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.