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Sending money swiftly and safely 

We offer a number of convenient and secure ways to send money at home or internationally, whether you need to pay a bill, donate to charity or just send a gift to family or friends.

Sending money internationally

Western Union

Western Union allows you to send money quickly to more than 200 countries and territories. Recipients can pick up their money in local currency in minutes. Western Union transfers are available at all post offices across the country. Use the locator to find a post office. Check Western Union’s terms and conditions.
 

Minimum amount

Maximum amount

Fee in addition to amount

€0

€35

€7.50

€35.01

€65

€10

€65.01

€130

€13.80

€130.01

€250

€20

€250.01

€380

€29

€380.01

€510

€36.80

€510.01

€630

€39

€630.01

€950

€43

€950.01

€1,270

€53

€1,270.01

€1,590

€63

€1,590.01

€1,900

€76

€1,900.01

€2,200

€82

€2,200.01

€2,540

€91

€2,540.01

€3,170

€101

€3,170.01

€3,820

€126

€3,820.01

€4,470

€151.50

€4,470.01

€5,120

€177

€5,120.01

€5,770

€202.50

€5,770.01

€6,000

€227.50

 

  • For each additional €650 or fraction thereof over €12,920, add €25 to the charge

  • A supplementary message costs €1.50 for one to 10 words

  • For messages of over 10 words, add 50 cent per word

  • Telephone notification €2.50

  • Physical delivery €10.00

  • Change of name €12.50

Postal Money Order

Minimum amount

Maximum amount

Fee in addition to amount

€0.60

€15

€1.00

€15.01

€30

€2.50

€30.01

€130

€3.50

€130.01

€650

€4.50

Sterling draft

The cost is €4 per draft.


Sterling Draft service allows you to make payments of up to £2,000 in sterling to many countries worldwide, with the draft lodged to the recipient’s account. You can find Sterling Draft at selected post offices.

Sending money at home 

To send money in Ireland you can use a Postal Money Order or Western Union. A Postal Money Order allows you to:

  • Pay bills

  • Shop by mail order

  • Donate to charity

  • Send monetary gifts by post

For an immediate cash transfer, use Western Union. For either of these services, just ask at any post office.



An Post is authorised by the Minister for Finance to provide payment services and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland in the provision of such services.