Send money to France in the way that’s convenient for you – online, with our app or in person. We make it quick, easy and reliable to support your loved ones.
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Send money to a bank account in France from a 1,90 € transfer fee1 or for cash pickup from a 2,90 € transfer fee1.
Ways to receive money in France
Ways to send money to France
Transfer money directly to a loved one’s bank account in France as a gift, financial support or for anything else.Learn more
Send money to France for cash pickup at a nearby agent location, whether your loved ones are in Paris, Marseille, Lyon or elsewhere across the country.Explore our agent locations
Transfer money within France from your mobile phone on the move. Several payment options are possible: Apple Pay®, credit or debit card, or cash. The beneficiary will be able to get the cash from their nearest agent location.Download our app
Sending money in France is easy in person. Set up a money transfer at one of more than 8,5002 French agent locations.Find agent locations in France
With a credit3 or debit card
Through Apple Pay®
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
Make a money transfer to France on the move.
Track each money transfer in France in real time.
Quickly resend to friends and family across France.
Sending money to bank accounts
With all major banks covered, you can send money directly to accounts throughout France. Have your receiver’s bank account number ready to speed up the process.Send now
Get a free estimate
Calculate the costs to send money in France at any time and with no obligation to complete the money transfer, using our price estimator.Review the costs
Details your receiver will need
When you make a money transfer in France for cash collection, your receiver will need your full name, their government-issued ID and the tracking number (MTCN).Discover our agent locations
Plenty of choice
Send money quickly to France at your convenience. Move money online, via our app or in person at an agent location.
Commitment to security
Enjoy peace of mind whenever you send money to France. Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your money transfers.
Convenient agent locations
Find an agent location near your loved one in France and send money there for cash pickup in minutes4.
Register for a free profile to start your money transfer to France.
Bank transfer, Apple Pay®, credit3/debit card or cash – there are lots of options to pay.
Follow your money across France using your unique tracking number (MTCN).
Earn points every time you send money within France or elsewhere. Redeem on transfer fee1 discounts and get exclusive offers as a My WU℠ member.
You can send up to 50,000 EUR to France when making a money transfer from your bank account to another account. Different limits apply for other payment and receiving methods. For example, when paying with a credit3/debit card, the limit is 5,000 EUR.
Learn how to send money to France online quickly and easily with these steps:
You’ll need the following to send money to a French bank account online:
To send money to France online for cash collection, you’ll need:
Here’s how to send money to France in person:
You also have the option to start a money transfer to France online or via our app to lock in the price. Then pay at an agent location within 24 hours.
The time it takes your money transfer to reach its destination in France will depend on the chosen payment and receiving methods. Money transfers between bank accounts can take up to six business days4. Funds can potentially be available for cash pickup in minutes4.
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 Agent location count valid as of December 31, 2021.
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.
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 the receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to the account tied to the 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.