Send money to a bank account

Reach your loved ones directly with a fast bank transfer straight to their account.

How to transfer money to a bank account?

Transfer money to bank accounts with Western Union in three convenient ways – online, via our mobile app and at our agent locations. You can pay in cash, by bank transfer, or with your credit or debit card.

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Send money to a bank account for 0 kr transfer fee2– check our fees and exchanges rates in real time and find the best deal just for you.

What do I need to send money to a bank account?

When transferring money to a bank account, always make sure to have the following information ready. You may need some additional things depending on the destination bank and country.

Why send money to a bank account?

Western Union bank transfers are quick and simple – have your loved ones receive money reliably without any need to go to an agent location.

It’s convenient

Transfer funds directly to your receiver’s bank account, so there’s no need to arrange for a cash pick-up location.
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It’s global

Wire money to billions of bank accounts1 in over 50 countries around the world.
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It’s reliable

Check the status of your transfer using your unique Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). You’ll also get notified by email when the money arrives.
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1 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.

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 Agent location count valid as of June 30, 2021.