Which Western Union partner banks can I visit to receive money in person?
You can walk in to our following partner banks to receive money in person:
- China Everbright Bank (CEB)
- Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB)
- Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC)
- Bank of China (BOC)
- China Construction Bank (CCB)
- Jilin Bank
- Fujian Haixia Bank
- Zhejiang Chouzhou Commercial Bank
- Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank
- Guangxi Beibu Gulf Bank
- Jiangmen Rural Commercial Bank
- Zhejiang Tailong Commercial Bank
- Rural Commercial Bank of Fuzhou
In China, a bank account may be required by the bank for receiving money in cash.
Please consult the local bank location for more details. Overseas sender can send cash without a bank account.
Please note: Western Union agents are also banks in China who are subject to local regulations, risk control and bank compliance requirements. Some restriction has been recently implemented by WU bank agents on money transfer service to and from selected countries and their passport holders according to the guidance from local regulator and bank risk control. Please check with your WU bank agent location for more details before sending or receiving money.
Postal Savings Bank of China implemented a new policy to restrict its money transfer business to 73 countries/territories as per its internal risk control requirement. It only processes money transfers sent or received to/from 73 countries and territories.
The 73 whitelist countries and territories are:
Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China-Hong Kong, China-Macau, Commonwealth of Dominica, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Uruguay.
Important notice: During the outbreak of coronavirus, Western Union bank agent locations are open for service, but bank branches might adjust their operation hours based on the local virus situation. To prevent the spread of the epidemic and reduce unnecessary travel, it’s highly recommended to send and receive money online through one of our partner banks offering a Western Union branded money transfer service, or to use our Direct to Bank service to receive funds. If you must go to a bank branch, please make a call to the location about its operation hours before your visit. Please wear a mask for your own protection and cooperate with the epidemic inspection if required by your bank branch. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Keep safe.