Transfer money to Turkey

With Western Union, you can transfer money to Turkey easily and without worry. Arrange a reliable bank transfer and surprise your loved ones in Turkey with money as a gift or to support friends and family.


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    Send money to Turkey for less!

    Enjoy reduced transfer fees and best exchange rates for cash payout in Turkish Lira.

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    More flexibility when you send money to Turkey

    Sending money for cash pickup? Your receiver can choose how to collect it – at an agent location or straight into their digital bank account.

    Send money to Turkey and select ‘Cash Payout’.

    Your receiver can pick up the money in one of our Western Union agent locations in Turkey or redirect the money into their mobile/internet banking account at selected banks.

    If they have a digital bank account with Akbank, Al Baraka, Garanti BBVA, Isbank, QNB Finansbank, YapiKredi or ZiraatBank, they can log into their account 24/7, go to the money transfer menu, and select Western Union money transfer straight into their account by entering the MTCN.

    Register to send money to Turkey today

    Secure registration

    Create a free account and benefit from fast and reliable money transfers to Turkey.

    Preferred payment method

    Benefit from Sofort bank transfers or pay by credit1 or debit card and send money to your loved ones in Turkey — reliably and without worry.

    Money transfers at a glance

    When you send money to Turkey, you will always receive a transaction number (MTCN). You can find a detailed overview of every transfer on our website or via our app.

    Always an agent nearby

    When you send money to Turkey, your loved ones benefit from having Western Union branches nearby — reliable and convenient for the recipient.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Security first

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union money transfers.

    Global money transfers

    With Western Union, you can send money to Turkey and more than 200 other regions of the world — reliably and without worry.

    Set up standing orders

    Create standing orders to automatically send money to your loved ones in Turkey — reliable transfers with maximum transparency.

    Send money to Turkey without worry using our app

    Send money to Turkey online, securely, and from anywhere with our user-friendly app.

    Save recipient data so that money can be transferred to Turkey easily and reliably in the future.

    Worries are a thing of the past — track your money on its way to Turkey in real time.

    Rating as of 24 October, 2023.

    Choose how to transfer money to Turkey

    Bank transfer
    Transfer with SOFORT
    Credit1 or debit card
    Apple Pay® in our app
    Pay in cash

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    money to Turkey?

    If you have any outstanding questions or concerns, please take a look at the FAQs below. Is everything clear? Then you can transfer money to Turkey now.

    More facts and figures on money transfers to Turkey


    Make your loved ones smile

    It should be quick and easy — transfer money to your loved ones in Turkey. Whether for Eid or a birthday, you can transfer money safely with us. You also benefit from full fee transparency. Check the charges here before making the transfer.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money online to Turkey?

    You can send money to Turkey online with Western Union – here’s how:

    1. Log in or register and click ‘Send now’ to start sending money online to Turkey.
    2. Choose Turkey as your destination and add the amount you want to send in euros.
    3. Select the currency they will receive in (EUR, TRY or USD), based on their receiving method. Check the figures and details are correct, accounting for transfer fees2 and exchange rates.
    4. Choose your payment option – bank transfer, Sofort or credit1/debit card, depending on the amount.
    5. Enter your receiver’s details, depending on the receiving method selected.
    6. Click ‘Send’ and look out for your confirmation email, containing your unique Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

    You can also make a money transfer to Turkey online with our useful app.

    How do I send money to Turkey from a Western Union agent location?

    To send money to Turkey from Germany in person:

    1. Look online for a convenient Western Union agent location.
    2. Head to the agent location with your valid government-issued ID, My WU®  number or phone number. Take these up to the counter, alongside your receiver’s bank and account information.
    3. Pay to transfer the money with cash or a German credit1 or giro card.
    4. Keep your receipt and use the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) printed on it so both you and your receiver can track the funds with this number.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Turkey?

    Start a money transfer to Turkey online for a quick and easy way to see how much it will cost. Enter Turkey as your destination country, input the amount you want to send and select the receiving currency – EUR, TRY or USD.

    Then choose how they will receive the money and the way you want to pay for a useful breakdown of how much it will cost. This includes:

    • The exchange rate
    • Money transfer amount
    • Any transfer fees2
    • Money transfer total
    • Total the receiver gets

    You’ll also see estimated delivery times – with no obligation to continue with the money transfer.

    How much money can I send online to Turkey?

    The maximum amount you can send from Germany to Turkey with Western Union is EUR 50,000 – when making a bank-to-bank transfer. When you send more than EUR 1,000 you will need to verify your identity first.

    If you pay another way there are different maximum limits, such as:

    • Direct to card – 2,200 EUR
    • Cash pickup – 6,200 EUR
    • Pay by credit1/debit card – 5,000 EUR
    • Sofort – 5,000 EUR
    How long does a money transfer to Turkey take?

    The duration of your money transfer to Turkey depends on the way you choose to send it, how you pay and the amount sent. You can send money for cash pickup in Turkey in minutes3 with the mobile app, online or from an agent location.

    If you prefer sending money directly to a Turkish bank account, your money is generally available for the receiver between one and three business days3. Paying online to send money to a bank account with a credit1/debit card or using Sofort can take up to one day. Sending money direct to a debit card may take up to seven days.

    Still have questions?

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

    Send money internationally

    Send money to Turkey and beyond, here are some of the countries you can transfer to in the Western Union® network:

    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 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.

    3 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.