Send money to Germany with Western Union using our reliable service. Provide financial support to your loved ones with ease and convenience.
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Ways to send money to Germany
Ways to receive money in Germany
Transfer money to Germany on the move with the Western Union® app. Save time by starting to send money on the app before paying and completing at an agent location.Download our app
Send cash to Germany or pay with a credit1/debit card at one of thousands of agent locations across the UK. Make a money transfer in person with ease.Find a nearby agent location
Most major German banks are covered by our transfer service, meaning your loved one can receive money straight to their bank account in Germany.Learn more
Arrange cash pickup at one of thousands of agent locations in Germany. From Hamburg down to Munich, Cologne across to Dresden, send funds wherever your loved one is based.Explore German agent locations
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit1 or debit card
Transfer money to Germany on the go at any time.
Save receiver details to send money to Germany again quickly.
Track your money transfer in real time when out and about.
Send money to most major German banks
Transfer money straight to your receiver’s bank account in Germany for fast and simple access.Send money to Germany
Estimate your costs for free
See how much your money transfer to Germany will cost before you send. Check the current GBP/EUR exchange rate, transfer fees2 for your chosen method and more.Estimate transfer costs
Have your receiver’s details ready
Start sending money to Germany with your receiver’s IBAN code and personal information. You will also need to provide a purpose for the transfer to confirm it.Log in to your profile
Our encryption and fraud prevention commitment covers your transfer to Germany, so you can send with peace of mind.
Send money to Germany and beyond. We operate in more than 200 countries and territories, so you can easily transfer funds to loved ones around the world.
Cover the costs of your money transfer to Germany by paying in cash, credit1 or debit card, or bank transfer.
Transfer money to Germany online, via our app or in person for a quick and convenient method. Check transfer fees2 before you send for full transparency.
Use the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) to track your transfer to Germany in real time.
Save your receiver in Germany’s details to make quick and easy repeat remittance, gift or other payments.
To transfer money to Germany online:
You can send up to 50,000 GBP to Germany with Western Union as a bank transfer to their bank account, or up to 4,000 GBP using a bank card. For cash pickup, you can send up to 4,000 GBP online. If you’re paying using cash at an agent location, this is then increased to 5,000 GBP. Use our price estimator for more information on how much money you can send using our various services.
How much it costs you to send money to Germany depends on:
Check any transfer fees2 online before you send to estimate the cost of your money transfer to Germany.
To send money to Germany, follow these key steps:
You can also start a transfer on the app or online, before paying using cash in-store within 24 hours. Simply set up a transfer online and pay at a Western Union agent location within the given timeframe at your convenience. Make sure you bring your photo ID.
Transfer cash to Germany for pickup and your receiver may be able to collect their money in minutes3. When sending money to Germany online to a bank account, it can take one business day. How long it takes can depend on how you choose to send money, pay for your transfer and the receiving method.
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, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.