Send money to Greece

Send money to Greece online, on the move with our app, or in person. From loving gifts to financial support, learn how to transfer money to Greece with Western Union today.

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    Choose the way you send money to Greece

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit1 or debit card

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    Send money to Greece in a few taps with our app

    Save your receiver’s details and re-send quickly.

    On a cruise, or at work, transfer money anywhere.

    Track your transfer, from the moment you click send.

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    Easily track your transfer

    Both you and your receiver can track money transfers from the moment you press send. We’ll give you a unique tracking number (MTCN) to use with our transfer tracker.

    Schedule transfers

    Life is busy, but you don’t want to keep loved ones waiting. Schedule a money transfer for a date that suits you, and we’ll handle the rest.

    Pay the way you like

    Register for Western Union and send money to Greece the way you like: on the go, in person, or online at home. Pay for money transfers by cash, Sofort, bank transfer, or debit/credit1 card.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to security

    Our technologies encrypt your private data, helping to protect and prevent fraud to give you added peace of mind.

    International reach

    There’s more than 200 countries and territories in the Western Union network, meaning you can support your loved ones in the Mediterranean and beyond.


    It’s our mission to help people move their money where it matters most, that’s why we’ve been dedicated to helping people reach their loves ones since 1871.

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    It’s free to register for a Western Union profile, so sign up today and see what we can do for you.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Greece?

    You can send up to 50,000 GBP if you choose to send money via a bank transfer to a bank account. If you want to pay using a debit/credit1 card or Sofort to a bank account, then the maximum is 4,000 GBP. For cash pickup, you can send up to 5,000 GBP in-store or 4,000 GBP online.

    How do I send money online to Greece?

    It’s easy to send money to Greece online, just follow these steps:

    1. Log in to your Western Union profile or register. Then, click on ‘Send money’ to begin your transfer.
    2. Choose ‘Greece’ as your destination and then enter the total amount you wish to send.
    3. Select the methods of payment and receipt. At this point, you’ll be given a money transfer estimate and breakdown. Click ‘Continue’ once you’re happy.
    4. You’ll then be asked to enter the details needed to complete the money transfer or select a previous receiver.
    5. Complete you transfer and on your receipt you’ll receive a unique tracking number (MTCN). You and your receiver can use this number to track your transfer.
    What do I need to send money online to Greece?

    There are a few things you need to send money to Greece online, but first you’ll need a Western Union profile. To register you’ll need:

    • Your full name and address.
    • A UK form of government-issued ID, such as a passport or driver’s license.

    Now that you have a Western Union profile, you’ll be ready to transfer money to Greece. Before starting a transfer, make sure you possess the following information:

    • Your reason for transfer and the source of your funds.
    • Your receiver’s full name, matching their bank details.
    • If you’re sending money to their bank account, you’ll need your receiver’s bank details, including their BIC, IBAN or SWIFT code, and branch name.
    How do I send money to Greece from a Western Union agent location?

    Before you start, use our location finder to discover your nearest or most convenient Western Union location. Once done, simply:

    1. Visit your selected location with your receiver’s details and your personal ID. Or you can start your transfer online and pay in-store within 24 hours. You’ll also be asked to provide proof of your source of funds.
    2. Pay for your transfer at the counter. If you started your transfer online, you can finalise it here.
    3. Once your transfer is complete, you’ll receive your unique tracking number (MTCN). Hold onto this and share it with your receiver to track your transfer.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Greece?

    Once you’ve entered the details of your transfer on the ‘Send money’ page, you’ll receive a full breakdown. Don’t worry, there’s no need to commit if you change your mind.

    How long will it take my money transfer to reach Greece?

    Transfers for cash pickup could arrive in minutes3, while transfers to a bank account could take up to one business day.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our customer care team is on hand to help.

    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.