Send money to the USA from Sweden

Enjoy fast and reliable money transfers to the USA with Western Union. Easily transfer SEK to USD to bank accounts or for cash pickup in minutes1.

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    Exchange Rates and Fees vary by payment and payout options and are subject to change. To check other options, simply click Send now.

    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

    Trustly bank transfer

    In cash at an agent location

    Credit2 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay® in our app

    Ready to send money?

    Send money to the USA with a few taps in our app

    Send money on the go.

    Check transfer fees3 and exchange rates in advance.

    Track your money transfers in real time.

    Save time and make repeat money transfers.

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    Rating as of 1 April 2024

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    More information on money transfers to the USA

    Get a free estimate before you send

    Work out any costs before you send money to the USA with a free estimate. See the exchange rate for SEK to USD any time, with no obligation to send money later.

    Convenient money transfers with Western Union

    You can pay for your money transfer the way you like – via Trustly bank transfer, Apple Pay® on our app, with your credit2 or debit card or in cash at an agent location.

    Find your money transfers in the history page

    Don’t have the required information of your receiver on hand? No problem. You can put your money transfer on hold and complete it from the history page when you’re ready.

    Register to send money to the USA today

    Quick and easy registration

    Create a free, reliable profile to send money to the USA.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay for your money transfer to the USA with Trustly, Apple Pay® on our app, credit2 or debit card.

    Track your transfer

    You’ll always get a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) when sending money. Track each transfer at our website or via our app.

    Convenient locations

    Send money for cash pickup at a Western Union agent location near your receiver.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Speed and transparency

    Quickly send money to the USA in the way that works best for you. Go online, pay through our app, or visit a Western Union® agent location in person.

    Commitment to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union money transfers.

    Worldwide reach

    With Western Union, you can transfer money from Sweden to 200+ countries and territories around the world.

    Free registration

    Create a free profile to get started. Log in and save your receiver’s details to send quick and easy repeat money transfers to the USA.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about sending money to the USA

    How do I send money to the USA online?

    Follow regular process – login or register, click ‘Send now’. Choose the USA as your destination and amount you want to send. You’ll then be given information on typical Sweden- USA money transfer times. Pay with Trustly, Apple Pay® on our app, credit2 or debit card. Share the MTCN with your receiver so you can both track the money.

    How much money can I send to the USA from Sweden?

    You can send up to 40,000 SEK to the USA from Sweden.

    If you send money online only occasionally, you can send up to 9,000 SEK before we ask you to confirm your identity.

    If you plan to send money regularly using WU.com, we will need to verify your identity. After that is finished, your send limit will increase to 40,000 SEK.

    How long will it take for my money to get to the USA?

    The money will be ready to pick up in minutes1 after your money transfer.

    How much does the money transfer cost?

    The amount you pay in transfer fees3 to send money to the USA can depend on the exchange rate between SEK and USD and your method of payment. You can check our prices on this online form.

    How do I send money to a bank account in USA?

    Western Union allows you to conveniently send money from Sweden to bank accounts around the world, whether domestically or beyond.

    The process for sending money to a bank account varies depending on how you are sending the funds, where your receiver is located and how quickly you want the funds to get there.

    You can visit the send money form to learn more about the specific details you will need to send money to bank accounts. Read our FAQs below for specific instructions.

    Still have questions?

    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 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.

    3 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Transfer fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Transfer fees and exchange rates subject to change without notice.