Send money to France

Send money to France from Canada the simple way. Reliably convert Canadian dollars to euros for friends and loved ones with Western Union.

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We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

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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

With a credit3 or debit card

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Send money to France in a few taps with our app

Send money to France from Canada 24/7 on our app – with encrypted transfers for peace of mind.

Make repeat money transfers quickly and easily by saving regular receiver details.

Track your money transfer to France in real time.

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More information on how to send money to France from Canada

Send money via the app

Whether you’re on the go or at home, send money to France from Canada easily with the free Western Union® app.

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Transfer money to France in person

Transfer cash to France in person from more than 3,5001 agent locations in Canada. Your friends and loved ones can collect their cash pickup with ease in minutes2.

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Register for My WUSM Rewards for free and earn up to 30% cash back4.

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Reasons to choose Western Union

Send money your way

Send money to France from Canada in the easiest way for you. Choose to send online, on the Western Union® app, or in person.

Committed to fraud prevention

Rest assured that all money transfers to France are encrypted. We take your protection seriously – check out our fraud prevention guide.

International reach

It’s easy to send money around the world; our international money transfers and agent locations give you the options you need.

Long and reliable history

Send money to France knowing we’ve got you covered. Western Union has more than 150 years’ experience of sending money to those who matter.

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Send again quickly

Need to send another money transfer to a loved one? Save regular receiver details when sending money to France from Canada and save time.

Quick and easy

Your friends and family can collect their cash money transfer in minutes2 when they visit a nearby agent location.

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Schedule money transfers

Send funds for special occasions with scheduled money transfers to France.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to France?

The amount of money you can send to France from Canada depends on which method you select to pay.

  • To transfer money to France using a credit3 or debit card, the sending limit is 5,000 CAD.
  • If you choose to pay in cash at an agent location to receive by cash pickup, the limit is 7,500 CAD.

If you choose to send money via any of the following methods, the limit is 999 CAD:

  • Bank account to cash pickup.
  • Bank account to bank account.
How do I send money online to France?
  1. Log in or register for a free profile and click ‘Send now’ to begin your online money transfer.
  2. Enter France as your destination and the amount you’d like to send. Transfer times may vary, though your money could arrive in minutes2.
  3. Select a pickup method and your preferred payment method. Then click ‘Continue’. Enter your receiver’s details. If paying into a bank account, this includes the receiver’s full name, address, IBAN and bank name.
  4. Send the money using your chosen payment method.
  5. You will receive an email containing a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver to track the money and follow its progress.
How do I send money to France from a Western Union agent location?

It’s easy to find an agent location near you. Simply:

  1. Search online for your nearest Western Union agent location.
  2. Bring a valid government-issued ID, your My WUSM number or phone number to the counter, along with your receiver’s bank and account information.
  3. Please note: before sending money to France, you may need to provide proof regarding your source of funds. To help, please make sure you also take a payslip, bank statement, or tax return along with you.
  4. Pay to transfer the money with cash or a credit3 or debit card.
  5. Look out for your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) on your receipt. Share this number with your receiver so you can both track your money transfer in real time.
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to France?

You can estimate the cost of your money transfer to France by starting the payment online.

  1. Select France as your destination and type in the amount you’d like to send in CAD.
  2. Select ‘Check fees’ to continue.
  3. This page will offer you a breakdown of the guaranteed rate of exchange5 at the time of your search, as well as any transfer fees5.
  4. Below the received amount in EUR, you will see the total cost of your transfer to France at this estimate.
  5. Click ‘Continue to receiver’ to carry on with your money transfer, or feel free to visit a nearby agent location.
How long does it take to send money to France from Canada?

How long it takes to send money to France from Canada can depend on your method of payment.

To send money to France in minutes2, you can use:

  • Credit3 or debit card to cash pickup.
  • Cash in-store to cash pickup.

Using credit3 or debit card to bank account can deliver the money the next day6.

Paying through a bank account will take 7-10 business days6 to deliver. This delivery time is the same whether you schedule to receive by bank account or cash pickup.

1 Agent location count effective as of December 31, 2021.

2 Your transfer may be delayed or unavailable based on factors listed in our Terms and Conditions, including service selected, regulatory reasons, holidays, or other agent specific limitations.

3 Your card issuer may charge a cash advance fee and interest for using a credit card.

4 Subject to WU Shop Terms and Conditions.

5 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.

6 Your transfer may be delayed or unavailable based on factors listed in our Terms and Conditions, including service selected, regulatory reasons, holidays, or other agent specific limitations.