Send money to Portugal

Send money to Portugal quickly and easily with Western Union. You can choose between a range of payment and receiving options to make transfers simple.


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    Convenient ways to send and receive money from France to Portugal

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    With a credit2 or debit card

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    Send money to Portugal in a few taps with our app

    Send money to Portugal at home, at work or on the go.

    Save your receiver’s details automatically for easy future payments.

    Track transfers from Lyon to Lisbon in real time and enjoy peace of mind.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Choice at your fingertips

    Send money to Portugal online, via our app, or in person, whichever option feels right for you.

    Committed to security

    Our fraud prevention and encryption solutions are state-of-the-art so you can rely on us to keep your money moving.

    Pay in the way that suits you

    Everyone has different preferences. Select the payment option that works best for your needs.

    An international presence

    We operate in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Take advantage of this network to quickly send money to your friends and family overseas.

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    Quick and easy transactions

    Send money to the people who matter most around the world in a few clicks online or in person at one of our agent locations.

    Schedule transfers ahead of time

    Make sure you never miss an important payment by scheduling your money transfer to Portugal in advance.

    Enjoy offers and discounts

    We want you to get the most out of your money transfers with Western Union so we will always find ways to improve your experience.

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    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Portugal?

    You can send up to €5,000 to Portugal for cash pickup when paying by credit2/debit card or bank transfer or up to €6,000 when paying in cash.

    When sending straight to a bank account, you can send up to €5,000 when paying by credit2/debit card or up to €50,000 when paying by bank transfer.

    How do I send money online to Portugal?
    1. You can send money to Portugal online via debit card, credit2 card, or bank transfer. Your receiver 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’. Select Portugal as your destination and enter the amount you’d like to send.
      3. Choose cash pickup or bank account as your receiving method.
      4. Pay using your preferred payment method.
      5. Enter your receiver’s full name, address, phone number, and email address as well as their bank details if you have chosen to make a money transfer to a bank account.
      6. Look out for you confirmation email as this contains your unique tracking number.
    What do I need to send money online to Portugal?

    When you make a money transfer to Portugal online you will need to share your personal details and the details of your recipient. The information required varies according to your payment and receiving methods, so make sure you have standard personal and contact details on hand. You might also have to supply the source of funds and the reason for the transfer.

    When transferring money to your receiver’s bank account, you will need their name as it appears on the bank account, as well as their banking details and basic personal information such as address and telephone number. This information varies per bank, so it’s best to have everything ready.

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

    Follow these steps when sending money to Portugal in person:

    • Find an agent location near you.
    • Take your official ID, driving licence, or passport with you.
    • Make sure you have the following information available: name, address, and mobile phone number of your receiver.
    • Keep hold of your unique tracking number (MTCN). This enables you to track your transfer online.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Portugal?

    You can get a free cost estimate before you send money to Portugal detailing the costs of different payment and receiving methods including any transfer fees3 and estimated delivery times.

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

    The time it takes for your money to get to Portugal depends on your chosen method of paying and receiving.

    When you send money to Portugal for cash pickup it will be ready for your loved ones to collect in minutes1 unless you pay by bank transfer, which could take up to three business days.

    When sending to a Portuguese bank account, a debit or credit2 card payment will arrive in one business day while a bank transfer payment can take up to six business days.

    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.