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Visit your nearest Money Services and send money to a family member in China for their birthday, or to help out a friend in need. Our service is powered by Western Union and can help you send Renminbi around the world in minutes†. Western Union agent locations include the Bank of China, Postal Savings Bank of China, and China Construction Bank. Money Services provides a convenient way to send money to your loved ones, whether they’re in Shenzhen or Harbin.

Powered by Western Union


  • Over 27,000 Western Union agent locations across China

  • Choose how quickly you want the money to arrive

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Send money your way

  • Money Services allows you to send money your way:

  • Send money: Online – no need to visit in-store

  • Send money: Stage & Pay – start online, pay in-store

  • Send money: In-person – in-store

  • Make fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000

How to send money

Visit your local Money Services to send cash to a friend in China. It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.

  • Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.

  • Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.

  • Choose how the receiver will receive the funds.

  • Choose your transfer option.

  • Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US.

  • Tell the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount so they can pick up the cash – they’ll also need a photo ID.

Over 27,000 Western Union


When founded in 1949, the Communist People’s Republic of China introduced ‘Renminbi’ or ‘the people’s currency’ as the official name of their money. ‘Yuan’ is the name of a unit of the renminbi currency. Something costs one yuan or 10 yuan, but you can’t say it cost 10 renminbi.

† Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15.  Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

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