International Bank Transfers

Transfer money to an international bank account 

If you're trying to send money overseas to a bank account, you don't need to rely on your bank for an expensive international transfer. Western Union wants to make it easy for you to connect with your friends and loved ones.

Use our direct-to-bank service to transfer money to a qualifying bank account today. It's as reliable and just as fast as sending money using your bank, only cheaper because you pay no more than $10 in fees* for up to $5,000. Transfer money to a bank today, it's easy for you and easy for your receiver!


How to Send Money to a Bank Account

Check bank transfer service availability by destination country.

Log in to your profile. If you don’t have a profile, register now for free.

Select our Direct to Bank service.

Enter your Receiver’s bank account information.

Pay with your with your Visa® or MasterCard® (Australia bank-issued cards only)2 and the money can be deposited into your receiver’s bank account in maximum 3 bank business days1.

You will receive a confirmation by email with the tracking number (MTCN).

Getting started is easy

Sign up for an account online.

Choose your sending method.

Enter your receiver and payment information.

* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange.  When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates.  Subject to applicable taxes, if any.

1Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See Online Terms & Conditions for details.

2Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.