Wiring Money Directly: You or your family, friends, or associates, may wire money directly to a U.S. citizen abroad by contacting Western Union, MoneyGram, or other similar commercial money transfer services with offices overseas. There are money transfer cost comparison tools online to help you identify your best option. The person receiving the money will need to present proof of identity, such as a passport.
- Sending Money to France via Western Union (PDF – 176KB)
See our information about replacement of lost or stolen U.S. passports abroad. Be wary of International Financial Scams!