Send money to a bank account

Reach your loved ones directly with quick and convenient transfers straight to their bank!

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We encrypt your transfers

Why send money to a bank account?

Wire transfers to banks1 are quick and simple, and your loved don’t have to go anywhere to reliably receive your money.

It’s convenient

Transfer funds directly to your receiver’s bank account, so there’s no need to arrange for a cash pickup location.

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It’s global

Wire money to billions of bank accounts in over 50 countries around the world.

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It’s reliable

Find out the status of your wire transfer using your unique Money Transfer Control Number. You’ll also get notified by email when the money arrives.

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Always check our great rates

Wire transfers on WU.com or via our app to a bank account for a 0 NOK transfer fee2.

How do I send money to a bank account?

Western Union lets you transfer money to bank accounts at home and abroad in three convenient ways: online, via our handy mobile app, and at our agent locations. You can pay in cash, by bank transfer, and by using your credit or debit card.

Pay the way you like

Directly from your bank account via Trustly

Credit or debit card

Cash

What do I generally need to send to a bank account?

Whenever you want to start a new wire transfer to a bank account, always make sure to have the following information handy. You may need some additional things depending on the destination bank and country.

  1. Receiver’s details

    Name and country of your receiver

  2. Bank details

    Bank’s name and bank code (BIC)

  3. Account details

    Receiver’s account number (IBAN)

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 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 Agent location count valid as of December 31, 2021.