Send money to Germany

Send money to Germany and support loved ones from wherever you are. Money transfers with Western Union are quick and easy and can be done online, via our app or at an agent location.

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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 credit2 or debit card

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Send money to Germany in a few taps with our app

Save receiver details to send money again quickly and easily.

Track your transfer in real time with your unique tracking number (MTCN).

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Send money in person

Choose from more than 3,5001 Canadian agent locations across the country to send your support, from Vancouver to Victoria.

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Send money to major bank providers

Send money to loved ones’ bank accounts in Germany, including major national providers such as Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank and UniCredit Bank.

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Reasons to choose Western Union

We’re committed to security

Every money transfer you make with us is encrypted, so you can feel confident when you send money with us.

Choose how you pay

Choose whether to pay with your debit or credit2 card, bank account, or cash when you visit us at an agent location.

Choose from a number of convenient agent locations

Wherever you are in Canada, choose from one of over 3,5001 agent locations across the country to send money to Germany.

You can rely on our heritage

Western Union has existed for over 170 years and has been sending money across the world for more than 150 of those.

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Track your money transfer across the world

Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) so you and your receiver can track your funds along the way.

Schedule transfers for important dates

Never miss a birthday or anniversary when you schedule money transfers. Let your loved ones know you care, on time, every time.

Save receiver details

Save important receiver details when you sign up for your free Western Union profile. Choose a receiver to send again quickly and easily.

Take advantage of offers and discounts

Save money on transfer fees3 and take advantage of exclusive offers when you sign up to My WUSM Rewards.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to Germany?

The maximum amount you can send to Germany is 5,000 CAD if you’re sending money online and paying by debit or credit2 card. If you’re paying from a bank account, the maximum you can send is 999 CAD.

How do I send money online to Germany?

You can send money to Germany online with your debit or credit2 card or your bank account. All you need to do is:

  1. Register for your free Western Union profile or log in with your existing details.
  2. Click ‘Send now’ and choose Germany as the destination.
  3. Input the amount you’d like to send.
  4. Choose the payment and receiving methods.
  5. Input your receiver’s details or choose from your saved details from past money transfers.
  6. Confirm and pay for your money transfer.
  7. Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) on your payment confirmation email to track your money transfer.
What do I need to send money online to Germany?

To send money to Germany from Canada online, all you need is:

  • A Western Union profile – you can register for free
  • A form of government-issued ID to verify your profile – e.g. a photo driver’s licence or passport
  • Yours and your receiver’s personal information and account details
  • A debit/credit card or bank account
How do I send money to Germany from a Western Union agent location?

You can visit any one of our 3,5001 agent locations in Canada to send money to Germany quickly and easily, ready for cash pick up in minutes4. All you need to do to make an in-person money transfer is:

  1. Find your local Western Union agent location.
  2. Visit the front desk and fill out all the necessary paperwork.
  3. Provide us with:
  • Proof of identity – a form of government-issued ID, such as a photo driver’s licence or passport
  • Proof of funds – to show that you can complete the money transfer
  • Your and your receiver’s personal information and account details
  1. Choose how you want to send the funds (debit/credit2 card, bank account or cash) and how they will be received (cash pick up or bank account transfer).
  2. Pay for your money transfer and receive your confirmation receipt with your unique tracking number (MTCN).
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Germany?

Use our handy price estimator tool to see any fees and exchange rates3, along with any transfer limits. Keep in mind that these will differ depending on the receiver’s location and the chosen payment method. You can use this for free without any obligation to complete a money transfer.

How long does it take to send money to Germany from Canada?

You can send money to Germany from Canada ready for pick up within minutes4 if you are paying by debit/credit2 card or by cash. Bank account money transfers can take between 7-11 business days to complete.

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

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

3 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.

4 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.