Send money to Hong Kong

Transfer money to Hong Kong with ease. Send money to friends or family around the world using Western Union’s reliable service.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you send money to Hong Kong

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit1 or debit card

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    Send money to Hong Kong in a few taps with our app

    Start your money transfer from home and finish in-store.

    Use the Western Union® app on the go, anytime, anywhere.

    Follow your transfer in real time using the unique tracking number (MTCN).

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    Rating as of 21 April 2023.

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    Create a profile without a fuss and start sending your money where it matters today.

    Easily track your transfer

    Keep your MTCN number to hand to track your money transfer with our transfer tracker.

    Schedule transfers

    Never miss a bill payment or family birthday again by planning your money transfers ahead of time.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Reliable money transfers

    Enjoy peace of mind knowing that Western Union money transfers are encrypted. Our fraud prevention methods help to deliver reliable money transfers to Hong Kong.

    Worldwide reach

    Send money to your family or friends with Western Union, wherever they may be. We serve over 200 countries and territories around the world.

    Renowned heritage

    Benefit from the expertise of Western Union. We have over 150 years of experience in sending money.

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    It’s simple and straightforward to register with Western Union for free. Get started today to send reliable money transfers around the world.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Hong Kong?

    You can send up to 50,000 GBP to a Hong Kong bank account via a bank transfer, up to 4,000 GBP with a credit1/debit card or online bank transfer, and up to 5,000 GBP in-store for cash pickup. To send a money transfer for cash pickup online, you can send up to 4,000 GBP.

    How do I send money online to Hong Kong?

    It’s simple to send money to Hong Kong online. Follow these steps:

    1. Log in or register for a free Western Union profile. Select ‘Send money’ and enter the destination country and amount to start your money transfer to Hong Kong.
    2. Choose how you would like your money to be received, either into a bank account or via cash pickup. Then, select your chosen payment method and click ‘Continue’.
    3. Enter the receiver’s details, including their name and address. You will need to give their bank details if sending to a bank account. You will also need to supply a source of funds and money transfer purpose.
    4. Pay for the money transfer using your credit1/debit card or by verifying your bank account for a bank transfer.
    5. Keep your email confirmation with the MTCN number and use this to track your transfer. Share it with your receiver for an even faster cash pickup.
    What do I need to send money online to Hong Kong?

    To transfer money to Hong Kong for cash pickup, you require the receiver’s full name, address, and contact number. You’ll also need to supply the money transfer purpose, your source of funds and your relationship with the receiver.

    To send money to a bank account, you’ll need the above information, plus details about the receiver’s bank account. This includes their bank name, bank code, branch code and account number.

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

    It’s straightforward to send money to Hong Kong in-store:

    1. Use the Western Union website to find your nearest agent location.
    2. Approach the counter with your receiver’s details and either a bank statement or payslip to prove your source of funds. Verify your identity with a government-issued ID or telephone number.
    3. Pay for the money transfer with either cash or card.
    4. Keep the MTCN number safe and share with the receiver, so you can both track your money transfer.

    You can also start your money transfer using our app or online and finish the transfer at an agent location near you. Make sure you bring your ID to complete the money transfer to Hong Kong within 24 hours.

    How to send money to Hong Kong with Sofort?
    1. Select to pay online via ‘Online bank transfer’ when starting your money transfer to Hong Kong.
    2. Enter your receiver’s details, transfer purpose and your source of funds.
    3. Western Union will then redirect you to Sofort.

    Ensure that your Western Union profile name matches your bank account for the payment to be accepted.

    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Hong Kong?

    Use our price estimator to predict the cost to send money from the UK to Hong Kong, including any transfer fees2.

    How long will it take my money transfer to reach Hong Kong?

    Sending money to Hong Kong for cash pickup can take as little as minutes3, but a money transfer to a bank account can take up to three business days.

    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.