Send money to India

Western Union makes sending money to India quick and easy. Support your loved ones and lift their day by making a money transfer today.

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    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

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    We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

    Convenient ways to send and receive money from France to India

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    With a credit5 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay®

    Using your bank details

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    Send money to India in a few taps with our app

    Repeat transfers are quick and easy when you save your loved ones’ details

    Send money to your family in India on the go, anytime, anywhere

    Track your money transfer in real time and receive instant notifications along the way

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    More information on how to send money to India from France

    Send money to bank accounts

    Make a quick transfer of money to India when it matters most by sending straight to your loved one’s bank account.

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    Get an estimate

    There are no surprises. Find out your exchange rates and transfer fees2 before you start your transfer with our estimator tool.

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    Sign up to send money to India today

    Quick and easy

    Register in a few simple steps, choose cash pickup as your receiver method and your cash could be ready to collect in India in minutes3.

    Easily track your transfer

    Instant notifications and our online tracking tool can let you know where your money is and when it arrives.

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    Earn points every time you transfer money home and receive exclusive discounts and offers when you join My WU rewards.

    Schedule transfers

    Need a payment to go out on a particular day when sending money to India? Schedule transfers with ease.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Your choices matter

    You decide how you reach your loved ones. Choose to send a money transfer to India online, via our app, or at an agent location in person.

    We’re committed to reliability

    Thanks to our fraud prevention efforts and encrypted sends, you can make a money transfer with total peace of mind.

    Send around the world

    We operate in over 200 countries and territories so you can support the special people in your life from across oceans and continents.

    A proud heritage

    We’ve been helping families, just like yours, safely send money around the world for over 150 years.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to India?

    If sending money for cash pickup from an agent location, you can send up to about €2,400 when paying by credit5/debit card, bank transfer, and in cash.

    You can send up to €5,000 euros to an Indian bank account when paying by card or up to €50,000 when paying via bank transfer.

    With a mobile wallet4, you can send up to €2,200.

    How do I send money online to India?

    To start sending money to India online:

    1. Register or log in to your Western Union profile and click Send now.
    2. Choose India as your destination and enter the amount you’d like to send.
    3. Choose Cash, Bank Account, or Mobile Wallet4.
    4. Pay for your money transfer.
    5. Wait for your confirmation email containing your unique tracking number and share it with your receiver.
    What do I need to send money online to India?

    To send money from France to India, you’ll need:

    • Your full name and address
    • A form of government-issued ID
    • Your loved ones’ details including their bank information or mobile wallet4 details
    How do I send money to India from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Find your nearest Western Union agent location.
    2. Give a valid government-issued ID and the details of your loved one at the counter. Before transferring money to India, you may need to provide proof regarding your source of funds. To help with this, please ensure you also take a bank statement, tax return, or payslip along with you.
    3. Pay for your money transfer to India using cash, credit5 or debit card.
    4. Keep track of your money transfer using the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to India?

    Our price estimator tool provides you with details of any transfer fees2, the current exchange rate, and estimated delivery times.

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

    Your receiver may get access to the money in minutes3 with cash pickup or up to 3 business days when paying by bank transfer. A money transfer to a bank account in India can take up to 6 business days while sending to a mobile wallet4 can take minutes by card or up to 4 business days when paying via bank transfer.

    Still have questions?

    1 Agent location count valid as of December 31, 2021.

    2 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.

    3 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, and identification.

    4 Additional charges, including SMS and account cash-out fees, may be applied to the receiver’s mobile wallet account by the mobile network operator and/or wallet service provider.

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