Send money to Switzerland

Western Union makes sending money to Switzerland simple and straightforward. Transfer money today with complete peace of mind.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money from France to Switzerland

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    With a credit1 or debit card

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    Using your bank details

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    Send money to Switzerland in a few taps with our app

    Save receivers’ details for quick, hassle-free, repeat money transfers

    Send funds to Switzerland anytime and from anywhere

    Track your transfer in real time and know exactly when it arrives

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    Transfer speed

    If your friends need money fast or you’re facing a family emergency, your money transfer from France can be ready to collect in minutes3 with cash pickup.

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    No hidden costs

    Find out your exchange rates and transfer fees2 before you commit to your send, and you won’t have any surprises.

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    Receiver details you’ll need

    You will only need some basic info about your receiver to get started. Make sure you have their full name, address, and email address handy.

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    Quick and easy

    Sending money shouldn’t be stressful. It couldn’t be easier to send money to your loved ones in Switzerland today.

    Easily track your transfer

    Get a real-time view of your money’s journey as it makes its way from Bordeaux to Bern with our online tracking tool.

    Easy to Re-send

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

    Send Money in Minutes3

    When you send money from France to Switzerland with Western Union, your money could reach your loved ones in minutes3.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    The choice is yours

    You decide how you send money to Switzerland. Head online, download the app, or visit an agent location in person.

    Peace of mind

    With our commitment to fraud prevention and encrypted transfers, you can rely on us to complete your money transfer smoothly.

    Worldwide reach

    You can send money to over 200 countries and territories to quickly reach the people who matter most around the world.

    A history of helping

    We’ve been helping families, just like yours, to send money to their loved ones overseas for more than 150 years.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Switzerland?

    You can send up to €5,000 from France to Switzerland for cash pickup when paying by credit1/debit card or bank transfer and up to €6,000 when paying by cash. When sending to a Swiss bank account and paying via bank transfer, you can send up to €50,000.

    How do I send money online to Switzerland?

    You can send money to loved ones in Switzerland via our app, your debit or credit card, or your bank account. You can also send cash at an agent location near you.

    To send money to Switzerland online:

    1. Register or login to your Western Union profile and click ‘Send Money’
    2. Select Switzerland as your destination and enter the amount you’d like to send
    3. Choose Cash or Bank Account as your receiver method
    4. Pay for your money transfer using your preferred payment method
    5. Wait for your confirmation email to arrive as this will contain your unique tracking number
    What do I need to send money online to Switzerland?

    To send money from France to Switzerland, you’ll need your receiver’s name, address, and email address. You will also need their bank name, account number, account type, and address if choosing to send straight to a bank account.

    How do I send money to Switzerland from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Find your nearest Western Union agent location.
    2. Show a valid government-issued ID or phone number in at the counter, plus the details of your loved one. Before transferring money to Switzerland, you may need to provide proof of 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 Switzerland using cash, credit1 or debit card.
    4. Keep track of your money transfer using the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt.

    With hundreds of agent locations around Switzerland, your receiver is never far away from a designated cash pickup point.

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

    Your receiver can get their money in minutes3 through cash pickup when you pay with credit1/debit card or cash. It may take up to 3 business days3 when paying by bank transfer. If you choose to send money to a Swiss bank account and pay via bank transfer, it can take up to 6 business days to arrive.

    Still have questions?

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

    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.