Transferring money from France? Sending to friends and loved ones in China is easier than you think. Choose from multiple payment and receiving options.
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Ways to receive money in China
Ways to send money to China
Send money to bank accounts from Bank of China, Postal Savings Bank of China, China Construction Bank, China Minsheng Bank, Bank of Jilin and Fujian Haixia Bank, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Shanghai branches.More on receiving money
Cash pickup is available in person at one of our agent locations when sending money to China. Your receiver can choose from thousands of agent locations conveniently located around China.Send money now
Sending money to China just got easier. If you’ve got your receiver’s name and Alipay1 ID (Chinese mobile number), they can receive your money transfers directly to their bank account in China.Send money today
Use our app to send money to China from any location at any time of the day. Accessible from your pocket whenever you need it.Download the app
If you’re one of those people who prefers to do things in person, walk into one of our agent locations to make your money transfer.
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With a credit2 or debit card
Via Apple Pay®
Using your bank details
Enjoy quick and easy repeat money transfers to China.
Check currency exchange rates from EUR to USD or CNY.
Track your transfers from France to China in real time on the go.
Receive money in China in multiple currencies
Choose the currency your loved one needs to receive. You can pick either USD, EUR, or CNY, whichever suits their purposes best.Send now
Sending money to bank accounts
Your money transfer can be received by bank accounts4 from major banks including Bank of China, China Construction Bank, and more.Transfer money
Send using Alipay1 mobile wallet
If your receiver has Alipay1, you can make a money transfer directly into their bank account using their name and Alipay1 ID.Make a money transfer
Keep an eye on your money on its journey from start to finish.
Our one-tap re-send function allows you to quickly and easily repeat a money transfer to a loved one.
When you send money from France to China with Western Union, your money could reach your loved ones within minutes5.
There are thousands of conveniently located agent locations throughout France and China. Take your pick.
Our fraud prevention and encryption solutions help to get your money where it needs to go.
Register your profile, get estimates, and understand our transfer fees3 before making a money transfer to China.
We have been sending money around the world for over 150 years – and we’re still going strong.
You can send up to €5,000 to China for cash pickup using your credit2 card, debit card or bank transfer, and up to €6,000 in cash. Send up to €5,500 to a bank account via bank transfer or up to €2,200 to an Alipay1 mobile wallet.
It’s easy to send money online to China. Simply follow these steps:
Make sure you have the following to hand when you make a money transfer to China online:
If you’re making a money transfer for cash pickup, you’ll need:
If you’re sending money to a bank account, please note:
If you and your receiver are not both Chinese nationals, as the sender, you will need to provide a detailed Purpose of Transaction. This also applies when you send money to Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan.
Sending money to China via our agent locations is a quick and easy process:
The time it takes for your money transfer to arrive in China varies according to the payment and receiving methods you choose. It can take anything from minutes5 with a cash transfer to up to 6 business days with a transfer from one bank account to another.
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 Qualifying accounts must have an associated UnionPay debit card number beginning with ‘62’. Transfers to certain accounts may only be available during China bank processing hours, which are 7.30am to 9.45pm China Standard Time. Funds sent to a first-time receiver may be delayed until WU receives additional required information from the account holder. Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms and Conditions for details.
5 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.