Send money to Sweden

Sending money to Sweden using Western Union can be done with ease. Make money transfers to Sweden online, via our app, or in person for complete convenience.


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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose how to send money to Sweden

    Using your bank details
    Cash at an agent location
    With a credit2 or debit card

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    Send money to Sweden in a few taps with our app

    Save your friends, family and other important contacts’ details to resend money to Sweden fast.

    Track your transfer to Sweden from the moment you click send.

    Save time by starting your transfer in the app and completing at an agent location.

    Rating as of 1 April 2024.

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    Easily track your transfer

    Send and track your money transfers to Sweden. Use the unique tracking number (MTCN) to follow your funds with our app or transfer tracker.

    Send again quickly

    Save your receiver in Sweden’s details for added convenience, so you can send money again quickly.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    International reach

    From Sweden to Switzerland, Australia to Africa, the Western Union network covers more than 200 countries and territories. Send money to family and friends around the world.

    Convenient locations

    Make a money transfer to Sweden to more than 5001 agent locations for a quick and convenient cash pickup that suits your loved ones.

    Trusted heritage

    Since 1871, we’ve helped people move their money around the world to support loved ones and make good things happen. Our dedication helps you reach family and friends from virtually anywhere.

    Register for free

    Sending money to Sweden is easy and reliable with a free Western Union profile. Register online to get started.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Sweden?

    You can send up to 50,000 GBP to Sweden – to a bank account when paying by bank transfer. If you’re paying with a credit2/debit card or Sofort, you’re limited to sending up to 4,000 GBP to a bank account. For cash pickup, you can send up to 4,000 GBP if you’re paying online. If you’re sending money to Sweden in person, the amount you can send rises to 5,000 GBP.

    How do I send money online to Sweden?

    To send money to Sweden online, you need to:

    1. Register or log in to your Western Union profile. Then click the ‘Send now’ button to begin your transfer.
    2. Select Sweden as your transfer location and enter the amount in GBP you wish to send.
    3. Choose how your loved one wants your money to be received, as well as your payment method. Here you’ll see an estimated delivery time, transfer fees3 and the total your receiver will get in SEK. Click ‘Continue’.
    4. Enter your receiver’s details, the purpose of transfer and source of funds. Then pay to confirm the transfer to Sweden.
    5. You’ll receive a tracking number (MTCN), which you can share with your receiver so you can both track your transfer.
    How do I send money to Sweden from a Western Union agent location?

    Transfer money from the UK to Sweden at an agent location in a few easy steps:

    1. Check our agent location finder to search for your nearest agent location.
    2. Provide a form of valid government-issued ID to the staff member behind the counter.
    3. Present the details of your receiver, including their full name, account details and where in Sweden you want the money to go. You’ll also be asked to provide proof regarding your source of funds – you can do this by bringing a tax return, payslip or bank statement.
    4. Use a UK bank-issued credit2/debit card or pay with cash.
    5. Check your receipt for the tracking number (MTCN.) You and your receiver can use this to track your money transfer.

    Alternatively, you can start your transfer with the app or online and complete your transfer in person at an agent location. You’ll still need ID to complete the transfer to Sweden and you must finalise the transfer within 24 hours.

    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Sweden?

    Estimating the cost of your money transfer to Sweden is easy. Use our price estimator to check the current exchange rates and transfer fees3 online. By entering the amount you want to send in GBP and selecting your payment and receiving method, you’ll get a transparent breakdown of all the costs.

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

    Generally, most transfers to a bank account in Sweden will take two business days. However, you can send money to Sweden for cash pickup in minutes1. Money transfer delivery times can vary based on bank opening times, service delays, holidays and security checks.

    Still have questions?

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

    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.