Send money to loved ones with Western Union

 

 

Whether you’re sending money online, in person or with our app, it’s easy to check Western Union’s money transfer fees1 and exchange rates before you send money to loved ones from France.

 

 

Be informed. Be aware. Protect yourself from fraud

Be informed. Be aware.

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Send your first online money transfer for 0 € transfer fee1 and enjoy fast and reliable money transfers back home and around the world with Western Union.

Transparent transfer fees1—no matter how you’re sending money from France

Western Union charges vary depending on the destination, transfer amount and how quickly you want your money to arrive—but no matter how you’re sending funds, our exchange rates are always transparent.

Online

Send money online from France directly to your receiver’s bank account or for cash pick-up at an agent location.

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With our app

Send money on the go with our money transfer app.

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At an agent location

From Paris to Lyon, send money in minutes2 from agent locations across France.

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Make your first online money transfer fee-free1!

Enjoy 0 € transfer fee1 on your first online money transfer and send money back home and around the world quickly and reliably with Western Union.

Simple steps for sending money with Western Union

Register and verify your free profile

Log in or register your profile to send money from France. You’ll need to verify your account if you are sending more than 1 000 € . You can verify your profile using your driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID.

Choose the amount and destination

Enter the destination, the amount you’d like to send and how you want your receiver to get the funds. You’ll be able to see Western Union exchange rates during this time.

Enter your receiver’s details

Enter your receiver’s bank account details to transfer money to their bank account. To send funds for cash pick-up, provide their name and address.

Select a secure payment method

Choose how to pay: with your credit3 or debit card, or with your bank account.

Confirm, send and track your money transfer

Your money is on its way! We’ll send you a confirmation email with the 10-digit MCTN to track your money transfer.

Our customers made millions of transfers with Western Union last year—here’s why:

Ease and convenience

Send money the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app or in person at an agent location.

Commitment to security

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

Worldwide reach

With Western Union, you can transfer money from France to 200+ countries and territories around the world.

Easy to Re-send

Our one-tap re-send function allows you to quickly and easily repeat a money transfer to a loved one.

Frequently Asked Questions about Western Union’s transfer fees1 and exchange rates

How much does it cost to send money with Western Union?

The cost of a money transfer depends on a few factors, such as where you are sending money, how you are sending the money, and how quickly you want the money to get to your receiver.

You can get an estimate for your international money transfer with our price estimator, or by visiting the send money form and selecting your destination and entering the amount you’d like to send.

Note: If you are using a credit card to send money online or over the phone, a credit card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. You can avoid these fees by using a debit card.

How can I estimate the price of my Western Union transfer?

If you are sending money online or with the app, you can get a free estimate anytime and without an obligation to send money later using our price estimator.

You can also get an estimate by visiting the send money form and entering your destination and the amount you’d like to send.

Transfer fees1 and exchange rates provided are estimates only and are not guaranteed. Additional taxes and fees may apply.

How are Western Union’s transfer fees1 calculated?

Western Union’s transfer fees1 depend on the destination, the transfer amount and how quickly you want your money to arrive. When sending money online or with the app, you can always check the applicable transfer fees1 and exchange rates before you make a transfer.

How can I get information on Western Union’s transfer fees1 and exchange rates?

Western Union offers real-time information on exchange rates to help you stay up to date on the latest developments when sending money internationally. Check current exchange rates before making a transfer with our app or online.

How do I check Western Union’s transfer fees1 and exchange rates with the app?

When you choose to send money from France with our app, you can check Western Union’s transfer fees1 and exchange rates before you make the transaction. Transfer fees1 are calculated based on the receiver’s country, the amount sent and how quickly you choose the funds to arrive.

How can I avoid transfer fees1 when sending money?

Certain types of money transfers, like wire transfers, can get expensive if your bank or financial institution charges high fees for incoming and outgoing wires. There are certain ways to cut costs depending on your bank or financial institution, including adjusting how you initiate a money transfer and how you convert currency.

When you make a money transfer with Western Union, our transfer fees1 and exchange rates are always transparent.

Still have questions about Western Union exchange rates?

Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our Customer Care team is just a call away. Contact us.

Register to start sending money today

Register

Quick and easy registration

It’s easy to register and start using our money transfer services.

Track your money transfer

Easily track your transfer online and with our app using the MTCN.

Pay the way you like

Pay using your bank account, credit3/debit card or cash.

Convenient locations

Send money for cash pick-up at an agent location near your receiver.

International money transfer at your fingertips

Send money on the go or start a money transfer and pay at an agent location.

Track your money transfer in real time.

Send again quickly to friends and family.

1 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.

2 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.

3 If you are using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.