Send money to France

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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    We encrypt your transfers

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    We’ve sent money around the world for over 150 years

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

    With a credit3 or debit card
    Through Apple Pay®
    Using your bank details

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    Send money to France in a few taps with our app

    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.

    More information on how to send money to 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.

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    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.

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    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).

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    Send money independently via a kiosk

    Enjoy a self-service money transfer experience, available at your fingertips every time you pass by a post office equipped with a kiosk eligible for the service.

    The money transfer machines are available in hundreds of post offices across France. It’s a simple and efficient way to send money quickly and easily when you’re on the move.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    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.

    International reach

    Money transfers within France aren’t your only option. Transfer money internationally to more than 200 countries and territories – from the USA to Morocco and everywhere in between.

    Convenient agent locations

    Find an agent location near your loved one in France and send money there for cash pickup in minutes2.

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    Easy registration

    Register for a free profile to start your money transfer to France.

    Different ways to pay

    Bank transfer, Apple Pay®, credit3/debit card or cash – there are lots of options to pay.

    Track your money transfer

    Follow your money across France using your unique tracking number (MTCN).

    Easy to Re-send

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

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to France?

    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.

    How do I send money online to France?

    Learn how to send money to France online quickly and easily with these steps:

    1. Log in to your online profile or register with us for free. Click ‘Send now’.
    2. Enter the amount to send and choose France as the destination. Delivery times vary for different sending and receiving methods – for example, a bank transfer may take up to six business days2.
    3. Choose bank account or cash pickup as the receiving method. Then select a payment method from card, Apple Pay®, bank transfer or cash.
    4. Enter any details requested about your receiver in France, then pay to confirm your money transfer.
    5. Use the tracking number (MTCN) in your confirmation email to follow the progress of your money transfer in France.

    What do I need to send money online to France?

    You’ll need the following to send money to a French bank account online:

    • Name and email address of your receiver.
    • Their bank account number.
    • A purpose for the money transfer.
    • Proof of your source of funds.


    To send money to France online for cash collection, you’ll need:

    • Your receiver’s name as it appears on their government ID.
    • A purpose of the money transfer.
    • The source of funds.
    How do I send money to France from a Western Union agent location?

    Here’s how to send money to France in person:

    1. Find a convenient agent location online.
    2. Bring a valid government-issued ID, phone number with you to the counter. Have a bank statement, tax return or payslip to hand, in case we ask for a source of funds.
    3. Use cash or a credit3/debit card to pay for your money transfer.
    4. Track your transfer with the tracking number (MTCN) on your physical receipt.

    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.

    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to France?

    For a free, no-obligation estimate of transfer fees1, exchange rates and delivery times, use our price estimator.

    How long will it take my money transfer to reach France?

    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 days2. Funds can potentially be available for cash pickup in minutes2.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our customer care team is on hand to help.

    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 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.

    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.