Send money to Germany

Wondering how to send money to Germany? We’ve got you and your loved ones covered with a range of payment and receiving options to choose from.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money from France to Germany

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    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Benefit from our heritage

    With over 150 years of experience sending money to Germany and beyond, you can rely on us to make your money transfer easy.

    Choose the way you want to pay

    Send money to Germany online, via our app, or walk into an agent location to send in person. The choice is yours. Register for a free profile to get started.

    A commitment to reliability

    You can rely on our fraud prevention and encryption solutions to get your money to Germany quickly and smoothly.

    Send money around the world

    We operate in more than 200 countries and territories around the world so you can send your money where it needs to go.

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    Send again as quickly as you need to

    Need to send money to the same person more than once? No problem, we’ll help make it happen in a few quick clicks.

    Save your receiver’s details

    Toss those scraps of paper away – we’ll save all the important details for you to make your next money transfer even easier.

    Track your money on the move

    Easily follow your money transfer to Germany from start to finish with your unique tracking number and our online tracking tool.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Germany?

    You can send up to €5,000 for cash pickup or straight to a bank account in Germany when paying via credit2/debit card, Sofort or bank transfer. Send up to €50,000 to a German bank account when you pay via bank transfer or send up to €6,000 when paying in cash for cash pickup.

    How do I send money online to Germany?

    You can send money to Germany online by using your debit card, credit2 card, Sofort bank transfer, or a standard bank transfer. Your loved one can pick up the money in cash at a Western Union agent location or you can send it straight to their bank account.

    1. Register or log in to your free Western Union profile
    2. Click Send now and choose Germany as your destination
    3. Enter the amount you’d like to send and choose cash pickup or bank transfer as your receiver method
    4. Pay the way you like.
    5. Wait for your confirmation email to arrive – it contains your unique tracking number (MTCN).
    What do I need to send money online to Germany?

    Money transfers that you send to Germany require you to share some of your personal details and your recipient’s details.

    The information required varies according to your payment and receiving methods, so make sure you have standard personal and contact details on hand. If sending to a bank account, you’ll need to have your receiver’s name as it appears on their bank account, as well as their bank details and personal information.

    You might also have to supply the source of funds and the reason for the money transfer.

    How do I send money to Germany from a Western Union agent location?

    Follow these steps when sending money to Germany via an agent location.

    • Choose an agent location near you.
    • Take your ID with you. You can also use your passport or your driving licence.
    • Keep your receiver’s name, address, and mobile phone number handy.
    • Make the payment and receive your tracking number to follow your funds online as they travel from France to Germany.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Germany?

    Use our estimator tool to get a cost estimate that will help you decide which payment method to choose when you send money to Germany. You can also check any transfer fees3 and delivery times before you start a money transfer.

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

    Depending on which payment and receiving options you choose, the time it takes to send to Germany varies.

    Your money transfer can be ready for cash pickup in minutes1 when you choose to pay by credit2/debit card, or cash. It can take up to 3 business days when paying via bank transfer.

    If you choose to send money to a German bank account, your money can arrive within 1 business day or 6 business days when paying via bank transfer.

    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 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.