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Send money to China

Quickly and reliably, with our great transfer fees

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How can I send money to China?

Transfer money the way you like – online, via our app, or from a Western Union agent location.


Transfer money whenever you want in minutes2

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With our app

Transact from anywhere with just a few taps and swipes

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From a location

Send cash from one of 2,400+ agent locations3 across Portugal

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Send money easily to Alipay4 users

Relax. Sending money to China just got easier. Now you can choose Alipay4 as a receiving option

Save time by verifying your identity once, right in our app.
All you need is the receiver’s name and Alipay ID (Chinese mobile number).
The money will be delivered directly to your receiver’s bank account in China.
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Send online at wu.com

Make a transfer whenever you want, from any device in minutes. Conveniently pay with your credit/debit card and send money directly to a bank account for a €2.90 transfer fee.

3DS must be enabled on your credit/debit card.
Contact your bank for more information.

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Send money to a bank account in China

Save your and your loved ones’ time by transferring money direct to their bank account.

What does my receiver need to collect their money?

Transfer details

The receiver will need to provide the sender’s full name, along with the country the transfer was sent from and the approximate amount


A unique Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) of the transaction that you’ll need to share with your receiver


An official government-issued identification document

How to receive cash in China?

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Send at an agent location

Send cash from one of 2400+ Western Union agent locations in Portugal.

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1 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.

2 Transfers to certain accounts may only be available during China bank processing hours, which are 7.30am to 9.45pm China Standard Time. Funds sent to a first time receiver may be delayed until WU receives additional required information from the receiver. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including amount sent, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, required receiver action(s), delivery restrictions, location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

3 Agent location count valid as of 30 June 2018.

4 For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.
Ant Group, its affiliates and the Alipay Brand (collectively, “Alipay”) are not licensed to provide remittance services in Portugal Alipay partners with Western Union which is licensed to conduct remittances in this market, to facilitate the receipt of the remittances in the receiving market powered by Alipay’s technology.