Send money to Austria

Surprise your loved ones when you transfer money to Austria with our reliable and convenient Western Union services.

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    Choose how to pay for a money transfer to Austria

    Use your bank details

    Transfer with SOFORT

    Credit1 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

    Pay in cash

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    Send money to Austria in a few taps with our app

    Transfer money in a few taps – when and wherever you want.

    Repeat saved money transfers with one click – and track the progress of your funds with a unique tracking number (MTCN).

    Transfer money to bank accounts or for cash pickup at a Western Union agent location.

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    Rating as of 26 October, 2023.


    More information on how to send money to Austria from Germany

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Fast and convenient

    Make and receive direct money transfers at a time that suits both you and your receiver using our reliable services.

    International reach

    We support money transfers to more than 200 countries and territories around the world, from Austria to Brazil.

    24/7 online services

    There are no business hours for our online services. Send your money transfer online at any time.

    Free registration

    Register with us for free to use the various payment methods at your disposal. Get started in a few clicks.

    Sign up to send money to Austria today

    Plan your money transfers

    Registered users can schedule money transfers to Austria to ensure that you never miss a loved one’s special occasion again.

    Track each money transfer

    By using your unique tracking number (MTCN), both you and your receiver can track your money transfer to Austria in real time.

    Repeat money transfers

    Sending money to the same person again? Money transfers can be easily repeated with stored data.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Austria?

    The maximum amount you can send to Austria is EUR 50,000 when the money is transferred from your bank account to your receiver’s bank account. If you’d like to pay using Sofort, then the maximum amount is EUR 5,000. For a credit1/debit card, you can transfer up to EUR 4,000 to their bank account.

    If you’re sending money for cash pickup at an agent location, the maximum is EUR 6,200. To send money for cash pickup online, the maximum amount is EUR 5,000.

    You’ll need to verify your identity when sending more than EUR 1,000.

    How do I send money online to Austria?

    Here’s how to send money to Austria through the Western Union website:

    1. Log in to your Western Union online profile or register for a new one.
    2. Select Austria as your destination and enter the amount you’d like to transfer.
    3. Choose either cash pickup or bank account as the receiving method.
    4. Pick an available payment option out of credit1/debit card, Sofort transfer, bank transfer and cash at an agent location. Click ‘Continue’.
    5. Enter all the requested information about your receiver in Austria and pay.
    6. Once your money transfer to Austria has been confirmed, check your email receipt for a tracking number (MTCN).
    How do I send money to Austria from a Western Union agent location?

    To send money to Austria from an agent location, simply follow this process:

    1. Use our website to find a nearby agent location.
    2. Present the requested information about your receiver at the counter. You’ll also require a phone number, My WUSM number or valid government-issued ID for yourself.
    3. Pay by cash or debit/credit1 card
    4. Track your money transfer using the unique tracking number (MTCN) included on your receipt.
    How do I estimate the cost of transferring money to Austria?

    You can use our price estimator tool for a transparent breakdown of any transfer fees3 that may be payable. These transfer fees3 will be visible once you have entered the amount you wish to send and selected the way you’d like to pay.

    How long does a money transfer to Austria take?

    If your loved one wants to receive their money transfer to a bank account, then paying with a credit1/debit card or Sofort will take one business day, while a bank transfer could take 1-3 business days. For cash pickup, if you’re paying in person by credit1/debit card or Sofort then your money transfer could arrive in minutes2. By bank transfer, this could take 1-2 business days for their cash to be ready.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our customer care team is on hand to help.

    Send money internationally

    Not only can you send money to Austria, but there are many other countries across the world you can transfer money to with Western Union. Here are some of those that are available:

    1 If you use your credit card, card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply; use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges. Subject to location facilities.

    2 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s Mobile Wallet 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.

    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.