We’ve been helping you send money easily from France to Africa for 20 years. Here’s to 20 more.

We’ve been helping you send money from France to Africa for 20 years. Here’s to 20 more.

Need to send money to friends or loved ones in Africa? For 20 years, WU has been offering industry leading money transfer services from France to Africa. Western Union’s goal is to offer flexible options for both the sender and receiver, no matter what your destination.

You can send money to your loved ones in Africa the way you like best – whether from the comfort of your home online at wu.com, on the go with our mobile app, or in person at your nearest agent location. Western Union is the obvious choice when sending money from France to Africa.



Send money online and using mobile app:


for cash pickup in minutes**

directly to a bank account**

to a mobile wallet**

Send money from Western Union agent location:


for cash pickup in minutes**

for cash pickup in 6 hours**

directly to a bank account**

to a mobile wallet**

Send money now Find the nearest WU location

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Discover more information about sending money to Algeria, Cameroon, DRC, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Maghreb, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, other countries.



Money in minutes** can save the day.
If you send for cash pickup at one of more than 35,000 agent locations*** across Africa, your receiver gets the money in minutes**. Western Union offers flexible options for sender and receiver. Your receiver can pick their money up at an agent location or have it sent directly to their mobile wallet**.
Check out where mobile wallet** pickup is available.
6 hours delayed service ** – a beneficial option
Discover the 6 hours delayed service** for your money transfers to Sub-Saharan Africa and save money on your transfer fees*. Transfer fees are reduced compared to money in minutes** when sending money from an agent location. Your receiver can pick up the money within 6 hours**.
Learn more about the 6 hours delayed service** advantages and transfer fees*.
Send money directly to a bank account**
If your receiver is in Morocco, you can send money online directly to their bank account** for 0 EUR transfer fee*. Your receiver doesn’t have to travel to an agent location to pick up their cash, so this is much more convenient. Sending directly to a bank account** may take a little bit longer, so, in each instance, you’ll need to weigh the cost and convenience to suit your needs.
Find out more about how to send money directly to a bank account**.
Send money to a mobile phone**
If your receiver lives in a country where we offer this service, you can send money to their mobile phone** so they can get their money quickly and easily. Please make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet** with one of our partner mobile operators in their country.
Check out our available destination countries and mobile providers.


Send money now     or Find the nearest WU location



* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

** 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. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See the transfer form for restrictions.

*** Agent location count valid as of 31 March 2016.