Transfer money to Turkey

Transfer money to Turkey in a few simple steps with Western Union. Move money to surprise loved ones with a gift and support friends and family in many ways.

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    Transfer with Klarna

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    Rating as of 15 December 2022.


    More information on how to send money to Turkey from Germany

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Pay your way

    With Western Union, you can choose how to pay to send money to Turkey in a way that suits you.

    Free registration

    Register your profile for free to start the Turkey money transfer process.

    International reach

    We offer money transfer services in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, so you can gift to family and friends in Turkey and beyond.

    Get rewarded

    Collect My WU points with every money transfer to Turkey and redeem them for transfer fee3 discounts or donate to charity.

    Sign up to send money to Turkey today

    Quick and easy

    Register with Western Union, and start making a money transfer to Turkey in just a few minutes4 online.

    Track your transfer

    Track your money’s digital process from Germany to Turkey when you register online.

    Get rewarded

    Join the My WU program to make savings on money transfer fees3 and benefit from regular promotional offers.

    Plan for the future

    Save receiver details to make quick and easy repeat money transfers to your loved ones in Turkey.

    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 fees3 and exchange rates.
    4. Choose your payment option – bank transfer, Klarna or credit2/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 credit2 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 fees3
    • 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 credit2/debit card – 4,000 EUR
    • Klarna – 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 minutes4 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 days4. Paying online to send money to a bank account with a credit2/debit card or using Klarna 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 Agent location count valid as of December 31, 2021.

    2 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.

    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 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 mWallet 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.