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Ways to send money to Switzerland
Ways to receive money in Switzerland
Need to send money at short notice? With the Western Union® app, it’s easy to make a money transfer on the move. You can also start things off on the app and pay in cash at one of our thousands of agent locations.Download the app
From Munich to Berlin, we boast more than 5,0001 agent locations across Germany.Find your nearest agent location
Complete a money transfer to Switzerland directly to a loved one’s bank account. It can take a couple of business days, depending on your sending method.See how it works
Your receiver can access more than 4001 agent locations across Switzerland, for convenient cash collection.Find Swiss agent locations
Use your bank details
Transfer with Klarna
Credit2/debit card transactions
Pay in cash
Make direct transfers to Swiss bank accounts
Simplify everything with a bank account transfer. Gather information3 such as the bank name, International Bank Account Number (IBAN) and transfer purpose.
Complete transfers with Klarna
We’ve teamed up with Klarna to give you the choice of paying via an online bank transfer. Cash, cards and traditional bank payments are also available for each transfer to Switzerland. You can also make transfers via Apple Pay® with our app.
Track your progress
Follow your money as it heads south from Germany to Switzerland using your unique tracking number (MTCN).
More than 4001 Swiss agent locations are available to your loved ones, from Bern to Zurich.
Make a money transfer to Switzerland today, then to other countries tomorrow. We serve more than 200 countries and territories overall.
Our focus on fraud prevention and data encryption technologies helps protect your money.
Whether it’s online, through our app or in person, transfer money to Switzerland with ease.
Register for a free Western Union profile and begin sending money online today. You won’t need to register to send money in person.
Save time on your next money transfer to Switzerland from Germany by storing receiver information.
Keep an eye on your money at every step with our tracking tool.
Transfer money to Switzerland online by following these six steps:
Here’s how to make an in-person money transfer to Switzerland from Germany via an agent location:
For each money transfer to Switzerland, estimate the costs by heading to our ‘Send money’ page. From there, you can see what your receiver will get in Swiss francs based on current exchange rates, plus transfer fees5 for every delivery method. Estimated delivery times are also included.
A general limit of 50,000 EUR applies when you transfer money to Switzerland online. However, the limit may be lower depending on your chosen methods of sending and collecting money. For instance, a 5,000 EUR cap is in place when sending money to a bank account via card or Klarna transfer. You will need to verify your identity when you send over 1,000 EUR.
1 Agent location count valid as of December 31st, 2021.
2 If you use your credit card, card issuer cash advance fees and associated interest charges may apply; use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges. Subject to location facilities.
3 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.)
4 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. Additional restrictions may apply. See terms for details.
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.