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Western Union Sending Money to France
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Western Union Sending Money to France

Make sure the Sender does NOT send money to the Embassy, but to a designated Western Union office in France. Funds usually arrive within an hour.

  • See below for a list of selected participating agencies
  • List of all agencies available at www.westernunion.com
  • For post offices in France call: 0825-009-898

To Send Money to France, the Sender Must Either:

  • Pay online: http://www.westernunion.com/)
  • Pay with the Western Union app from your SmartPhone
  • Pay by phone with a credit card: U.S. Tel: (1-800) 325-6000
  •  Pay in person at a Western Union office. Go to www.westernunion.com to select an agency

To Receive the Money in France, the Receiver Must:

  • Get the 10-digit confirmation number from the sender
  • Get the amount sent
  • Have full name and telephone number of the sender
  • Present a valid passport at the Western Union Agency Counter
  • Fill out the “To Receive Money” form at the counter

POST OFFICES (LA POSTE) Tel: 0825-009-898

The closest post office to the Embassy is located at: 13 rue des Capucines, 75001 Paris.
Mon-Fri 10:00am-7:00pm/ Sat 10:00am-13pm / closed on Sunday

WESTERN UNION agencies (hours subject to change)

8, blvd de la Madeleine, 75009 Paris (M° Madeleine) – Tel. 01 49 24 96 62
Mon-Sat 9:150am-6:00pm

194, bis rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris (M° Concorde/Tuilleries)
Mon-Sat 9:00am-7pm

26, ave. des Champs Elysées (M° Franklin Roosevelt)
Mon-Sun 10am-8pm

1 Bis Rue Auber, Paris, 75009 – Tel: 01 53 30 23 83
Mon-Sat 9:00am to 8:00pm

149, ave. Parmentier, 75010 Paris (M° Goncourt)
Mon-Sat 8:30am-6:30pm

94-96, bd Magenta, 75010 Paris (M° Gare du Nord)/
Mon- Sat 8:30am-8pm

158 bd Voltaire, 75011 Paris (M° Charonne/Voltaire)
Mon-Sat 9am-7pm

154, rue de Tolbiac, 75013 Paris (M° Tolbiac)
Mon-Sat 9am-7pm

15, bd de la Villette, 75010 Paris (M° Belleville)
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm

90, bd de la Chapelle, 75018 Paris (M° Marx Dormoy)
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm

57, rue Hermel, 75018 Paris (M° Simplon)
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm

TRAVELEX (hours subject to change)

194, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris (M° Tuilleries)
Mon-Sat 9:15am-7:30 pm / Sun 10:45am-5 :45pm

45 ave. de l’Opéra, 75002 Paris (M° Opéra)
Mon-Sat 9 :15am-7:00pm / Sun 10:30-6:00pm

8, place de l’Opéra, 75009 Paris (M° Opéra)
Mon-Sat 9:00am-7:30pm / Sun 10:00-7:00pm

36, rue de Rambuteau, 75003 Paris (M° Rambuteau)
Mon -Sat 9:45am-6:30pm/ Sun 11:15-6:00pm

4, blvd St. Michel, 75006 Paris (M° St Michel)
Mon-Sat 9:15am-7:0pm / Sun 10:30-5:00pm

52, av. Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris (M° Georges V)
Mon-Sat 9:00am-9:00pm / Sun 10:00-8:00 pm

TRAVELEX At Railway Stations (SNCF)

Gare de l’Est, Niveau -1 Hall Central
Mon-Sat. 7:45am-7pm/ Sun 10:3am0-5:00pm

Gare de Montparnasse, Departure level
Mon-Sat. 8:45am-7pm/Sun 10:45am-5:30 pm

Gare du Nord, 18 rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris
Mon-Sat. 6:45am-6:45pm/ Sun 7:15am-9:45pm

Gare St Lazare, Cour de Rome, 75008 Paris
Mon-Sat. 8:00am-6:4pm5/ Sun 10:15am-5:00pm

WESTERN UNION at Airports Near Paris

(Clients must arrive at least ½ hour before closing time for this service)
Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport
Post Office Terminal 1: Tel: 01 4862 2841
Mon-Fri. 8:30 am-6 pm / Sat 9 am-12pm

Post Office Terminal 2a: Tel: 01 4862 5423 / 24
Mon-Fri. 8:30am-6 pm / Sat 9am-12pm

Travelex, Terminal1, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2F and Terminal 3
Mon-Sun. 6:30 am to 10pm

Terminal 2A
Mon-Sun. 7:00-9:30 pm

Orly Airport
Orly Sud, public area, departures
Mon-Fri. 6:30am to 10:30pm

Orly West at the Post Office: Tel: 01 4975 9208
Mon-Fri. 8am-11:45pm /1:45pm-5:45pm Sat: 8am-11:30 am

Orly Sud at the Post Office: Tel: 01 4975 1399
Mon-Fri. 8 am-6:30 pm / Sat 8am -11:30 pm