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Convenient ways to send and receive money

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Save details of your receivers in France – useful if you need to send money regularly.

Send money to France anytime and anywhere. You might be riding public transport, taking a break at work or visiting family.

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More information on how to send money to France from the US

Send money to bank accounts

Cut out the complexity when you send money to a bank account1 in France. Enter your receiver’s name, address, region and bank account1 information.

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Transfer speeds

It’s easy to send money to France with Western Union. Send money from your bank account1 to a receiver’s in zero to five business days4 or have them collect cash in zero to four4.

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Estimates before you send

Get a free estimate of transfer fees5 and exchange rates for money transfers from the US to France. Enter the amount you want to send to get started.

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Reasons to choose Western Union

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Begin your money transfer to France with ease. Register for a Western Union profile, save your details and start sending money around the world.


When you send to France with Western Union, you get the reassurance of working with a brand that has operated for over 170 years. We’ve been sending money for over 150 years.

Payment options

However you like to send money, France is easy to reach. Make a bank transfer, send with cash or pay with your debit or credit3 card.

International reach

Send money to France today, then choose from more than 200 other countries with Western Union connections.

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Quick and easy

Register for a free Western Union profile and it’s even easier to send money to France. Use these credentials when you make a money transfer online or in the app.

Schedule money transfers

When you register for a profile, it’s easy to save details and schedule money transfers to France. This could help if you need to pay someone regularly.

Send again quickly

Need to make a repeat payment? With only a few clicks, you can send the same amount of money to France again.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to France?

You can send up to 50,000 US dollars to France from your bank account into your receiver’s bank account1. For cash pickup, the limit is 5,000 US dollars.

How do I send money online to France?

To send money online to France:

  1. Log in or register for a free profile. Click ‘Send now’ to start the online money transfer.
  2. Enter France as your destination, then type in the amount you’d like to send and choose your receiving and payment methods.
  3. Enter your receiver’s details and confirm the payment.
  4. We’ll send a confirmation email with a tracking number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver for a smooth cash pickup.
What do I need to send money online to France?

To send money online to France, you’ll need a few details, including your:

  • Receiver’s name
  • Receiver’s details, for example their IBAN
  • Payment information, such as your bank details
  • Your US driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID.
How do I send money to France from a Western Union agent location?
  1. Search onlinefor a Western Union agent location near you.
  2. Bring valid government-issued ID or a phone number to the counter, as well as your receiver’s information
  3. Transfer the money using cash or a US bank-issued debit card.
  4. Look out for your unique tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt. You can share this with your receiver and track the funds.
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to France?

Use our money transfer price estimator tool to get an idea of what you might pay, including transfer fees5 and exchange rates. Simply enter the amount you’d like to send to France.

1 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.)

2 Network data as of December 31, 2021.

3 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.

4 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. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to the receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to the account tied to the 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.

5 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.