Send money to Benin

Send money to Benin quickly and easily today. Your money transfers can be ready for your friends and family to collect in minutes1 with cash pickup.

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    We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

    Convenient ways to receive and send money from France to Benin

    Choose the way you pay

    With a credit3 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

    Using your bank details

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    Send money to Benin in a few taps with our app

    Follow your funds in real time as they travel from France to Benin

    Start sending money to Benin and complete the payment directly on the app

    There’s no need to wait; make a money transfer from anywhere, at any time

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    Send money to Benin on the move

    Anytime, anywhere. Your money transfer can reach the people who matter most at the times they need it most when you send money on the go via our app.

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    Visit an agent location to pay in person

    From Nice to Bordeaux, with thousands of conveniently located agent locations throughout France, you’ll never have to travel too far to send money to Benin in person.

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    Easy to Re-send

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

    Track your transfer

    Follow your money transfer as it moves from France to Benin and receive a notification when it’s ready to collect with our online tracking tool.

    Send Money in Minutes1

    When you send money from France to Benin with Western Union, your money could reach your loved ones in minutes1.

    Save your receiver’s details

    Register for a free Western Union profile, and you can save your loved ones’ details to speed up your next transfer.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Choose the way you pay

    With Western Union, you’re free to send money to Benin in the way that suits you best. Visit one of our agent locations, head online, or download our app.

    Worldwide reach

    We operate in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, so you can make quick and easy money transfers to loved ones based almost anywhere.

    Over a century of experience

    We’re proud of our rich heritage and have spent over 150 years helping people send money overseas to reach the people who matter most.

    Committed to security

    Thanks to our encrypted sends and dedication to fraud prevention, you can always rely on us when sending money to Benin from France.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Benin?

    When sending money to Benin, you can transfer up to EUR 6,000. Your cash can be ready for cash pickup in minutes1.

    How do I send money online to Benin?

    To send money to Benin, follow these simple steps:

    1. Register or log in to your free Western Union profile. Click the ‘Send now’ button to get started.
    2. Select Benin as your destination and type the amount you’d like to send. You’ll find estimated delivery times and transfer fees4 on the right-hand side of the screen.
    3. Choose cash pickup as your receiving method.
    4. Select credit3 card, debit card, cash, Klarna, or bank transfer as your payment method.
    5. Add your receiver’s full name (as it appears on their ID), address, phone number and email address.
    6. Enter your payment information.
    7. Look out for your confirmation email. Take note of your unique tracking number (MTCN) and share it with your receiver. They can then use it to collect their money from an agent location as soon as it arrives.
    What do I need to send money online to Benin?

    Start by registering for a free Western Union profile.

    To send money online, you’ll need:

    • Your full name and address
    • A French driving licence, passport, or other form of government-issued ID
    • The full name and address of your receiver
    How do I send money to Benin from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Visit an agent location in France with your ID and receiver’s details.
    2. At the counter, state that you wish to make a money transfer to Benin. You can choose to pay with cash, credit3, or debit card. If you’ve already started to transfer money on the Western Union® app, you can complete the process here.
    3. Take note of your unique tracking number (MTCN) and share it with your receiver in Benin so they can easily collect their funds.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Benin?

    Find out how much your money transfer may cost and check out the current exchange rates before sending money to Benin using our price estimator. You’ll also be able to see details of any transfer fees4 and estimated delivery times.

    How long does it take to send money to Benin from France?

    Your money can be ready for your friends and family to collect in Benin in minutes1 when you choose to pay in cash, credit3 or debit card. If you choose to pay for your money transfer with a bank transfer, it can take up to 3 working days.

    Still have questions?

    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 Additional charges, including SMS and account cash-out fees, may be applied to the receiver’s mobile wallet account by the mobile network operator and/or wallet service provider.

    3 Some card issuers may charge additional fees for using our services. Please contact your card issuer for more information.

    4 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.