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Reach your loved ones directly with convenient and fast bank transfers.

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Why send money to a bank account?

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 pickup location.

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It’s global

Transfer 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 tracking number (MTCN). You’ll also get notified by email when the money arrives.

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Always check our latest fees

Send money to a bank account from a 2,90 EUR transfer fee2 – check our fees and exchanges rates in real time and find the best deal just for you.

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How do I send money to a bank account?

Transfer money to bank accounts at home and abroad 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.

Online

Transfer money to a bank account 24/7 from any device.

From a 2,90 EUR transfer fee2.

How do I send money online?

From our app

Transfer money on the go with just a few taps and swipes.

From a 2,90 EUR transfer fee2.

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From an agent location

Send cash from one of 500+ locations3 in Spain.

From a 2,90 EUR transfer fee2.

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

Whenever you want to start a new bank transfer to an account, always make sure to have the following information ready. You may need some additional things depending on the destination bank and country.

1. Receiver’s details

Name and country of your receiver.

2. Bank details

Bank name and bank code (BIC).

3. Account details

Receiver’s account number (IBAN).

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 Network data as of 30 June, 2019.