Sending money to China

Send money to China with complete confidence. Support your loved ones remotely by transferring money online or via our application.

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    Send money easily from France to China

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    Numerous branches nearby

    Your friends and family can collect money wherever they are, from Guangzhou to Shenzhen, by visiting their nearest Western Union branch.

    Easier transfer tracking

    Track the progress of your transfer at a glance when you send money to China from France, thanks to your unique tracking number (MTCN).

    Send money in just a few minutes4

    When you send money from France to China with Western Union, your money could reach your loved ones in just a few minutes4.

    Easy to resend

    Save time the next time you need to send money to China by registering the details of your recurring recipients.

    Why choose Western Union?

    Easy registration

    Register today by entering your details to create your free profile, online or via the app.

    Enhanced safety

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

    A variety of payment methods

    Choose the payment method that suits you best for sending money to China: credit card2, bank transfer or Sofort.

    Track every money transfer

    Keep track of your money with a handy tracking number (MTCN) and an online tool.

    Send money to China in just a few clicks via the application

    Register information about your family and friends to speed up your next money transfer to China.

    Send money to China wherever you are and whenever you want, from home, the office or on the move.

    Follow the progress of your transfer as soon as you have clicked on “send” using your tracking number (MTCN).

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    Choose the payment method that suits you best

    With your credit/debit card2

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    With your bank account

    More information about sending money to China

    Get a free pre-shipment estimate

    Calculate all the costs before sending money to China with a free estimate. Check the exchange rate3 from EUR to CNY at any time, with no obligation to send money at a later date.

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    Convenient money transfers with Western Union

    You can pay for your money transfer as you wish: with Apple Pay in our app or with your credit2 or debit card.

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    View your money transfers on the History page

    Are you missing some information about your beneficiary? No problem. You can put your money transfer on hold, then finalise it from the History page when you’re ready.

    Make a money transfer

    Ready to send money to China?

    You can pay for your money transfer as you wish: with Apple Pay in our app or with your credit2 or debit card.

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    Be there for your loved ones when they need you

    Making your loved ones happy has never been easier. Whether it’s their birthday in Beijing, New Year’s Eve in Shanghai or a business opportunity, you can send them money in just a few clicks with Western Union.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much can I send to China?

    You can send up to EUR 5,000 to China for withdrawal in cash or to a bank account, and up to EUR 2,200 directly to a mobile wallet4.

    How do I transfer money online to China?

    1. Create a profile or log in to your Western Union account and click “Continue”.

    2. Select “China” in the “Send to” box and enter the amount to be sent in the corresponding box.

    3. Once you have entered the desired amount, you need to choose how your recipient will receive the payment: to their bank account, a mobile wallet, or with a cash withdrawal.

    4. In the next box, select a payment method. You should now have access to a full estimate.

    5. Click “Continue” to display the next page and fill in your beneficiary’s details, as well as your own. You will also be asked to indicate the reason for the transfer and the origin of the funds.

    6. Once you have confirmed the shipment, you will receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) so that you can check the progress of your transfer. Please share this number with your beneficiary.

    What do I need to send money online to China?

    If you haven’t already done so, create a free Western Union profile. Visit our registration page and enter the following information:

    • Your name and address.
    • Information relating to an official identity document, such as a driving licence or passport.

    Once you have registered, you can start setting up your money transfer to China by entering the following information:

    • Details of the reason for the transfer and the origin of the funds.
    • The name, postal address and e-mail address of your beneficiary.
    • In the case of a transfer to a bank account, you will also need your beneficiary’s bank details, such as their account number.
    How can I estimate the cost of transferring money to China?

    Once you have entered the payment method, receipt method and transfer amount on our dedicated page, details of transfer charges3, estimated delivery times and exchange rates3 will be displayed.

    How can I estimate the cost of transferring money to China?

    Times may vary depending on the payment method, the time of the transfer, public holidays and security checks. Please note that when you choose your payment method, you will have access to the estimated times before you commit to making the transfer.

    For example, a bank transfer from France to China can take up to 6 working days4 . If the transfer is for a cash withdrawal, it can reach its destination in just a few minutes4.

    Any other questions?

    Consult our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us. Our customer service is at your disposal.

    1 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. See the transfer form for restrictions. Ant Group, its affiliates and the Alipay Brand (collectively, “Alipay”) are not licensed to provide remittance services in United Kingdom Alipay partners with Western Union which is licensed to conduct remittances in this market, to facilitate the receipt of the remittances in the receiving market powered by Alipay’s technology.

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

    3 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.

    4 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. See the transfer form for restrictions.