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Send money to Turkey

Send money to Turkey from the USA online, in person or via our app. Support your loved ones from afar with ease.

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    Choose the way you pay

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    Cash at an agent location

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    Send money to Turkey in a few taps with our app

    Start your transfer online and complete at a Western Union agent location.

    Track your money transfer from the moment you hit send, in real time.

    Save details of friends, family and important contacts to easily send again to Turkey.

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    More information on how to send money to Turkey from the USA

    Choose your currency

    Send money to Turkey online to a bank account and it will convert to Turkish lira. Arrange a cash pickup and your receiver can collect their money in US dollars.

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    Send money to Turkish bank accounts

    Transfer money to major Turkish banks. Pay online via bank transfer, credit2 or debit card and the funds will arrive in Turkish lira.

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    Schedule repeat transfers

    Regularly send money to family and friends in Turkey? Save their details and schedule transfers in advance to ensure you don’t miss a payment.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Convenient choices

    Send money to Turkey from the USA online, via our app or in person at an agent location – whichever way suits you best.

    International reach

    Make a money transfer to Turkey and even further east through our international network. We serve more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

    Security commitment

    Your peace of mind is important to us. Reliably send money to Turkey thanks to our encryption and fraud prevention efforts.

    Register for free

    Register for a free Western Union profile – all you need is your name and email address. Start sending money to Turkey in minutes.

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    Earn rewards with My WUSM

    Join the My WUSM program and collect points every time you send money to Turkey for discounts on future transfer fees3.

    Track your transfer

    Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) to track your transfer from the US to Turkey in real time.

    Make fast repeat transfers

    Save the details of your receivers in Turkey to speed up the process when sending them money again.

    Register in minutes

    Quickly and easily register for free in a few simple steps to start transferring money to Turkey.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Turkey

    You can send up to $50,000 to a bank account in Turkey online when you pay via bank transfer. The amount will be received in Turkish lira.


    You can send up to $5,000 to Turkey for cash pickup at an agent location. This limit applies whether you pay via bank transfer, online or in person with a credit2 or debit card or cash.

    How do I send money online to Turkey?

    You can send money online to Turkey direct to a bank account in a few easy steps:

    1. Register for a free Western Union profile and then log in once verified. Start your online transfer to Turkey by clicking ‘Send now’.
    2. Enter ‘Turkey’ as the destination and the amount you want to send in US dollars. You can then see how much your receiver will get in Turkish lira, alongside estimated transfer fees4 and delivery times.
    3. Select ‘Bank account’ and either choose a previous receiver or enter a new receiver’s details (including their name, address and IBAN code).
    4. Make sure you’re happy with the amount, transfer fees4 and times. Then pay for the transfer with your bank account, credit2 or debit card.
    5. Check your emails for a receipt containing your unique tracking number (MTCN). Share with your receiver in Turkey so you can both follow the money.
    What do I need to send money online to Turkey?

    First, you’ll need to register online with your US driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID. Then when you start an online transfer to Turkey, you’ll need your receiver’s:

    • First and last name
    • Address
    • Email address
    • International Bank Account Number (IBAN) – which is 26 characters long, starting with ‘TR’.
    How do I send money to Turkey from a Western Union agent location?

    To send money in person to Turkey:

    1. Find an agent location that’s convenient for you.
    2. Bring your valid government-issued ID, My WUSM number or phone number along. Head to the counter and present your receiver’s bank and account information.
    3. Confirm how much you want to send in US dollars. Then pay with cash or a US bank-issued debit card to transfer the funds.
    4. Keep your receipt and use the tracking number (MTCN) to follow your money on its way to Turkey. Share with your receiver so they know when to pick up their cash.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Turkey?

    Use our price estimator to see how much your money transfer to Turkey could cost. Enter the amount you want to send in US dollars and choose the receiving currency – either USD or TRY, depending on your payment and receiving method. Then view the estimated transfer amount and transfer fee4.

    1 Agent location count valid as of September 30, 2021.

    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 Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union® transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer® or Quick Collect® transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU® fee reductions.

    4 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.